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Entergy Mississippi: Utility bills to decrease more than expected

JACKSON — Customers of Entergy Mississippi Inc. will see their rates drop more than previously announced through April, May and June, according to the utility. Haley Fisackerly, president and CEO for Entergy Mississippi, said, “With a continuation of low natural gas prices combined by efficient operations of our system by our employees we are able to lower bills even more ...

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TVA's monthly fuel cost will drop in February

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — The Tennessee Valley Authority’s monthly fuel cost will drop between $2 and $4.50 in February billings for average residential customers due to mild weather. The Knoxville-based utility said for billing periods beginning Feb. 1, the total monthly fuel cost would decrease from the current 2.251 cents per kilowatt-hour to 1.996 cents per kilowatt-hour. That represents a 3.5 ...

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PSC OKs utility's decrease in fuel cost recovery

GULFPORT — State regulators have approved Mississippi Power Co.’s proposed decrease in the amount it recovers in its annual fuel filing. Mississippi Power’s fuel costs are recovered from customers on a dollar-for-dollar basis. The company does not earn a profit on the fuel used to generate electricity. Public Service Commission chairman Leonard Bentz says Mississippi Power customers will see an ...

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Rising fuel costs to hike TVA power bills

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — A 2.8 percent increase in the Tennessee Valley Authority’s fuel cost will boost average residential electric bills in December between $1.50 and $3.50. TVA said in a statement that demand for December is projected to be about 16 percent higher than November and TVA expects to use higher cost resources. The December forecast shows purchased power contributing ...

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For third consecutive month, TVA cuts rate

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — Tennessee Valley Authority ratepayers will get another slight decrease because of lower fuel cost in November, with a drop between 50 cents and $1.00 for average residential customers. TVA said in a statement the third straight monthly reduction is due to significantly lower fuel costs, mild temperatures, reduced demand and increased hydro generation. The monthly fuel cost ...

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TVA power bills to rise due to fuel costs, storms

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — Tennessee Valley Authority ratepayers in June will pay slightly more due to an increase in fuel cost, and a spokesman said the utility’s use of pricier replacement power due to the recent devastating tornadoes and storms will be in bills starting in July. Beginning June 1, monthly bills for residential customers will increase between 10 cents and ...

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Calculation of electric bills won’t change

PSC voted against changing process of adjusting bills based on fuel cost estimates The Mississippi Public Service Commission has voted not to change the process of adjusting customer electric bills based on estimates of fuel costs. Mississippi uses a method that is used in other states for setting customer rates in advance based on the estimated costs of fuel. The ...

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