ElecThis week’s video on the Manufacturers’ Blog is how electricity is made “…it comes to us courtesy of the good people down at Mississippi Power (part of the Southern Company). It’s a video of their “Plant Daniel”, near Escatawpa, Mississippi. Here you’ll see machines that generate a million kilowatts of electricity, a plant that burns (cleanly) 500,000 pounds of coal per hour, heating water to 1000 degrees Fahrenheit to make energy for all of us to use. In all, this one plant produces 9 billion kilowatt hours of energy per year.” Link.