Tag: missouri public service commission

RELEASE: Customers save money and energy under progressive energy efficiency proposal from Ameren Missouri

Ameren Missouri is laying out plans for the largest energy efficiency program in state history. The proposed group of programs, detailed in a filing with the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC), focus on: Saving customers money. Providing customers with more control over their energy use. Adding more ways for customers to participate. Expanding programs to provide energy savings for customers most in need. “Customers are going to have new, meaningful ways to save money, enjoy […]

RELEASE: Gas rates go down and low income residents get bill assistance

Jefferson City — The Missouri Public Service Commission just approved Spire’s new natural gas rates – effective April 19 – and your monthly gas bill will actually decrease, with the savings varying cross the state. Last year, Laclede Gas Company (Spire’s Eastern Missouri territory) requested an increase of $3.31 per month for the average residential customer. But after a full audit and litigation of consumer concerns, these customers will actually see a rate reduction of […]

Nixon urges Missouri Supreme Court to overturn order and allow Clean Line to move forward

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The hotly-debated case of a wind energy company looking to build a transmission line across the northern half of the Show-Me State now lies in the hands of the Missouri Supreme Court. The seven justices on Tuesday morning heard oral arguments in the Grain Belt Express Clean Line vs. Missouri Public Service Commission, potentially setting up the final decision in the matter, one that has been in the works for nearly […]

RELEASE: Ameren Missouri proposal offers customers fast-charging electric vehicle stations, improved air quality and new choices

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Ameren Missouri has filed its Charge Ahead program with the Missouri Public Service Commission. The proposed program encourages electric vehicle (EV) and equipment use among Missouriresidents and businesses and is focused on helping Ameren Missouri customers use electricity in ways that provide a broad range of benefits, including reduced emissions, lower overall energy costs and improved productivity. If approved, the program would initiate the following: New incentives for the installation of workplace, […]

RELEASE: Spire statement on Missouri rate case decision

“Today’s decision is a result of Spire’s success in becoming an even more efficient, customer-focused company. While we are still analyzing the impact of the final order from the Missouri Public Service Commission, and will seek to clarify the decisions on several issues, we are pleased to announce Spire customers will see a rate decrease starting March 28. “We agreed to lower rates, despite the federal tax cuts happening outside of the review period for our […]

RELEASE: ATXI receives final approval to construct the Mark Twain Transmission Project in northeast Missouri

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), received approval from the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) to proceed with the construction of the Mark Twain Transmission Project, a 100-mile, 345,000-volt transmission line and substation to be built in northeast Missouri. The PSC granted ATXI a certificate of convenience and necessity (CCN) for the project, which will run from Palmyra to Kirksville in Missouri and […]

Senate confirms appointments of Kraus, Silvey to Tax Commission and Public Service Commission

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Tax Commission and the Missouri Public Service Commission officially have new members. The Missouri State Senate on Thursday gave their approval for the nominations of Sen. Ryan Silvey and Will Kraus, both men appointed to the positions by Gov. Eric Greitens. During a morning hearing of the Senate committee on Gubernatorial Appointments, Sen. Silvey announced that he would be resigning his post in the Missouri Senate effective that day. […]

RELEASE: Gov. Greitens appoints Sen. Ryan Silvey to the Public Service Commission

Today Gov. Eric Greitens announced the appointment of Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City to fill an expired position on the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC). “I am pleased to appoint Senator Silvey as a member of the PSC,” Governor Greitens said. “He understands the need for all Missourians to have access to reliable and affordable energy.” “I am honored to be appointed by the Governor to this position of public trust. Governor Greitens understands that […]

Spire rate case could signal change in precedent at PSC

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Over the last 30 years, dating back to their days as Laclede Gas, Spire hasn’t litigated a rate case. However, after the Public Service Commission staff and Office of Public Counsel refused to settle on most all of the normally agreed to issues, leading to weeklong hearings in front of the commission. Many are seeing the treatment of Spire and the lengthy hearing process as a change in precedent towards more […]

Rep. Berry files bill to cap electric rates and modernize Missouri’s energy grid

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After calls from several consumer groups in the Show-Me State for a utility rate cap, it seems that the legislation to create such a policy is primed for debate in the next legislative session. Rep. T.J. Berry pre-filed a bill that would cap the average electric rate increases to three percent annually. “Historically, low-energy costs have been a tremendous advantage to the Missouri economy and workers,” said Berry, R-Kearney. “But every […]