In a reversal of a January 2016 order, the Missouri Public Service Commission approved a request on January 11 (Case No. ER-2017-0149) filed by Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri to adjust the Energy Efficiency Investment Charge (EEIC) Rider that appears on the monthly bills of the utility’s 1.2 million electric customers statewide.
Ameren Missouri made a strong case (File No. EO-2017-0023) for regulatory changes at the Public Service Commission (PSC), on September 26 – claiming that the utility could make $1 billion in badly needed infrastructure improvements only if the method for setting electricity rates changes could be modified, according to a report in the St. Louis Business Journal.
Empire District Electric Files for Missouri Rate Increase
On July 20, the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) opened hearings on a new energy efficiency plan to replace St. Louis-based Ameren’s three-year-old initiative, due to expire at year-end 2015. Energy efficiency is a hot-button for utilities, which are seeing their sales and profits slump … Read more…