MS Power adds $29 million to Kemper Co. plant price tag

The cost to build Mississippi Power’s Kemper County lignite plant is on the rise again. In recently filed reports, the company added $29 million to the plant’s price tag.

The facility now costs more than $6.9 billion. That’s more than $5 billion over the original estimated cost of the project. Additional costs include modifications and post-in-service costs.