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A Multibillion-Dollar Clean Coal Plant Never Worked Has

2021-10-14  Residents in Kemper County, Mississippi, were startled early Saturday morning by a “loud explosion” coming from the local coal plant. It wasn’t an industrial accident, though. Instead, it

Controlled demolition goes as planned at Kemper plant

2021-10-12  KEMPER COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) It has been 11 years since construction began on the Kemper County coal plant. This past weekend, some of that

Southern Company Kemper County, Mississippi

2021-12-1  KEMPER COUNTY ENERGY FACILITY. In February 2006, the U.S. Department of Energy awarded a Cooperative Agreement to Southern Company Services under the Clean Coal Power Initiative (CCPI) Round 2 Program to provide financial support for the development and deployment of the Transport Integrated Gasification (TRIG TM) technology that is being utilized by the project.

IEEFA U.S.: Southern Company demolishes part of the $7.5

2021-10-14  However, the coal gasification system, called TRIG™, had only been tested on a small-scale facility which processed an average of less than two tons of coal per hour and remained unproven in a commercial-scale power plant like Kemper (which was designed to process 575 tons per hour in each of its two gasifiers).In addition, significant problems were experienced during the scaling up of the

The Three Factors That Doomed Kemper County IGCC

2017-6-30  When its history is written, the Kemper County clean coal plant in Mississippi might be seen in the same light as a transatlantic liner at the dawn of the jet age: a gallant piece of engineering

Major "Clean Coal" Project in Mississippi Shuts Down

2017-7-3  Kemper County coal gasification plant Wikimedia Commons Kemper County Power Generation Facility, the flagship “clean coal” project in rural

$7.5 billion Kemper power plant suspends coal gasification

2017-6-28  The Kemper County plant was supposed to be a cutting-edge demonstration of the power of “clean coal," and, despite running five years late and more than $4

How America's clean coal dream unravelled Coal The

2018-3-3  The dome for storing lignite coal stands next to Southern Co’s Kemper County power plant under construction near Meridian, Mississippi, on 25 February 2014.

Carbon Capture Suffers a Huge Setback as Kemper Plant

2017-6-29  In a move that surprised no one, coal giant Southern Company announced that it plans to suspend work on the clean coal carbon capture portion of

A Multibillion-Dollar Clean Coal Plant Never Worked, and

Residents in Kemper County, Mississippi, were startled early Saturday morning by a “loud explosion” coming from the local coal plant. It wasn’t an industrial accident, though. Instead, it

Kemper Project Global Energy Monitor

2021-12-2  Kemper Project. The Kemper Project is a 582-megawatt (MW) integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) coal plant under construction in Mississippi. The plant would include carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology. The power plant was estimated to be in service by May 2014, at a cost of US$2.4 billion.

MISSISSIPPI ISSUES: MISSISSIPI POWER'S KEMPER

2021-9-17  JACKSON, MS BY LOUIE MILLER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, MIISSISSIPPI SIERRA CLUBKemper County Lignite Plant is planned to be built in the Chickasawhay flood plain, meaning that any runoff from the project will impact the Pascagoula River

The Three Factors That Doomed Kemper County IGCC

2017-6-30  When its history is written, the Kemper County clean coal plant in Mississippi might be seen in the same light as a transatlantic liner at the dawn of the jet age: a gallant piece of engineering

$7.5 billion Kemper power plant suspends coal gasification

2017-6-28  The Kemper County plant was supposed to be a cutting-edge demonstration of the power of “clean coal," and, despite running five years late and more than $4 billion over budget, Kemper was able

USA: Another Kemper? Utilities IEA Clean Coal Centre

2020-6-29  Southern’s coal-fired power plants Miller in Alabama and Daniel in Mississippi will be included in the plan as well as Plant Ratcliffe. Southern said it chose Kemper County for the study because of geology that may be able to store “hundreds of

Major "Clean Coal" Project in Mississippi Shuts Down

2017-7-3  Kemper County coal gasification plant Wikimedia Commons Kemper County Power Generation Facility, the flagship “clean coal” project in rural

How America's clean coal dream unravelled Coal The

2018-3-3  The dome for storing lignite coal stands next to Southern Co’s Kemper County power plant under construction near Meridian, Mississippi, on 25 February 2014.

Carbon Capture Suffers a Huge Setback as Kemper Plant

2017-6-29  In a move that surprised no one, coal giant Southern Company announced that it plans to suspend work on the clean coal carbon capture portion of

Kemper power plant: Ex-manager calls it a 'cover-up'

2019-5-10  Ex-Kemper plant manager says execs ignored her warnings: 'It was essentially a cover-up'. Kelli Williams said the feds haven't contacted her yet. But if they called, Williams said she would tell

A Multibillion-Dollar Clean Coal Plant Never Worked Has

2021-10-14  Residents in Kemper County, Mississippi, were startled early Saturday morning by a “loud explosion” coming from the local coal plant. It wasn’t an industrial accident, though. Instead, it

MISSISSIPPI ISSUES: MISSISSIPI POWER'S KEMPER

2021-9-17  JACKSON, MS BY LOUIE MILLER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, MIISSISSIPPI SIERRA CLUBKemper County Lignite Plant is planned to be built in the Chickasawhay flood plain, meaning that any runoff from the project will impact the Pascagoula River

More Implosions Likely at Kemper Co. Coal Plant

2021-10-12  KEMPER COUNTY, Miss.–You might’ve heard the noise about 7:45 Saturday morning. The implosion of part of the steel structure at the Kemper County coal plant, also known as Plant Ratcliffe, could be heard as far away as the Neshoba Co. Fairgrounds. The plant manager says more implosions are likely. The implosions are local and not likely to affect anyone outside of the plant area, except for

$7.5 billion Kemper power plant suspends coal gasification

2017-6-28  The Kemper County plant was supposed to be a cutting-edge demonstration of the power of “clean coal," and, despite running five years late and more than $4 billion over budget, Kemper was able

Carbon Capture Suffers a Huge Setback as Kemper Plant

2017-6-29  In a move that surprised no one, coal giant Southern Company announced that it plans to suspend work on the clean coal carbon capture portion of

Kemper County Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle

2021-11-16  Mississippi Power has set up an integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plant in Kemper County, Mississippi, US, in 2014. Mississippi Power's coal-to-gas plant at Kemper county will be operational from 2015. Image courtesy of Mississippi Power. The

Mississippi’s Kemper County experiment proves clean coal

2017-6-25  Mississippi’s Kemper County experiment proves clean coal is a myth. Long overdue news broke this week that Mississippi regulators will no longer allow a blank electricity ratepayer check for

Kemper power plant: Ex-manager calls it a 'cover-up'

2019-5-10  Ex-Kemper plant manager says execs ignored her warnings: 'It was essentially a cover-up'. Kelli Williams said the feds haven't contacted her yet. But if they called, Williams said she would tell

New Fraud Allegations Emerge at Mississippi's Troubled

2017-8-11  New Fraud Allegations Emerge at Mississippi’s Troubled “Clean Coal” Project. Southern Co. is accused of fraudulently misrepresenting the prospects for its troubled “clean coal” project in Kemper County, Mississippi in several legal filings this summer. Southern announced in late July that it was shuttering the troubled “clean coal

Regulators settle 'emotionally intense' Kemper power

2018-2-6  The Kemper plant broke ground and began construction in 2010 near DeKalb. Its original plans involved never-before-used technology that would convert lignite coal, which is abundant in the region, into a synthesis gas; remove emissions, such as carbon dioxide, from the gas; and then send the “cleaned” syngas to a combined-cycle generating