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Jun 05, 2017, 17:30 ET Mississippi Power issues statement regarding rate filing and Kemper County energy facility progress and schedule

Mississippi Power today filed a rate plan with the Mississippi Public Service Commission that would allow current rates for recovery of portions of...


May 31, 2017, 18:30 ET Mississippi Power issues statement regarding Kemper County energy facility

Mississippi Power today announced that the Kemper County energy facility is not currently fully operational. While the project's monthly status...


Nov 23, 2016, 15:15 ET Mississippi Power announces electricity generation at second of two gasifiers at Kemper County energy facility

Mississippi Power announced today it had achieved another major milestone with electricity generated in the second gasifier at the Kemper County...


Nov 04, 2016, 16:49 ET Mississippi Power issues statement regarding Kemper County energy facility schedule

Mississippi Power continues making progress on the completion of the Kemper County energy facility. Last month, the project reached its most...


Aug 08, 2016, 13:30 ET Mississippi Power issues statement regarding Kemper County energy facility schedule

 Mississippi Power continues making progress on the completion of the Kemper County energy facility. In July, the project reached its most...


May 20, 2016, 12:00 ET Mississippi Power, Origis Energy break ground on new solar energy facility

 Today, Mississippi Power and Origis Energy, along with officials from the Area Development Partnership and Lamar County, held a groundbreaking...


Apr 27, 2016, 11:00 ET Mississippi Power, Silicon Ranch break ground on new solar energy facility

Mississippi Power and Silicon Ranch Corporation, along with local officials from the city of Hattiesburg, Forrest County and the Area Development...


Jan 27, 2016, 10:30 ET Mississippi Power Generation has record-setting year delivering power

Mississippi Power Generation set company records in 2015 for net generation produced and reliability, with performance better than the industry...


Dec 03, 2015, 12:26 ET PSC finalizes permanent rates for Kemper County energy facility in-service assets

 Today, the Mississippi Public Service Commission approved an agreement that will lower bills and provide an additional credit to...


Nov 23, 2015, 12:01 ET Mississippi Power proposes nearly $14 decrease per month in fuel costs for residential customers

 Mississippi Power today announced it has filed a fuel cost request with the Mississippi Public Service Commission that would reduce the...


Nov 10, 2015, 10:45 ET PSC approves Mississippi Power's utility-scale solar projects

The Mississippi Public Service Commission approved the largest solar installations in Mississippi today, making Mississippi Power the largest...


Oct 27, 2015, 17:05 ET Kemper reaches most significant milestone yet toward coal gasification

 Mississippi Power's Kemper County energy facility has reached its most significant milestone to date with the testing of one of the project's...


Oct 26, 2015, 16:45 ET Mississippi Power receives ReliabilityOne™ Award for outstanding midsize utility

Mississippi Power earned the 2015 ReliabilityOne™ Award for outstanding midsize utility presented by PA Consulting Group in its annual...


Oct 22, 2015, 11:30 ET Kemper combined cycle power plant achieves first year of operation

Mississippi Power announced today that during its first year of operation the Kemper County energy facility's combined cycle power plant...


Oct 19, 2015, 15:26 ET Wilson named Mississippi Power President

The Mississippi Power Board of Directors today named Anthony L. Wilson president of Mississippi Power. The D'Iberville, Miss. native began his...


Sep 29, 2015, 16:54 ET Mississippi Power continues evaluating Kemper schedule

 Today Mississippi Power filed its monthly Kemper County energy facility project status report for August with the Mississippi Public Service...


Sep 03, 2015, 16:01 ET Mississippi Power recognized as a top utility for economic development

Mississippi Power has been recognized by a pair of publications, Site Selection and Southern Business and Development Magazine, as a top utility...


Dec 11, 2014, 12:15 ET Mississippi Power names Troxclair as vice president of Kemper development

 Mississippi Power today announced that Emile "Chip" Troxclair has been named vice president of Kemper development, effective immediately....


Aug 14, 2014, 15:00 ET Kemper project reaches major milestone with commercial operation of combined cycle unit

 Mississippi Power announced today that the Kemper County energy facility's combined cycle has been placed into commercial operation marking...


Aug 04, 2014, 16:15 ET Mississippi Power announces settlement with Sierra Club, conversions or closures of some generating units

In order to most economically comply with new federal environmental standards and meet obligations under a settlement with the Sierra Club,...


Jul 17, 2014, 16:30 ET Testing milestones reached at Kemper

 Workers at Mississippi Power's Kemper County energy facility successfully reached two major testing milestones: testing of the combined cycle...


Jan 16, 2009, 12:06 ET Mississippi Power Seeks Approval to Build IGCC Power Plant With Carbon Capture and Sequestration

Mississippi Power today filed for a certificate of public convenience and necessity at the Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) to build a...


Sep 11, 2006, 01:00 ET Mississippi Power recognized for economic development

GULFPORT, Miss., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Mississippi Power has been named one of the Top Utility Economic Development Organizations in the...


Jun 14, 2006, 01:00 ET Mississippi Power's Plant Watson Fully Restored, Ready for Summer Peaking Season

GULFPORT, Miss., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees at Mississippi Power's Plant Watson in Gulfport, Miss., recently completed all repairs to the...


Mar 03, 2004, 00:00 ET Mississippi Power Announces Planned Redemption of Depositary Preferred Shares Representing Mississippi Power Company Preferred Stock

GULFPORT, Miss., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Mississippi Power announced today the planned redemption on April 5, 2004 of all of the outstanding...