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.


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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.


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Appeals Court Upholds Missouri Renewable Energy Rules

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


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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.


Record-Breaking Heat Wave Hits Southern California

UPDATED: All The Power’s Back On In Metro East

7,800 outages at the height, still some 3,000 without power at 8:15.



Ameren: “We’re Prepared” For Lengthy Heat Wave

Investments made since outages of 2006 will help greatly.


File photo of storm damage. (Credit: JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Residents Of Southern Missouri Cleaning Up After Violent Storm

Residents are cleaning up in parts of southern Missouri after violent weather swept across the region, cutting power in scattered communities and causing minor damage.


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Missouri Appeals Court Upholds 2009 Utility Rate Case

The Missouri Public Service Commission approved a more than $160 million electric rate increase for Ameren customers in 2009.


Illinois Capitol (KMOX/File)

Illinois House Approves Changes To Electricity Measure

The House voted 91-24 Wednesday.


Com Ed Trucks

Watchdog Groups Warn Lawmakers of Downfall in Smart Grid Override

The bill in question provides for an upgrade of the electricity delivery system, but consumer groups say it also makes it much easier for Ameren and Com Ed to raise rates.




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