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2014-08-14 16:22:34

GULFPORT, Miss., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mississippi Power announced today that the Kemper County energy facility's combined cycle has been placed into commercial operation marking the facility's most significant milestone to date. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136354 Putting the combined cycle unit into operation means it will be available to serve Mississippi Power customers' energy needs during the remaining summer months. "This is a major success for the...

2014-08-04 16:22:24

GULFPORT, Miss., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to most economically comply with new federal environmental standards and meet obligations under a settlement with the Sierra Club, Mississippi Power is planning to repower, convert to natural gas, or retire several units at plants Watson, Sweatt and Greene County. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140804/133114 Mississippi Power will no longer use coal at Plant Watson, converting its two remaining coal-fired units to...

2014-07-17 16:22:06

GULFPORT, Miss., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Workers at Mississippi Power's Kemper County energy facility successfully reached two major testing milestones: testing of the combined cycle unit and pressure testing of both gasifiers. The successful completion of the tests is an indication of continued progress on putting both pieces of equipment into service. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/128425 Recent testing of the combined cycle included successfully running the...

2014-06-26 12:24:48

ATLANTA, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Company's landmark 25-megawatt carbon-capture demonstration received the 2014 Industry Excellence Chairman's Award Wednesday at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Electric Exchange (SEE), an association of investor-owned electric utility companies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140626/122104 Located at Southern Company subsidiary Alabama Power's Plant Barry near Mobile, Ala., the groundbreaking project is the world's...

2014-05-21 12:23:45

DALLAS, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TransData Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced solid-state electricity meters, announced today that it has licensed three of its wireless "Smart Meter Patents" to Sensus USA Inc. The terms of the agreement, which licenses Patent Nos. 6,181,294; 6,462,713; and 6,903,699, are confidential. This agreement settles TransData's ongoing litigation with Alabama Power Company, Georgia Power Company, and Mississippi Power Company, subsidiaries of...

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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.