Tag Archives: Kemper County

Kemper plant costs revised upward again

April 2, 2014



The cost of Mississippi Power’s controversial plant being built in Kemper County is rising again. The Southern Co. says it will cost at least another $177 million to finish the power plant it’s building in eastern Mississippi’s Kemper County, pushing the total cost above $5.2 billion The Atlanta-based parent of Mississippi Power Co. said yesterday […]

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Kemper plant overruns drag down Southern Co. earnings

October 30, 2013


Cost overruns in construction of Mississippi Power’s Kemper County lignite coal plant so far this year have taken a nearly $800 million bite out of parent Southern Co.’s earnings. A cooler than normal summer across the Southeast further eroded earnings, the company reported in its third quarter earnings statement. Frequent rainfall combined with what Southern […]

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Links to tornado coverage from Weather Channel, WCBI and WTVA

April 12, 2013

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Here are links to television coverage of the Thursday’s deadly tornado in East Mississippi. – Video of newcast from WCBI in Columbus showing damage left behind from the storm and an interview with a witness. – Weather Channel report on You Tube with analysis of Tony Sudduth’s tornado video from Prairie Point. – Story from […]

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