Kemper County Plant

Moody’s downgrades Mississippi Power

Moody’s Investor Service downgraded Mississippi Power Company’s rating today. They say it’s because of the expected battle the company will have to wage to recover its cost for the “increasingly uneconomic Kemper integrated gasification combined cycle plant.” The downgrade is…

Kemper Plant Project Costs and Rates

As costs continue to rise for Mississippi Power’s Kemper plant, customers grow concerned about how and if it will affect the cost of monthly bills. Tonight on part two of our series, News 25’s Kristen Durand takes us on a…

Kemper Plant Discovery Docket

On October 3, the Mississippi Public Service Commission will receive Mississippi Power Company’s initial filing as part of the Kemper County power plant discovery. This discovery marks the next step in a diligent examination of all information involved with the…

Behind the Scenes at the Clean Coal Plant in Kemper County

Tonight, we start our two part series on the much talked about Kemper County Energy Facility. News 25’s Kristen Durand spoke with Anthony Wilson, president of Mississippi Power. She takes us beyond the gates of the plant that the company…

Kemper County Plant Price Increase

The cost of Mississippi Power’s Kemper County plant continues to rise. Officials released they will spend an addition $61 million. The Atlanta based Southern Company will absorb 35 million of the added cost. However, the remaining $26 million burden could…

Public Service Commission Votes 3-0

Mississippi utility regulators are approving a settlement cutting rates for consumers but paying Mississippi Power Company for part of its Kemper County power plant.