How to get your check or credit
Mississippi Power will be refunding an average of $650 to its residential customers starting in November.
Customers can decide between Oct. 12 and Oct. 30 if they want a check or a refund applied to their bill.
Those who want a check have three options:
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n Register online at mississippipower.com
n Call the customer service line at (800) 532-1502
n Visit one of 28 local offices in 23 the counties Mississippi Power serves
Those who register online or by phone need their account number and the last four digits of the account holder's Social Security number.
To get a credit on their bill, customers don't need to do anything. Accounts will be credited in November.
Those who don't contact the company by Oct. 30 automatically will receive a credit on their bill.