Press Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- August 20, 2012
Contact:
Kevin Kelly (573) 751-9300
PR-13-24

PSC To Hold Local Public Hearing In Kirksville In Ameren Missouri Electric Rate Case

JEFFERSON CITY---The Missouri Public Service Commission will hold a local public hearing in Kirksville on August 23, 2012, in an electric rate case filed by Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri.  The local public hearing schedule appears below.
  • August 23—Kirksville.  Truman State University, Student Union Building, Activities Room, 100 East Normal.  A public information/question and answer session will start at 6:00 p.m. with the taking of sworn testimony to follow.

This local public hearing will be held in a facility that meets the accessibility requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Any person who needs additional accommodations to participate in the hearing should call the Public Service Commission’s hotline at 1-800-392-4211 (voice) or Relay Missouri at 711 before the hearing.

Consumers who are unable to attend the local public hearing and who wish to make written comments may contact the Office of the Public Counsel, P.O. Box 2230, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-2230, telephone (573) 751-4857, e-mail opcservice@ded.mo.gov or the Missouri Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, telephone 1-800-392-4211, e-mail pscinfo@psc.mo.gov .  Comments may also be registered in the case using the Commission’s electronic filing system at https://www.efis.psc.mo.gov/mpsc/Comments.html .

On February 3, 2012, Ameren Missouri filed an electric rate case with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to increase annual electric operating revenues by approximately $375.6 million.  For the average residential customer the proposed increase would be approximately 14 percent or $14 per month.  Ameren Missouri’s filing also includes a request to continue its fuel adjustment clause that reflects changes in the cost of fuel used to generate electricity on customers’ bills through a separately-identified surcharge or credit outside a general rate case.

Formal evidentiary hearings in this rate case are scheduled from September 24 through October 12, 2012.  These hearings will be held in Room 310 of the Governor Office Building, 200 Madison Street, Jefferson City.
Ameren Missouri provides electric service to approximately 1.2 million customers in Missouri.

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Case No. ER-2012-0166
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