Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- January 26, 2022
Kevin Kelly (573) 751-9300

PSC Sets Intervention Deadline in Liberty Case

JEFFERSON CITY---JEFFERSON CITY---The Empire District Electric Company d/b/a Liberty has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking authority to issue securitized utility tariff bonds regarding the extraordinary costs incurred by Liberty on behalf of its customers during the anomalous weather event of February 2021 (Winter Storm Uri).

Applications to intervene and participate in this case must be filed no later than February 15, 2022, with the Secretary of the Missouri Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, or by using the Commission’s Electronic Filing and Information System (EFIS) at

Individual citizens wishing to comment should contact either the Office of the Public Counsel (Governor Office Building, 200 Madison Street, Suite 650, P.O. Box 2230, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-2230, telephone (866) 922-2959, email or the Public Service Commission Staff (P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, telephone 1-800-392-4211, email The Office of the Public Counsel is a separate state agency that represents the general public in matters before the Commission.

Liberty serves approximately 155,400 electric customers in the Missouri counties of Barry, Barton, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Greene, Hickory, Jasper, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Polk, St. Clair, Stone and Taney.

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