Missouri Public Service Commission
Should Ameren be able to expand its Labadie Power Plant grounds to include a coal ash landfill? That’s the question Missouri energy officials are seeking to answer at a 3-day hearing starting today.
The city of St. Louis is opposing a request by Noranda Aluminum for state regulators to lower the electricity rates it pays to Ameren Missouri.
Wentzville Republican is welcoming the new career challenge.
Ameren Missouri won’t be sending out checks. Instead, the refund will be applied by adjusting a fuel charge that customers otherwise would pay.
Laclede and MGE are the two largest natural gas companies under the jurisdiction of the Missouri Public Service Commission.
Robert Kenney replaces Kevin Gunn as chairman of the Missouri Public Service Commission.
Laclede says the increase would raise the average residential customer’s bill by $4.93 per month.
The statute forces investor-owned utilities to use increasing amounts of renewable resources to produce electricity.
“We have people who died this summer from heat exhaustion because they didn’t want to use their air conditioning units,” resident Mary Sorg said.
Ameren Missouri in February asked for a 14.6 percent, or $376 million, electric rate increase.