PSC denies OPC requests for rehearings

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Following the cancellation of last week’s meeting, the Missouri Public Service Commission returned Wednesday for an afternoon agenda meeting. Just four orders and new tariffs appeared before the commission, which the commissioners swiftly dealt with. The first matter before the commission was in the case of […]

PSC approves Ameren Missouri’s ISRS shutdown, customers could see credit

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Customers of Ameren Missouri could soon see a small one-time credit added to their bill because the company filed a tariff with the Missouri Public Service Commission, seeking to revise their infrastructure system replacement surcharge (ISRS) values. The revisions reset the company’s values to zero, effectively […]

PSC approves adjustments to Laclede, MGE ISRSs

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Over one million Missouri customers will see an increase on their monthly natural gas bills after the Missouri Public Service Commission approved requests by two companies to adjust their infrastructure system replacement surcharge (ISRS). The ISRS charge for both Laclede Gas Company-Laclede Division and Missouri Gas […]

MBEF applauds Senate grid modernization effort

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment Committee, chaired by Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, voted out SB 1028, also sponsored by Silvey, dubbed the 21st Century Grid Modernization and Security Act. The bill, which was applauded Friday by Missourians for a Balanced Energy […]

Ameren shows negative impact of federal regulations at community meeting

MOBERLY, Mo. – At a local forum expressing concerns regarding new federal regulations on utilities, an Ameren representative made a case for state action in order to update aging infrastructure. Rick Eastman, a 31-year Ameren employee, presented two videos to a crowd of almost 100 concerned citizens, spoke, and held […]

House perfects ISRS

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A bill, sponsored by Representative Tom Flanigan, R-Carthage, addressing infrastructure system replacement surcharges (ISRS), particularly for the company Missouri American Water, was debated and perfected in the House today. If passed, HB1358 would allow Missouri American Water to increase its monthly rates in order to pay […]

ISRS legislation stalls in Senate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Just after spring break Sen. Brad Lager, R- Nodaway, predicted after the PSC agreed to hear Sen. Eric Schmitt’s, R-St. Louis County, request for more information that the electric ISRS legislation sponsored by Senator Mike Kehoe, R-Cole, was unlikely to pass. “There are many important pieces of […]