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.
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.
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:
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
Mississippi Power Contact
Mississippi Power Service
- Rates & Plans:www.mississippipower.com
- Outage Map:outagemap.mississippipower.com
- Outage Phone:(800) 487-3275
- States Served:
- Counties Served:
- Harrison County
- Jackson County
- Forrest County
- Lauderdale County
- Jones County
- Major Cities Served:See all cities
- Table Of Contents:
Quick Facts About Mississippi Power
Roughly 14.57% of Mississippi Power’s total electricity comes from the use of coal.
Mississippi Power's energy loss due to business operations.
Total Energy Loss
368 National Rank
Mississippi Power Energy Makeup
Mississippi Power Coverage Map
Mississippi Power State Coverage
|State||Customers||Sales ($)||State Rank Based On Revenue||% of Provider's Residential Sales in State|
Mississippi Power County Coverage
|County||Population||Providers||Avg. County Rate (¢)||Avg. Electric Bill|
|Jefferson Davis County||11,128||5||12.39||$141.45/mo|
Power Plants Owned by Mississippi Power
|Plant||City/County||State||Primary Fuel Type||Production (MWh)||Emission (kg)||Emissions/MWh||Toxic Chemical Release||Closing Date|
|Jackson County||MS||Natural Gas||11,509,341||6,265,032,856.77||544.34||Yes|
RatcliffeMississippi Power (100.00%)
|Kemper County||MS||Natural Gas||3,969,518||1,520,368,081.12||383.01|
Jack WatsonMississippi Power (100.00%)
Chevron OilMississippi Power (100.00%)
|Jackson County||MS||Natural Gas||1,062,136||647,859,098.04||609.96|
|Greene County||AL||Natural Gas||722,057||439,711,266.5||608.97|
Mississippi Power Fuel Makeup
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.