Kemper Coal Power Project Analysis

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This plant was to be the showcase blueprint for the decades old dream of clean coal. The Kemper Plant had not only high expectation of the project planners, but also of the people of Kemper County. Allegedly, Southern Company were told by their very own employees that the Kemper Plant Project would never be completed by the May 2014 deadline and company officials decided not to disclose these details to the investigating public in reports that were sent to the Securities and Exchange Commission. Many have pointed the blame to bad weather, rigged estimates and to contractors who caused repetitive delays. Even though certain risk are to be expected, I believe the planners, shareholders and residents of Kemper County never fathom a catalyst of this nature turning into logistical nightmare on many

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