Retail Unbundling - Mississippi

Status: The state has no unbundled service programs for residential customers.

Overview: No retail unbundling program is being considered at this time by either the Mississippi Public Service Commission or the state legislature. Unbundled service has been available to large-volume commercial and industrial customers since the late 1980s.

EIA State Data: In 2001, Mississippi had 437,891 residential and 51,094 commercial customers. They consumed 28 and 22 billion cubic feet of natural gas, respectively. The average prices paid for natural gas purchased from local distribution companies by residential and commercial customers were $10.32 and $8.17 per thousand cubic feet, respectively. The average city gate price in Mississippi was $6.00 per thousand cubic feet.

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File last modified: 01/31/2003