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Commissioners give nod to co-op's purchase of power plant

BATESVILLE and HATTIESBURG — The Mississippi Public Service Commission has approved the $286-million sale of bankrupt LSP Energy to South Mississippi Electric Power Association. Commissioners voted 3-0 yesterday to give Hattiesburg-based SMEPA the right to operate the natural gas-fired power station in Batesville. The order also gives SMEPA the right to acquire any rights of way that it needs for ...

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TVA customers' power bills to rise some more

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — Tennessee Valley Authority residential customers will pay up to $8.50 more each month starting in October as the utility passes along its eighth straight increase in fuel cost. The 6.4 percent increase in the fuel cost adjustment is the largest since August 2007 and totals 28 percent when added to monthly increases since March. The utility’s website ...

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