Generating Plants


Steam Plants

Units
Nameplate 
capacity  
Plant Watson (Harrison County) 5 1,012,000 kW
Plant Daniel* (Jackson County) 4 1,580,000 kW
Greene County* (Alabama) 2 200,000 kW
Plant Sweatt (Lauderdale County) 2 80,000 kW
Combustion Turbines    
Chevron Cogenerating Plant (Jackson County) 5 147,292 kW
Plant Sweatt 1 39,400 kW
Plant Watson 1 40,000 kW
Total all generating plants   3,098,692 kW

*Mississippi Power owns a 40 percent undivided interest in Greene County Electric Generating Plant Units 1 and 2 and a 50 percent undivided interest in Daniel Electric Generating Plant Units 1 and 2. The capacities stated above reflect only Mississippi Power's portion of the plants' total capacities.

Transmission, Distribution Facilities

To deliver electricity to our customers, Mississippi Power maintains 147 substations, 2,118 miles of transmission lines, 4,213 miles of primary overhead lines and 560 miles of primary underground lines.

Fuels Used to Generate Electricity


Fuel

Cost of Fuel  
Percent 
Generation 
Coal $271,992,000 51.00%
Natural gas $260,033,000 49.00%
$532,025,000 100.00%

The peak hour demand for 2012 was 2,505,000 kilowatts on August 1 at 4 p.m. The all-time record of 2,862,000 kW was set at 7 a.m. on January 11, 2010.