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. The residential electricity price for consumers of Mississippi Power is, on average, 13.32 cents per kilowatt hour. While this is higher than the state average rate of 11.44 cents per kilowatt hour it is lower than the nationwide average of 13.45 cents. They had total sales and disposition of 18,723,361 megawatt hours in 2020, of which 48.76% were via sales to end users and 48.12% were via wholesale channels. The megawatt hours sourced by the supplier came from a blend of electricity generation from electricity facilities owned by Mississippi Power and additional megawatt hours that they procured on the wholesale electricity market. They purchased 395,211 wholesale megawatt hours. The company had $1,168,573,000 in 2020. $307,020,000 of that came from electricity sales on the wholesale energy market and $820,568,000 of which came from sales to retail end-users.

About Mississippi Power

The average monthly residential power bill for a customer of Mississippi Power is $147.42 per month, while the Mississippi average is $135.83. Patrons of the supplier have a 9.63% higher bill compared to other citizens of the state. There are 2,779,866.56 megawatt hours produced by the provider from coal usage, which is the 109th most in the US out of 3511 providers. Electricity facilities associated with or owned by Mississippi Power produce 17,511,408.39 megawatt hours, which is the 81st highest out of 3511 providers in the United States. The provider is the 37th highest in the United States out of 3511 suppliers for megawatt hours generated by burning natural gas.

Power Plant Fuel Types, Emissions & Pollution Factors

Mississippi Power emits 524.37 kilograms of CO2 pollution per megawatt hour sold, which makes it the 4th highest polluting company out of 40 suppliers in Mississippi based on emissions per megawatt hour sold. This adds up to total emissions of 4,825,121,126.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions from electricity sold by the company, ranking the company as the 1st worst company for total emissions in Mississippi. When it comes to electricity generation, the company's primary fuel is Natural Gas, making up 14,726,894.51 megawatt hours, or 84.10%, of production for the supplier. Coal and Distillate Fuel Oil are also important fuel sources for the supplier, with 15.87% and 0.03% of total electricity production coming from each fuel type, respectively. With a total of 6 power facilities throughout their operating area, Mississippi Power has the 4th most electricity generating facilities connected with a supplier out of the 40 providers providing power in the state that we track.

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 36th worst out of 40 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.
1163rd13.32¢Mississippi Power's Average residential price per kWh
1346th$147.42Average monthly electric bill for Mississippi Power's residential customers

Mississippi Power Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:Southern Company
  • CEO:Anthony L. Wilson

Mississippi Power Contact

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Quick Facts About Mississippi Power

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Producing 4,825,121,126.8 kilograms of CO2 emissions, Mississippi Power ranks as the worst polluting electricity provider in Mississippi out of the 40 we track.

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Mississippi Power is the 69th largest producer of megawatt hours from non-renewable fuel sources in the nation out of 3511 companies.

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There was a rise in CO2 emissions of 4.69% from the production of electricity sold by Mississippi Power in the last 12 months.

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

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Total Energy Loss

562,311MWh

1050 National Rank

Mississippi Power Energy Makeup

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Mississippi Power State Coverage

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Mississippi190,227849,320,2373100%

Mississippi Power County Coverage

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Clarke County15,541312.77$145.07/mo
Covington County18,636412.16$140.19/mo
Forrest County74,897213.06$149.08/mo
George County24,500212.34$143.16/mo
Greene County13,586312.33$143.12/mo
Hancock County47,632212.52$146.69/mo
Harrison County208,080312.17$144.08/mo
Jackson County143,617212.34$143.16/mo
Jasper County16,383312.62$144.29/mo
Jefferson Davis County11,128512.19$139.03/mo

Power Plants Owned by Mississippi Power

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Jackson County MS Natural Gas 11,365,7486,386,539,175.52561.91YesNo DataIcon representing missing value.
Kemper County MS Natural Gas 4,141,4231,575,329,698.46380.38No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Gulfport MS Natural Gas 1,917,0311,107,789,120.76577.87No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Jackson County MS Natural Gas 1,037,059632,587,103.54609.98No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Greene County AL Natural Gas 631,717385,473,767.24610.2No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.
Meridian MS Natural Gas 8,8227,235,526.9820.17No DataIcon representing missing value.No DataIcon representing missing value.

Mississippi Power Fuel Makeup

NATURAL GAS
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84.10%
COAL
Coal
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15.87%
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 bill for Mississippi Power customers each month?

Customers of Mississippi Power pay, on average, a monthly bill of $147.42.

What cities does Mississippi Power provider electricity in?

Mississippi Power has customers in 69 cities.

What is the average electricity rate for Mississippi Power customers?

Mississippi Powers current average electricity rate is 13.32 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh), compared to the average state rate of 11.44 cents and the average United States rate of 13.45 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: 2021-09-28