FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- May 15, 2020
Contact: Kevin Kelly (573) 751-9300
PSC Approves Agreement in Spire Missouri ISRS Cases
JEFFERSON CITY---The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved an agreement reached by Spire Missouri, Inc., the Staff of the Missouri Public Service Commission and the Office of the Public Counsel which will change the infrastructure system replacement surcharge (ISRS) for Spire West customers (formerly Laclede Gas Company d/b/a Missouri Gas Energy) and Spire East customers (formerly Laclede Gas Company) of Spire Missouri, Inc.
The ISRS adjustments reflect infrastructure replacement investments made by the natural gas company from August 1, 2019 through February 29, 2020. These costs for natural gas pipeline replacements and relocations are not currently included in Spire Missouri, Inc.’s rates.
The ISRS for Spire East residential customers will increase by approximately $0.65 a month and by approximately $0.82 a month for Spire West residential customers. The changes take effect on May 25, 2020. The ISRS first appeared on Spire West customer bills in April 2004. The ISRS first appeared on Spire East customer bills in June 2004.
Spire East provides natural gas service to approximately 654,400 customers in the City of St. Louis as well as the Missouri counties of St. Louis, St. Charles, Butler, Iron, Franklin, Jefferson, Madison, Crawford, St. Francois and Ste. Genevieve. Spire West provides natural gas service to approximately 517,500 customers in Andrew, Barry, Barton, Bates, Buchanan, Carroll, Cass, Cedar, Christian, Clay, Clinton, Dade, DeKalb, Greene, Henry, Howard, Jackson, Jasper, Johnson, Lafayette, Lawrence, McDonald, Moniteau, Pettis, Platte, Ray, Saline, Stone and Vernon counties.