Kemper Project

Mississippi Power announces yet another operational date for the Kemper Project

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Economy, Energy and Environment, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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Mississippi Power says its Kemper Project clean coal power plant will be operational by April 30 running on synthesis gas made from lignite.

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Southern Company hit with fifth lawsuit over Kemper Project delays, costs

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Economy, Energy and Environment, Judiciary, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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Utility giant the Southern Company was served Tuesday with its fifth lawsuit concerning delays and cost overruns with the Kemper Project.

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Report: Problems continue to appear for the Kemper Project clean coal power plant

By   /  March 28, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Economy, Energy and Environment, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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A report by the independent monitor says new problems continue to pop up at the Kemper Project clean coal power plant.

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PSC’s Britton: $2.88 billlion cap on Kemper Project isn’t a guarantee for utility

By   /  March 21, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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The lone Republican on the three-member commission says getting the full amount depends on the company delivering on its promises.

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Kemper Project clean coal power plant will miss yet another start date

By   /  March 16, 2017  /  Crony Capitalism, Economy, Energy and Environment, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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The Kemper Project clean coal power plant will miss its mid-March operational date, the company revealed Thursday in an SEC filing.

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Moody’s downgrades Mississippi Power’s credit rating

By   /  March 2, 2017  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Mississippi, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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Ratings firm Moody’s downgraded Mississippi Power’s credit rating Wednesday over concerns with the Kemper Project.

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