Energy

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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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Charlie Brennan – Wednesday, November 19 – Mo. Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder on Ferguson Commission; Cindy Schild on Keystone XL Pipeline; Mike Shannon

Mo. Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder explains his “no” vote on funding for the Ferguson Commission; Charlie and Debbie with Cindy Schild of the American Petroleum Institute on the Keystone XL Pipeline; and Charlie talks with STL Cardinals Broadcaster Mike Shannon about the Cards’ recent trades.

11/19/2014

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Illinois Investing in Solar Power

State will buy up to $30 million worth of solar power and pump it into the energy mix

06/28/2014

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Nixon Launches State Energy Study

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon came to St. Louis County Wednesday to launch a broad study of the state’s future energy needs.

06/18/2014

1/13/14-Ameren Missouri director of renewable strategy policy and generation Bill Barbieri points to an artist's rendering of new multi-million dollar solar energy center to be built in O'Fallon Mo. and open by the end of this year. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Ameren MO Outlines Plans For Solar Energy Center In O’Fallon

Facility will be size of 19 football fields and generate 5.7 MW of power.

01/13/2014

The Milam landfill rises high above traffic passing by I-55/70.  (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Metro East Landfill Will Turn Trash Into Fuel

Between Cahokia Mounds and the Gateway International Speedway stands a giant landfill. It’s about to become a giant fuel source.

10/18/2013

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Midwest Households to be Hit by 13% Increase in Natural Gas Prices

Residents in the Midwest can expect to pay 13 percent more for natural gas this winter, according to the Energy Information Administration.

10/14/2013

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Expert Stresses Solar Panel Safety After Webster Blaze

Wire malfunction is likely the cause for a solar panel fire earlier this month at the Webster Groves High School.

05/28/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

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