Southern Co. suspends Mississippi clean-coal plant

 
 
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Atlanta-based Southern Co. (NYSE: SO) and Mississippi Power Co. suspended start-up and operations at the utility’s Kemper clean-coal plant Wednesday, citing economics and safety.

The announcement came just one week after the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) asked its staff to draw up a resolution for its July 6 meeting instructing Southern Co. to convert the $7.5 billion Plant Kemper project to natural gas. On Wednesday, Southern President and CEO Tom Fanning agreed, announcing that Kemper…


Atlanta Business Journal
Southern Co. suspends Mississippi clean-coal plant