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Southern Co. subsidiary absorbs $333M cost overrun on 'clean coal' plant

The price tag keeps rising for Mississippi Power's next-generation fossil plant that will convert lignite coal into a combustible gas, with the latest estimate running to $3.42 billion, 42 percent higher than the plant's original projected cost and 19 percent higher than what is allowed under a cap imposed on the project by the Mississippi Public Service Commission.

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