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Kemper County


Kemper County IGCC Plant Generates First Syngas-Fueled Power

Mississippi Power's integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plant in Kemper County, Miss., on October 12 has begun generating its first power using a combination of syngas (produced from locally mined…


Is EOR a Dead End for Carbon Capture and Storage?

In April’s editorial, “When Technology Tails Wag Power Dogs,” Editor Gail Reitenbach mused about whether the use of captured carbon dioxide (CO2) for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) represents a viable…


Regulator Orders Mississippi Power to Issue Kemper IGCC Rebates

Mississippi Power must rebate $281 million in funds collected since 2013 for rate increases related to the lignite-fired power plant under construction in Kemper County, the Mississippi Public Service Commission…


Kemper County IGCC Project Costs Soar to $6.1B

Cost estimates for the Kemper County Integrated Coal Gasification Combined Cycle project (IGCC) have surged another $330 million since August, mostly owing to delays that have shifted the plant's in-service…


Kemper IGCC Plant Settlement Requires Mississippi Power Coal Fleet Changes

A major environmental settlement will force Southern Co. to repower, convert to natural gas, or shutter several coal units in Mississippi and Alabama. The landmark settlement with the Sierra Club…