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Kemper Plant Costs Increase
The cost of Mississippi Power’s Kemper County plant is projected to go up another 9 million dollars, according to our media partner, the Sun Herald. Video Video
Mississippi Power Refunds
Mississippi Power Company says it prefers bill credits be the default option when refunding the 350 million dollars it must repay in money collected for its Kemper County power plant. Video Video
Mississippi Power Asks for Interim Rate Increase
The company is asking for a replacement of the 18 percent rate increase the commission replaced earlier this week. Video Video
Mississippi Power to Refund Customers
Mississippi Power customers could see lower bills starting next month and refunds by November. Video Video
Biloxi City Officials Look to Stop Mississippi Power Rate Hikes
What originally started out as an estimated $2.2 billion for the Kemper Power plant is now costing $6.1 billion. To compensate for costs, Mississippi Power has increased its customer’s monthly rates. Now, the city of Biloxi and other small business owners are looking to hold Mississippi Power more accountable. Video Video
Locals React to Mississippi Power Refund
Whether it’s by a lump sum or credit on future bills, Mississippi Power customers will soon see over $350 million returned back to them in refunds. Video Video
Mississippi Power Rates Hike
Mississippi Power announced today that rates could increase to help pay for the Kemper Power Plant. Video Video
Orange Grove Students Learn About Electrical Safety
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 70% of child related electrical accidents occur at home, even with an adult present. Video Video
Moss Point Students Get a Lesson at Sandhill Crane Refuge
Wednesday, Moss Point 2nd graders enjoyed the beautiful weather while learning about the wildlife at one Coast national wildlife refuge, thanks to a sponsorship by Mississippi Power. Video Video
Mississippi Power Teaches Girls About Engineering Through Annual Program
More women than ever are excelling in engineering, a field once dominated almost completely by men. Video Video
Hiller Park to Get Some Much Needed Sprucing Up
Hiller Park was once a premier hangout in Biloxi, but over the last few decades, years of neglect have begun to take their toll and people have been staying away. Video Video
Supreme Court Denies Mississippi Power Increase
It’s good news for Mississippi Power customers. The Supreme Court has denied Mississippi Power’s motion to rehear a decision made earlier this year. Video Video
Mississippi Power’s Credit Rating Decreases
A credit rating agency is cutting its grade for Mississippi Power, saying there remain “elevated risks” of financial, regulatory and construction trouble at the $6.2 Billion Kemper County Power Plant. Video Video
MS Power Customers Outraged Over Potential Rate Increase
Mississippi Power customers say a possible rate increase is hard to swallow. Video Video
High School Students Learn About Energy Industry
High school students across the Coast spent Monday afternoon at the Watson Power Plant in Biloxi, as they looked toward their futures, and the future of the power industry. Video Video
MS Power Works Hard to Restore Power After Severe Weather
Power companies have been struggling to restore electricity to thousands of people in Mississippi. Video Video
New Utility Poles Going Up on Hwy. 49
If you're out on Highway 49 in Gulfport this week, you might see crews raising new utility poles along the roadway. Video Video
MS Power to Convert Several Plants from Coal to Natural Gas
The Watson power plant on Cowan Road will be converting from coal burning to natural gas within the next two years. Video Video
MS Power Gives Out Free Energy Efficient Light Bulbs
Mississippi Power is helping customers become energy efficient by handing out free light bulbs. Video Video
Pascagoula Hosts Local Business Forum
Pascagoula's Main Street Association, Mississippi Power, and Community Bank hosted a business forum Wednesday. Video Video
Waste Pro Garbage Trucks Causes Major Traffic Delays
Wednesday, both north and south bound lanes of Highway 49 were shut down for hours near O'Neal Road in Gulfport when a garbage truck, with its dumpster in the air, struck a power line strung across the highway. Video Video
Volunteers Work to Replace Oaks at Ohr O'Keefe Museum
Nine years ago, Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast and destroyed many of the old oak trees that are a signature of south Mississippi. Video Video
Volunteers Give Back for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Many around the Coast had the day off from work or school, but some spent their holiday giving back to the community in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Video Video
Local Residents Discuss Living with Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating disease affecting more than 400,000 people in the U.S. and 2.1 million worldwide. Video Video
Mississippi Power Provides Electrical Fire Training
Home electrical fires account for 51,000 fires each year, resulting in 500 deaths. Video Video
One Dead in Accident on Hwy. 53 Involving AT&T Truck
An AT&T utility truck left the road, striking a power pole, creating a dangerous situation for first responders. Video Video
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