Kemper power plan's price rises $62 million more

Kemper's price rises $62 million more

The price of Mississippi Power Co.'s Kemper plant went up $62 million more, according to a federal filing that covers October.

"Customers will not pay for this increase," company spokesman Jeff Shepard said. "This is primarily related to resources needed for commissioning, start-up and testing activities, including additional resources related to completing punch list items as well as operational readiness."

The total cost of the project is now $6,448,000,000.

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