Friday, June 12, 2015

Court to Mississippi Power: No rematch.

The Mississippi Supreme Court denied Mississippi Power's request to reconsider the court's decision to strike down a rate increase approved by the Public Service Commission. The opinion is posted below.



16 comments:

Anonymous said...

Think of all the money Mississippi Power spent on MSGOP radio fear mongering the State Supremes.

The Kemper disaster is Haley Barbour's legacy.

NEVER forget that Mississippi.

Don't vote for anyone backed by the Barbour Klan running for PSC.

Anonymous said...

Worst economic outlook in years, worst jobless rate in years, declining incomes (for those that do work)...let's give the people what they want, a rate increase.

Anonymous said...

Suggestion to KF, if I may, constructively and with due respect. Can you add the date of your threads beside the time so we will know if they are new or not? It would be helpful. Thanks and best regards.

Anonymous said...

Haley lobbied for Southern Company before he was Governor, Haley lobbied for Southern through Reeves while he was Governor and Haley resumed lobbying for Southern the very day after his term as Governor ended.

Anonymous said...

The attorney for Ms Power Timothy Ford one in the same as former Lt Governor ?

Johnny Weir said...

The fleecing of the Mississippi citizens by shifty eyed politicians.
Yep. MS hasn't changed in 200 years. John Grishams made million writing about the corruption.

Anonymous said...

8:55,

What makes you think he stopped lobbying while he was governor?

Anonymous said...

Tim Ford was never Lt. Gov. JPS grad?

Anonymous said...

speaker of house tim ford?

Anonymous said...

10:28 - nope. Holmes Academy.

Anonymous said...

What is going to happen when Mississippi Power files bankruptcy? We thought being stuck with the beef plant was bad...

Anonymous said...

Southern will dilute its stock first, sell more shares, and pour more money in MPC. They are the smallest unit of Southern by far. If absolutely necessary ( not likely), Southern Company would put them in Chapter 11 reorganization. They would still operate but mess over unsecured creditors.

Anonymous said...

Haley's Baseload Act forcing ratepayers to finance monopoly power company boondoggles interest free years in advance of production, if any, is a Mississippi Republican fiasco of the highest order. When given a chance to screw Mississippians over for their corporate Johns the Barbour Klan will turn that trick every time. Gotta go now and pick up the pine debris that fell in the storms yesterday as I'm running short on homebrew biocrude.

Anonymous said...

7:57 am: The SCt Opinion notes that when MPC petioned to the MPSC in 2009 for a certificate to build Kemper, the projected cost was $2.2 Bil but MPC as a unit only had $2 Bil in assets. The evident plan was to boost the asset base of MPC with an expensive plant for just 586 MW of electricity they could have had with an $800 Million natural gas plant--all on the back of the ratepayers. Now boosted again with a $1bil bond the Legislature gave them that ratepayers would have to pay back for overruns unless the PSC declares that $1Bil bond spending imprudent.

The MPC evident plan now is to get new rates in before an unfriendly MPSC emerges from elections in Jan 2016--so with a friendly Southern District Commissioner in Renfroe they are going to take their last shot in the rate case filed in May, and try to get it heard in Sept or Oct. Will they get away with it? They usually get their way and will, unless the ratepayers on the Coast get a hell of a lot more organized and vocal. Otherwise the sheep will be sheared unless stopped.

Anonymous said...

12:41 Keep in mind Tom Blanton is a candidate for Southern District Commissioner. Once a long shot, but he may have a chance to be elected. MPC worst nightmare realized with Tom.......

Anonymous said...

Very odd that Kelley Williams kicked into Greer's campaign considering that Greer has been vocal about being a Kemper supporter.

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