Tag: renew missouri

Renew Missouri calls on legislature to look into grid modernization

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Renew Missouri is applauding the Missouri Public Service Commission for seeking input on the concept of distributive energy resources (DER). Back in September, the PSC issued an order asking parties to answer questions about the concept, which uses technology and tools to break down the larger […]

Ameren Missouri presents plan to invest $1B in renewables

Smart grid needed next to support increased consumer demand for renewables JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Ameren Missouri has unveiled an ambitious plan to increase the amount of wind and solar generation, and in the process, cut their carbon emissions by massive amounts. In the company’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), filed […]

Energy groups request ‘timely decision’ in Grain Belt case

Wind Farm in Midwest, Credit Howard Rowe

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Members of a municipal joint action energy agency are calling on the Missouri Public Service Commission to make a decision in regard to the Grain Belt Express Clean Line wind energy project. Following an agenda meeting on May 24, in which the PSC gave an update […]

Opponents call net metering bill’s failure a ‘victory for consumers’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As the Missouri legislature returns to Jefferson City this week for a special session involving utility rates, opponents of another bill proposing to make changes to how Missouri’s law deals with net metering are still celebrating a victory. The General Assembly adjourned a little over a […]

Shareholders supporting Ameren, KCPL energy efficiency goals

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Regardless of the global warming debate, new pressure from investors and government rule makers may have benefits for Missouri utilities and consumers. Ameren Missouri and Kansas City Power & Light are two such companies in Missouri under pressure to make the transition to more efficient energy. Both companies have not […]

Renew Missouri invites evangelical environmentalist to Capitol

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Psalm 24:1. Colossians 1:16. Genesis 2. These are just some of the verses that the Rev. Mitch Hescox, the president and CEO of the Evangelical Environmental Network, refers to when he says that the Bible has an ecological message. He argues that Numbers and Leviticus from […]

PSC approves new orders, discusses solar power rebates

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Public Service Commission met Wednesday and passed four new orders and tariffs. Chairman Robert Kenney began the meeting with an announcement regarding a new web document that assists plaintiffs with voicing complaints to the PSC, “It’s a big deal. It’s not a terribly heavy lift to get something […]

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 […]