Monthly Archives: November 2015

Mississippi’s Three Largest Solar Projects Get Regulatory Approval

For full article see Utility Dive, 12 November 2015. Solar hasn't taken off in Mississippi as it has in other states. In particular, there has been contention over Mississippi's lack of a net metering policy, which the state's biggest utilities — Mississippi Power and Entergy Mississippi — oppose. The current PSC has until the end of the year to make a [...]

November 12th, 2015|News|

Mississippi Solar To Go From 1 MW To 106 MW

For full article see SolarLove.org November 11, 2015. Mississippi currently has about one megawatt of solar power installed, and is one of the worst American states for solar, but that is going to change soon. The Mississippi Public Service Commission approved 105 MW of utility-scale solar farms, and Mississippi Power will collaborate with the US Navy and three [...]

November 11th, 2015|News|

Regulator Green-Lights 105MW of PV in Mississippi

For full article see PV Tech, November 11, 2015. State regulators have given their backing to the construction of three PV projects totaling 105MW in Mississippi. Power from the installations will be sold under long-term contracts between the projects’ developers and utility Mississippi Power. The largest project is a 52MW array which will be built [...]

November 11th, 2015|News|

Mississippi and Alabama Approve Utility-Scale Solar Projects

For full article see PV Magazine, November 11, 2015 . Mississippi has approved 105 MW of utility-scale PV as the latest state in the U.S. Deep South to do so, and Alabama has given the go-ahead for another 21 MW. The Deep South has long lagged behind other regions in the United States in the [...]

November 11th, 2015|News|

PSC Approves Mississippi Power’s Utility-Scale Solar Projects

For full article see Mississippi Power News Center, November 10, 2015. The Mississippi Public Service Commission approved the largest solar installations in Mississippi today, making Mississippi Power the largest partner in renewable energy in the state. Mississippi Power is collaborating with three solar energy businesses and the U.S. Navy to build 105 MW of utility-scale [...]

November 10th, 2015|News|

Solar Power Coming to South Mississippi

For full article see SunHerald, November 10, 2015 GULFPORT -- Three solar farms will be built in Mississippi, including one in Gulfport, to generate energy for Mississippi Power. The state Public Service Commission on Tuesday approved construction of the farms in Gulfport, Sumrall and Hattiesburg at a total cost of about $208 million. Each of [...]

November 10th, 2015|News|

PSC Approves Mississippi Projects

For full article see PR Newswire, November 10, 2015 The Mississippi Public Service Commission approved the largest solar installations in Mississippi today, making Mississippi Power the largest partner in renewable energy in the state. Mississippi Power is collaborating with three solar energy businesses and the U.S. Navy to build 105 MW of utility-scale solar electric generating farms [...]

November 10th, 2015|News|

PSC Approves Mississippi Projects

For full article see Solar Industry, November 10, 2015 The Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved Mississippi Power's plan to build 105 MW of utility-scale solar plants at three different locations in the company's service territory. The developers of the solar energy projects will finance each installation with Mississippi Power receiving all of the [...]

November 10th, 2015|News|