electricity

Photo: KMOX/Michael Calhoun

Fire Blamed for St. Louis Power Outages

A fire is blamed for a power outage that left thousands of St. Louis residents without electricity on a cold night.

12/18/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Ameren, ComEd Get OK to Raise Rates in Illinois

The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved rate increases for the state’s two main electric utilities.

12/12/2014

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Storms Leave 21,000 Without Power Across the State

Outages now stand at 12,000 statewide and 10,000 in the St. Louis area.

07/08/2014

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Tax Break Supporters Cite EPA Emissions Proposal

Supporters say the measure seeks to ensure equipment used in transmitting electricity is treated similarly to other manufacturing equipment that already is eligible for a tax break.

06/07/2014

Ameren work crews continue to clean up debris and repair power lines that were damaged in Friday night's storms. A giant tree toppled down onto this home just off Florissant Rd. in Ferguson. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Ameren: Thieves, Vicious Dogs Hamper Restoration Work

Lock up your dogs and please don’t take our stuff, Ameren pleads.

06/05/2013

ameren workers

2,800 Ameren Customers Without Power in St. Louis County

Brian Daniels tells KMOX the outages are due to sporadic storm damage from late Sunday night and early Monday morning.

05/20/2013

Street sign down at Howdershell and Lynn Haven not far from overturned SUV

Thousands Remain Without Electricity in Missouri and Illinois

At the height of the storm Thursday night, close to 45-thousand Ameren customers lost electricity.

04/11/2013

Photo: KMOX

Regulators Approve $260M Rate Increase for Ameren

The rate increase approved Wednesday could mean an extra $10 a month on an average residential bill when it takes effect in January.

12/13/2012

Electricity Sub Station, Getty Images, Carlos Casariego

Appeals Court Upholds Missouri Renewable Energy Rules

The statute forces investor-owned utilities to use increasing amounts of renewable resources to produce electricity.

11/20/2012

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6 Electricity-Related Deaths in Mo. Since 2010

Missouri utility regulators say there have been 30 electricity-related incidents in the state in the past two years.

07/12/2012

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