Press Release


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- May 04, 2018
Contact:
Kevin Kelly (573) 751-9300
PR-18-133

PSC Sets Local Public Hearing Schedule in
KCP&L-GMO and KCP&L Electric Rate Cases

 
JEFFERSON CITY---The Missouri Public Service Commission has announced the local public hearing schedule in electric rate cases filed by KCP&L-Greater Missouri Operations Company (GMO) and Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L). The local public hearing schedule appears below.
July 9—St. Joseph. St. Joseph City Hall, 1100 Frederick Avenue.
A PSC Staff public information/question and answer session starts at noon with the Commission receiving testimony from the public following the question and answer session.
July 9—Liberty. Clay County Courthouse, 3rd Floor Commission Hearing Room, 1 Courthouse Square.
A PSC Staff public information/question and answer session starts at 6:00 p.m. with the Commission receiving testimony from the public following the question and answer session.
July 10—Marshall. Martin Community Center, Room #2, 1985 S. Odell Avenue.
A PSC Staff public information/question and answer session starts at noon with the Commission receiving testimony from the public following the question and answer session.
July 10—Gladstone. Gladstone Community Center, Gladstone/Linden Room, 6901 N. Holmes Street.
A PSC Staff public information/question and answer session starts at 6:00 p.m. with the Commission receiving testimony from the public following the question and answer session.
July 31—Sedalia. Liberty Park Convention Hall, 1500 West 3rd Street.
A PSC Staff public information/question and answer session starts at noon with the Commission receiving testimony from the public following the question and answer session.
July 31—Lee’s Summit. Lee’s Summit High School Lecture Hall, 400 Southeast Blue Parkway.
A PSC Staff public information/question and answer session starts at 6:00 p.m. with the Commission receiving testimony from the public following the question and answer session.
August 1—Kansas City. Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center, 3700 Blue Parkway.
A PSC Staff public information/question and answer session starts at noon with the Commission receiving testimony from the public following the question and answer session.
August 1—Kansas City. Gregg/Klice Community Center, Large Meeting Room, 1600 East 17th Terrace.
A PSC Staff public information/question and answer session starts at 6:00 p.m. with the Commission receiving testimony from the public following the question and answer session.
August 13—Nevada. Community Center, 200 North Ash.
A PSC Staff public information/question and answer session starts at noon with the Commission receiving testimony from the public following the question and answer session.
August 13—Clinton. Elks Lodge Banquet Room, 115 West Franklin.
A PSC Staff public information/question and answer session starts at 6:00 p.m. with the Commission receiving testimony from the public following the question and answer session.

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

If you are unable to attend a local public hearing and wish to make written comments or secure additional information, you may contact the Office of the Public Counsel, P.O. Box 2230, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, telephone 573-751-4857 or toll-free 866-922-2959, email mopco@ded.mo.gov or the Missouri Public Service Commission Staff, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, telephone 1-800-392-4211, email pscinfo@psc.mo.gov. Comments may also be submitted electronically to the Commission’s Staff through the Internet at https://psc.mo.gov/General/Submit _Comments. Please reference case number ER-2018-0145 (KCP&L) or ER-2018-0146 (GMO). Public comments are viewable by the public. Do not include any information in a public comment that you do not want to be accessible to the public.

On January 30, 2018, KCP&L and GMO filed electric rate cases with the Missouri Public Service Commission. KCP&L states it is seeking to increase annual electric revenues by approximately $16.4 million (which includes the rebasing of fuel for the Fuel Adjustment Charge). According to KCP&L, the average residential customer would see monthly electric rates increase by approximately $3.00 a month.

GMO states it is seeking to increase annual electric revenues by approximately $19.3 million (which includes the rebasing of fuel for the Fuel Adjustment Charge). According to GMO, the average residential customer would see electric rates increase by approximately $2.00 a month.

KCP&L serves approximately 272,800 electric customers in the Missouri counties of Carroll, Cass, Chariton, Clay, Howard, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Livingston, Pettis, Platte, Randolph and Saline.

GMO provides electric service to approximately 320,500 customers in Andrew, Atchison, Barton, Bates, Benton, Buchanan, Carroll, Cass, Cedar, Clay, Clinton, Dade, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Henry, Holt, Jackson, Johnson, Lafayette, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway, Pettis, Platte, Ray, St. Clair, Vernon and Worth counties.
 

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