Kemper County Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Mississippi Power, Sierra settle coal litigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    Mississippi Power will convert from coal to natural gas or retire several units at plants in south Mississippi and Greene County, Alabama, as part of an agreement to end litigation over construction of a coal-fired power plant in Kemper County.


  2. Mississippi Power going coal-free at Plant WatsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... said Ed Holland, president and CEO of Mississippi Power. "This further illustrates the importance of the Kemper County energy facility, which will use locally mined, low-cost lignite, in maintaining a diverse fuel mix for our customers." As part of ...


  3. Southern's (SO) CEO Tom Fanning on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... outlook. But first, I'd like to begin with an update on the constructions activities at Plant Vogtle and Kemper County. We continue to make impressive progress at Plant Vogtle Unit 3 and 4 as you can see from the recent aerial photo we have included ...


  4. Southern Co. Q2 profit up 100%Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... Notably, the second quarter of 2013 results included $278 million in after-tax charges related to its Kemper County, Miss., clean coal plant project. "Southern Company's second quarter industrial sales growth is an indicator of the potential for a ...


  5. Southern Co. profit boosted by electricity salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | MarketWatch

    ... of about 66 cents a share. The year-earlier period included $278 million in after-tax charges related to its Kemper County, Miss., clean coal power project. Southern's results have been hurt by charges to the Kemper County project in recent ...


  6. Kemper price holds at $5.6 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 |

    The total cost of the Kemper County power plant remains at about $5.6 billion, Southern Company said Tuesday in its 8-K report.


  7. 7-24-14 12:10pm Garland: on alternative energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2012 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    ... So technologically yes we can do this economically doesn't make much sense. And do it I'm looking at drug Kemper county Mississippi. It's a company called Sullivan company. And they're building a planned five point five billion dollars. -- would ...


  8. Can 1 Power Plant Clean Up Coal and Make Money?Read the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Scientific American

    ... carbon dioxide emissions rises like a silver city from a vast, cleared plot of Mississippi pine forests. The Kemper County Energy Facility - which envisions grabbing 65 percent of the CO2 from a 582-megawatt gasification power plant here - is ...


  9. Mississippi Power conducts successful tests at Kemper plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | Mississippi Business Journal

    KEMPER COUNTY - Workers at Mississippi Power's Kemper County energy facility successfully reached two major testing milestones: testing of the combined cycle unit and pressure testing of both gasifiers.


  10. Change of Command for NAS MeridianRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... relationships and the great hospitality we have enjoyed from not only the city of meridian but Lauderdale and Kemper County. It has just been a great ride for me and my family and we have really enjoyed the relationships. But at the same time as you ...


  11. Kemper power plant nearing completionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 |

    After more than four years, construction is beginning to wind down at the 582-megawatt Kemper County energy plant.


  12. Kemper County energy targeting early ...Read the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 |

    Mississippi Power hopes that the Kemper County energy facility will be fully operational by May 31, 2015 at the latest.


  13. MS Power tests at lignite plant, starts hiring permanent workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... and budget overruns, construction is starting to wind down on Mississippi Power's $5 billion lignite plant in Kemper County. Officials said after some successful test runs, a new phase is getting underway. The company has begun hiring hundreds of ...


  14. Why capturing CO2 emissions remains frustratingly expensiveRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | The Japan Times

    ... will probably be teething problems. Southern Company's integrated gasification and combined cycle project at Kemper County in Mississippi is already a financial disaster. Kemper's projected cost has spiraled from $1.8 billion to $5.5 billion, making ...


  15. Media will tour Kemper Co. power plant on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... we will get a chance to see Mississippi Power's $5.5 billion investment. The company has invited WLOX to Kemper County so it can show off its new lignite plant. We're told start-up testing is now underway at Mississippi Power's newest plant. This is ...


  16. NAS Land Study ProposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Government and civic leaders from Lauderdale and Kemper County are exploring an option which some say could benefit both Naval Air Station Meridian and the community at large.


  17. Mississippi Briefs for July 11.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 |

    ... data available from the Mississippi Department of Education's website, four other districts in the state -- Kemper County, West Bolivar, Durant and Forrest County Agricultural - have higher vacancy rates. If all spots aren't filled, Dorsey says ...


  18. Southern Company: A Defensive Utility StockRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... has been working on two major power projects, including the Vogtle (units 3 and 4) nuclear project and the Kemper County Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) project in Mississippi. The Vogtle units 3 and 4 have a total generating capacity ...


  19. Jackson schools face 200 teacher vacanciesRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | Education Week

    ... said Dorsey. In nearby Rankin County, the starting salary is $34,890. Four other districts in the state - Kemper County, West Bolivar, Durant and Forrest County Agricultural - have higher vacancy rates, according to the most recent data available ...


  20. Kemper County Celebrates the Fourth of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2014 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    There was a crowd on the steps of the Kemper County courthouse them morning waiting for the beginning of July 4th celebration.