Mississippi Power

Mississippi Power
Mississippi Power
Type Public (NYSEMPJ)
Industry Utilities
Founded 1925
Headquarters Gulfport, Mississippi, USA
Key people Anthony J. Topazi (President & CEO) [1]
Website www.MississippiPower.com

Mississippi Power (NYSE: MPJ) is an investor-owned electric utility and a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta based Southern Company. Mississippi Power Company (MPC) is headquartered in Gulfport, Mississippi.

Mississippi Power has 1,253 employees and serves most of the cities, towns, and communities within the 23 counties of southeast Mississippi. The utility also serves six Rural Electrification Administration-financed electric cooperatives: Coast EPA (Electric Power Association), Singing River EPA, Southern Pine EPA, Dixie EPA, Pearl River EPA, and East Mississippi EPA - and one municipality, City of Collins, with wholesale electric power which, in turn, they resell to customers in southeast Mississippi.[2]


Generating Plants

Fossil fuel power plants

Plant Nearest City Capacity
A.J. Watson Electric Generating Plant Gulfport, Mississippi 1,051,000 kW
Victor J. Daniel Electric Generating Plant (Plant Daniel) Escatawpa, Mississippi 2,000,000 kW
Green County Electric Generating Plant (40 percent ownership) Demopolis, Alabama 200,000 kW
Lonnie P. Sweatt Electric Generating Plant Meridian, Mississippi 80,000 kW
Barney Eaton Electric Generating Plant (Plant Eaton) Petal, Mississippi 80,000 kW

Combustion turbines


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