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Utilities hope PSC approves discounted rates for businesses

JACKSON — A number of the state’s utilities are hoping lower power bills for their business customers will help those companies save money to grow their operations. With approval of the overall effort from the Mississippi Public Service Commission, five utilities are offering discounted power rates to smaller businesses. Participating utilities include Entergy Mississippi, Mississippi Power, Atmos Energy, CenterPoint Energy ...

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Commissioners: Law allowing utility to hide rate impacts is unfair

Two out of the three Mississippi Public Service Commissioners think a law that has allowed Mississippi Power Company to hide the rate impacts of its proposed $2.4-billion power plant is unfair. Under state law, a utility is allowed to designate as confidential any information it wants to keep out of the public view.  To uncover the information, a third party ...

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