Hattiesburg Shines with Massive New Solar Farms and Jobs Growth

2018-12-17T12:08:59-08:00December 13th, 2016|News|

For full article, see: Hattiesburg Business Today The greater Hattiesburg area is quickly becoming a solar hub of the state and region with two, $100-million solar farms covering 1,000 acres current under construction that are expected to come online producing 100 megawatts of electricity by the summer of 2017, said Chad E. Newell, president of [...]

Innovation a Key Theme at USM-Gulf Park Energy Summit

2016-09-22T19:15:21-07:00September 14th, 2016|News|

For full article see: Mississippi Power News Energy is complex. That’s according to Jay Hakes, a leading American energy expert and author who has studied the sector and documented his results for most of his professional life. “To try and simplify it, look at energy as a three-legged stool,” said Hakes, who served as part of [...]

Mississippi Power, Origis Energy break ground on new solar energy facility

2018-12-17T12:09:02-08:00May 20th, 2016|Press Releases|

Will Be Largest Solar Facility in Mississippi Gulfport, Miss. May 20, 2016 – Today, Mississippi Power and Origis Energy, along with officials from the Area Development Partnership and Lamar County, held a groundbreaking ceremony for what will be the state’s largest solar facility. When operational, the $100-million facility will generate 52 MW, enough electricity to [...]