Tag: kansas city power & light

PSC finds compromise in KCPL rate case, still says they lack authority on EV stations

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Kansas City Power & Light will receive an electric rate increase thanks to a decision by the Missouri Public Service Commission on their rate request. The PSC this week ruled that KCPL should receive a rate increase of $32.5 million to reflect their increased costs of […]

What is the smart grid and why doesn’t Missouri have one?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Despite most utilities’ efforts to become more efficient under state and federal mandates, Missouri continues to be one of four states left in the union without a smart grid – due to outdated regulations. “Though there has been legislation introduced that addresses these issues, for at […]

PSC approves renewable energy standard compliance reports

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Public Service Commission met Wednesday morning before veto session to resolve some business in a relatively short 40-minute meeting. The commission voted unanimously to approve the 13 tariffs and new orders filed for review. Chairman Daniel Hall was too sick to even call into Wednesday’s […]

PSC tackles DSIMs, denies rehearing application

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) approved six orders Wednesday ranging from transferring property, raising rider charges, and denying a water company’s rehearing application. The first order, an order to South Central MCN granting a Certificate of Convenience and Necessity, will transfer ownership of 10 miles of […]

Comprehensive energy bill stalled by Senate filibuster

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A bill that would revise a lot of the state’s energy policies and change ratemaking laws stalled in the Senate due to two Republicans who fear it would increase rates on small businesses and residential consumers. Sen. Ryan Silvey had hoped to reach a vote on […]

PSC determines rate increase for Kansas City Power & Light

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Public Service Commission has decided Wednesday to grant Kansas City Power & Light (KCPL) an electric rate increase to the tune of $89.7 million after the utility company bore increased costs for its services. The PSC also authorized a return on equity of 9.5 percent, lower […]

PSC sets intervention deadline in KCP&L case

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L) has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking Commission approval of certain demand-side (energy efficiency) programs and Demand-Side Investment Mechanism (DSIM) under its second Missouri Energy Efficiency Investment Act (MEEIA) filing. According to the application, KCP&L’s […]

Grain Belt application denied at PSC agenda

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) met today for their regularly scheduled agenda meeting to address a handful of tariffs and new orders, including Grain Belt Express (GBE) Clean Line’s application for a certificate of convenience and necessity to construct, own, operate and maintain a high […]

PSC sets intervention deadline In KCP&L request to adjust DSIM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L) has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) seeking to adjust the Demand Side Investment Mechanism (DSIM) charge on customer bills. The DSIM charge, which appears as a separate line-item on customer bills, allows KCP&L to […]

PSC hears presentations on energy efficiency

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – At the last meeting of the month, Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) and Renew Missouri made presentations to the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) regarding energy efficiency. Representatives from KCP&L gave an overview of the Missouri Energy Efficient Investment Act (MEEIA) and the programs that the company […]