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Mississippi Ratepayer Funded Rate Assistance

Mississippi Ratepayer Funded Rate Assistance

  • Since the early 1990's the monthly service charge has been waived for eligible low-income and elderly customers of the largest electric utility, Mississippi Power. The waiver amounts to about $16.43 per month for TANF and SSI recipients.

    Other utilities waive reconnection fees and late payment charges.

LEVERAGING

2010: $863,821
2009: $513,345
2007: $474,398
2006: $362,709
2005: $194,990
2004: $195,789
2003: $141,867
2002: $162,593
2001: $143,870
2000: $62,848
1999: $442,987
1997: $26,707
1996: $71,856
1995: $75,814