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Mississippi Power customers to see rate decrease

Rates are going down for customers of Mississippi Power. The Mississippi Public Service Commission voted Tuesday to lower rates for customers in the state, starting with their next billing cycle, WLOX-TV reported. “The approval means a $2.48 reduction for residential customers using 1,000 kilowatt-hours of energy a month. The reduction will begin with April’s bills,” said Jeff Shepard, a spokesman ...

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Young elected to Mississippi Power Board of Directors

Mississippi Power announced that Camille Scales Young, Principal and Director at Cornerstone Government Affairs, has been elected to the company’s board of directors, effective October 23, 2018. “Camille’s career has focused on improving Mississippi, from our rural communities to the state’s largest cities,” said Mississippi Power President and CEO Anthony Wilson. “She is an accomplished leader whose insight and perspective ...

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Mississippi regulators set to approve deal on utility rates

Mississippi utility regulators are likely Tuesday to approve a settlement on how much Mississippi Power Co. customers should pay for a troubled $7.5 billion power plant. Once touted as a model for the future of coal, the state Public Service Commission forced the unit of Atlanta-based Southern Co. quit construction in 2017, with shareholders absorbing about $6 billion in losses. ...

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Kemper saga appears headed for final chapter on Feb. 6

By JACK WEATHERLY The saga of the Mississippi Power Co. “clean-coal” plant in Kemper County appears ready for its final chapter to be written on Feb. 6. The story of the plant, whose original projected cost was $2.9 billion but which swelled to $7.5 billion, will most likely end on that date when the three-member Mississippi Public Service Commission votes ...

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Analysis: Do regulators hear praises of Mississippi Power?

It’s beginning to sound like 2010 again at the Public Service Commission. Business and government leaders have streamed into rate proceedings over Mississippi Power Co.’s Kemper County power plant, supporting the utility’s position. And Mississippi Power, a unit of Atlanta-based Southern Co., has taken an aggressive position that commissioners should hurry up and do what the company wants, instead of ...

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PSC sets schedule for resolution of Kemper case

By JACK WEATHERLY The Mississippi Public Service Commission on Tuesday set Mississippi Power Co. and the Public Utilities Staff on a course that could allow the regulators to decide by January the rate case related to the troubled Kemper County power plant. A hearing was set for Dec. 4. The PSC on June 21 said that it would order the utility not ...

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