Presley Issues Statement On Kemper Vote Today

Presley Issues Statement On Kemper Vote Today

Today Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley issued the following statement on today’s vote on the Kemper Coal Plant.


“For the third time in less than two years I have voted against the most expensive project in Mississippi utility history along with the approximate 45% rate increase that goes with it.
 
Customers of Mississippi Power Company should not be required to bear all the risks for untried technology and be forced into historic rate hikes.
Because Mississippi Power Company has already committed well over $2 billion to this plant, they have now placed their customers in a ‘too big to fail’ scenario.”