Mississippi Power

About Mississippi Power

Mississippi Power provides electricity for 69 cities in Mississippi including cities such as Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Biloxi, Meridian, and Pascagoula. The entity is an investor owned organization. Electricity companies must regularly report their customer counts to government agencies. In the most recent report the provider listed 190,445 customers receiving their services. Around 0.23% of these customers are industrial accounts, 17.79% are commercial customers and 81.98% are residential properties. On average, Mississippi Power charges their patrons a residential electricity rate of 13.50 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 15.88% more than the average state rate of 11.65 cents. Approximately 9,010,278 megawatt hours were sold to other suppliers through the wholesale market in 2020. The electricity sourced consisted of megawatt hours produced by the company and megawatt hours that they purchased by way of wholesale channels. They produced 17,832,647 megawatt hours and purchased 395,211 wholesale megawatt hours. The total revenue for Mississippi Power in 2020 from electricity sales was $1,168,573,000, with $820,568,000 coming from retail sales to end users and $307,020,000 from wholesale electricity sales.

The average monthly residential power bill for a customer of Mississippi Power is $150.01 per month, while the Mississippi average is $138.06. Patrons of the supplier have a 10.05% higher bill compared to other citizens of the state. The provider's electricity production plants have output of 15,011,057.43 megawatt hours using natural gas. The supplier generates 17,576,495.13 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources per year. Mississippi Power produces 17,576,495.13 megawatt hours from their generation plants, ranking them as the 82nd highest generator of electricity of all 3510 electricity providers in the US.

Mississippi Power Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for Mississippi Power and any individuals who get their electricity from the company. This is a positive for any consumer considering installing personal solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their unneeded electricity back to their electricity supplier.

Energy Loss

Mississippi Power currently suffers from the loss of about 3.00% of the electricity that they generate. This percentage of electricity lost gives them a rank of 7th best out of 48 companies who report energy loss in the state.

Mississippi Power Rate & Electric Bills

Mississippi Power residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electric Rates:

Price Per kWHAverage Bill$0.153/kWh$0.101/kWh$199.86/mo.$103.63/mo.
2142nd13.50¢Mississippi Power's Average residential price per kWh
2603rd$150.01Average monthly electric bill for Mississippi Power's residential customers

Mississippi Power Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:Southern Company
  • Headquarters:2992 West Beach Boulevard
    Gulfport, Mississippi 39502
    United States of America
  • CEO:Anthony L. Wilson

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Quick Facts About Mississippi Power

Roughly 14.57% of Mississippi Power’s total electricity comes from the use of coal.

Energy provider of the year for Mississippi, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
Mississippi, Major Provider Category
Claim Award
Energy provider of the year for Mississippi, Major Provider Category
Top 3 Lowest Energy Loss
Mississippi, Major Provider Category
Claim Award

Energy Loss

Mississippi Power's energy loss due to business operations.

-3.00%

Total Energy Loss

562,311MWh

368 National Rank

Mississippi Power Energy Makeup

Mississippi Power Coverage Map

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Mississippi Power State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
Mississippi190,445868,041,7943100%

Mississippi Power County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Clarke County15,541312.91$146.92/mo
Covington County18,636511.73$153.17/mo
Forrest County74,897213.17$150.39/mo
George County24,500212.47$144.56/mo
Greene County13,586312.46$144.51/mo
Hancock County47,632212.64$148.05/mo
Harrison County208,080312.26$145.06/mo
Jackson County143,617212.47$144.56/mo
Jasper County16,383312.77$146.24/mo
Jefferson Davis County11,128512.39$141.45/mo

Power Plants Owned by Mississippi Power

PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
Jackson County MS Natural Gas 11,509,3416,265,032,856.77544.34Yes
Kemper County MS Natural Gas 3,969,5181,520,368,081.12383.01
Gulfport MS Natural Gas 1,965,9831,131,068,824.34575.32
Jackson County MS Natural Gas 1,062,136647,859,098.04609.96
Greene County AL Natural Gas 722,057439,711,266.5608.97
Meridian MS Natural Gas 8,8227,235,526.9820.17

Mississippi Power Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
Natural Gas
85.40%
COAL
Coal
Coal
14.57%
DISTILLATE FUEL OIL
Distillate Fuel Oil
0.03%

Cities Mississippi Power Has Coverage

  • Bassfield, MS
  • Bay Springs, MS
  • Bay St. Louis, MS
  • Beaumont, MS
  • Biloxi, MS
  • Carthage, MS
  • Chunky, MS
  • Collins, MS
  • Columbia, MS
  • D'Iberville, MS
  • De Kalb, MS
  • Decatur, MS
  • Diamondhead, MS
  • Ellisville, MS
  • Enterprise, MS
  • Forest, MS
  • Gautier, MS
  • Gulfport, MS
  • Hattiesburg, MS
  • Heidelberg, MS
  • Hickory, MS
  • Lake, MS
  • Laurel, MS
  • Leakesville, MS
  • Lena, MS
  • Long Beach, MS
  • Louin, MS
  • Lucedale, MS
  • Lumberton, MS
  • Marion, MS
  • McLain, MS
  • Meridian, MS
  • Mize, MS
  • Montrose, MS
  • Morton, MS
  • Moss Point, MS
  • Mount Olive, MS
  • New Augusta, MS
  • Newton, MS
  • Ocean Springs, MS
  • Pachuta, MS
  • Pascagoula, MS
  • Pass Christian, MS
  • Petal, MS
  • Philadelphia, MS
  • Picayune, MS
  • Polkville, MS
  • Poplarville, MS
  • Prentiss, MS
  • Purvis, MS
  • Quitman, MS
  • Raleigh, MS
  • Richton, MS
  • Sandersville, MS
  • Scooba, MS
  • Sebastopol, MS
  • Seminary, MS
  • Shubuta, MS
  • Soso, MS
  • State Line, MS
  • Stonewall, MS
  • Sumrall, MS
  • Sylvarena, MS
  • Taylorsville, MS
  • Union, MS
  • Walnut Grove, MS
  • Waveland, MS
  • Waynesboro, MS
  • Wiggins, MS

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Mississippi Power FAQ:

Who is the CEO of Mississippi Power?

Anthony L. Wilson is the CEO of Mississippi Power.

How much is the average bundled bill for Mississippi Power customers each month?

Customers of Mississippi Power pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $150.01.

What cities does Mississippi Power provider electricity in?

Mississippi Power has customers in 69 cities.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Mississippi Power customers?

Mississippi Powers current average bundled electricity rate is 13.50 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state bundled rate of 11.65 cents and the average United States rate of 13.40 cents.

What is the phone number for Mississippi Power?

Mississippi Power's customer service phone number is (800) 532-1502

How many power plants are owned by or associated with Mississippi Power?

There are 6 power plants owned by or associated with Mississippi Power.

What percentage of Mississippi Power’s electricity is produced using renewable fuel types?

Power generation plants owned by or associated with Mississippi Power produce 0% of their electricity from renewable fuels.

What percentage of Mississippi Power’s electricity is produced from nonrenewable fuel types?

Mississippi Power produces 100.00% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

What company is Mississippi Power owned by?

Southern Company is the owner of Mississippi Power.

How many counties does Mississippi Power sell electricity in?

Mississippi Power provides electricity in 24 counties.

Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
Published: 2021-03-16Last Updated: 2022-01-04