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More time needed to resolve ash removal issues.
The company continues final start-up activities at the project, achieving integrated operation of both gasifiers, including the production of electricity from syngas in both combustion turbines, on Jan. 29, 2017, with sustained operation through the present time. This is the facility’s most significant milestone to-date.
Company employees take part in six MLK Day of Service projects.
Company now expects the remainder of the Kemper facility will be placed into service during January 2017.
Mississippi Power announces electricity generation at second of two gasifiers at Kemper County energy facility
Last month, the company announced electricity had been generated in the first of the facility’s two gasifiers.
Cost estimate includes an additional $25 million related to schedule extension.
Kemper County energy facility will be a state-of-the-art electric power plant that converts coal to gas and reduces emissions.