A panel of Missouri utility regulators has denied one company’s request to construct a high-voltage power line in Missouri for a multistate wind energy project.
A company’s request to build a power line for a multistate wind energy project that would run through Missouri appears unlikely to gain approval from a state regulatory panel.
In south St. Louis County at the first of two public hearings on the rate hike request, many in the crowd like Louise Charboneau are saying “no way.”
A fire is blamed for a power outage that left thousands of St. Louis residents without electricity on a cold night.
The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved rate increases for the state’s two main electric utilities.
Outages now stand at 12,000 statewide and 10,000 in the St. Louis area.
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.
Lock up your dogs and please don’t take our stuff, Ameren pleads.
Brian Daniels tells KMOX the outages are due to sporadic storm damage from late Sunday night and early Monday morning.
At the height of the storm Thursday night, close to 45-thousand Ameren customers lost electricity.