BackgroundMississippi Power is an investor-owned electric utility with 456 preferred stockholders. All of our common stock is held by Southern Company, which is owned by 195,261 registered stockholders, of which more than 5,300 live in Mississippi. Mississippi Power has 1,253 employees.
Mississippi Power directly serves at retail, most of the cities, towns, and communities within the 23 counties of southeast Mississippi.
We also serve six REA-financed electric cooperatives (Coast EPA, Singing River EPA, Southern Pine EPA, Dixie EPA, Pearl River EPA and East Mississippi EPA) and one municipality (City of Collins) with wholesale electric power which, in turn, they resell to customers in southeast Mississippi.