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Benefits from Proposed Energy Projects
Upfront Investment (total of all projects)
Total Economic Output (in PDV)          $14,800,000,000
Employment Earnings (in PDV)            $4,600,000,000
Average Annual Jobs                               27,300

First Year of Operations (total of all projects)
Total Economic Output (in PDV)          $2,000,000,000
Employment Earnings (in PDV)            $500,000,000
Average Jobs Created in Year 1           13,000

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Mississippi Power, Kemper County IGCC plant

STATUS: In progress with opposition TYPE: Coal OPPOSITION: Sierra Club PROSPECTS: Likely BACKGROUND: In December 2006, the developer proposed construction of a 582-megawatt integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plant in Kemper County.  In January 2009, the developer filed for a certificate … Continue reading

Gulf LNG Energy, Jackson County, Mississippi

STATUS:  In progress with opposition TYPE: Natural Gas OPPOSITION:  Sierra Club Mississippi Chapter PROSPECT:  Likely BACKGROUND:  First announced in 2004, Gulf LNG Energy is owned by Houston-based El Paso Corporation, Houston-based Crest Investments and Angola-based Sonangol.  The proposed site is … Continue reading

Grand Gulf Nuclear Plant Unit 3, Port Gibson, Mississippi

STATUS:  Temporarily Suspended TYPE: Nuclear OPPOSITION:  Sierra Club, Nuclear Information and Research Service, and the Mississippi NAACP. PROSPECTS:  Indeterminate  BACKGROUND:  On September 22, 2005, a consortium of 12 nuclear companies (operating under the name NuStart) announced that it planned to … Continue reading