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Another month’s Kemper delay adds $38M to power plant’s cost

Mississippi Power Co. is again delaying completion for its $7.3 billion Kemper County power plant. The subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Co. says it still can’t reliably run parts of the plant, including units that convert lignite coal into gas. Southern said in a stock filing Monday that it’s pushing back completion by another month to May 31, more than three ...

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Mississippi Power: Another month, another $99M for Kemper

Mississippi Power Co. said Monday that it needs one more month and another $99 million to finish its $7.2 billion Kemper County power plant. The subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Co. said in a stock filing that it has finished repairs from a March tubing leak. The company aims to have the plant fully running by April 30, completing work more ...

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Mississippi Power’s Kemper plant blows deadline after leak

After a tubing leak in part of its Kemper County power plant, Mississippi Power Co. now says it’s unsure when the $7 billion plant will be finished. With the plant three years behind schedule, the Atlanta-based Southern Co. says it won’t meet the latest deadline of mid-March. Mississippi Power will update the schedule and cost of the plant next month. In a ...

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