Posts Tagged ‘Public Service Commission’

Commissioners want to review nuclear waste plan

JACKSON — Two members of the Public Service Commission say they want more time to study a resolution urging a stop to payments into a federal nuclear waste fund and a rejection of any plans to store or reprocess nuclear waste in Mississippi. Commissioner Brandon Presley sought immediate action today, but Commissioners Lynn Posey and […] [...]

Presley pushing to block MEI payment by Mississippi Power customers

JACKSON — Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley is pushing to have $45,000 paid by Mississippi Power Company for membership to the Mississippi Energy Institute, a group recently promoting nuclear waste storage in Mississippi, excluded from payment by electric customers on the Gulf Coast. Presley raised the issue yesterday in the Commission’s regular business meeting in […] [...]

PSC’s Mississippi Power probe continues as regulators mull next move

An abrupt leadership change at Mississippi Power Co. spurred by the former president’s stonewalling the Mississippi Public Service Commission has regulators plotting their next steps. Southern Co.’s board of directors voted Monday to name G. Edison “Ed” Holland the utility’s new president. Holland replaces Ed Day, who was named president in 2010. Day has spent […] [...]

Mississippi Power CEO’s departure due to withholding Kemper information from regulators

by Clay Chandler Published: May 20,2013

Tags: Ed Day, Mississippi Power, Public Service Commission

Mississippi Power Co. has made an abrupt change at the top. Southern Co.’s board of directors voted Monday to name G. Edison “Ed” Holland the utility’s new leader. Holland replaces Ed Day, who has been CEO since 2010. Day has spent a total of 30 years with Southern Co. >>READ MORE in today’s Magnolia Marketplace […] [...]

PSC approves multi-year rate plan for Kemper coal plant

by Clay Chandler Published: March 8,2013

Tags: energy, Kemper County Coal plant, Mississippi Power Company, Public Service Commission

Mississippi Public Service commissioners voted 2-1 last Tuesday to approve a multi-year rate plan for Mississippi Power Co.’s Kemper County coal plant. Terms of the plan call for the utility to receive $99 million in construction-work-in-progress funds for the rest of 2013. That will create a rate increase between 12 and 13 percent for residential […] [...]

Kemper county energy facility — a wise decision was made

The Mississippi Public Service Commission unanimously determined in 2009 that Mississippi Power would need additional baseload electric power generation to meet consumer demand in 2014. Baseload generation provides electricity that’s needed every hour of every day, 365 days a year. By 2014 with increasing demand for electricity and no additional baseload generation, Mississippi Power customers […] [...]

Coal plant awaits state supreme court hearing

by MBJ Staff Published: December 29,2012

Tags: Kemper County, Mississippi Power, Public Service Commission, public utilities

The past year has been an eventful one for Mississippi Power Co.’s Kemper County coal plant. In March, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled that the 2010 order the Mississippi Public Service Commission issued that granted the plant a certificate of pubic convenience and necessity did not cite sufficient evidence from the record of proceedings. Justices, […] [...]

Louisiana PSC looks into Entergy’s response to Isaac

by Associated Press Published: October 24,2012

Tags: Hurricane Issac, Louisiana, Mississippi, Mississippi Business Journal, Public Service Commission

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana’s utility regulatory agency is hashing out complaints over Entergy’s response to Hurricane Isaac. The Public Service Commission conducts a hearing Wednesday, as it considers whether to level any penalties against the company for a flawed response. More than 900,000 utility customers — or 43 percent of homes and businesses — […] [...]

PSC fines are much ado about nothing

by Ross Reily Published: September 16,2012

Tags: Public Service Commission, Purchase Power Solutions LLC, telemarketers

Every so often, I will answer the phone, and there will be some telemarketer trying to sell me something or another. I am on the no-call list, mind you. So, I really shouldn’t be getting these calls. Everyone knows what I am talking about. You are trying to eat dinner or help kids with their […] [...]

Read September 17 issue of the MBJ

>> BASEL III Mississippi bankers brace for change— by Ted Carter Also in this week’s paper: >> MBJ FOCUS/LIST: Insurance & Employee Benefits >> LEGAL Supreme court sides with Department of Revenue in AT&T tax dispute— by Clay Chandler >> BANKING Trustmark, Hancock head lengthy list of state’s 5-star banks— by Ted Carter >> KEMPER UPDATE […] [...]

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