Category: Utilities

Ameren Includes New, Questionable Costs In Customer Fuel Charge

St. Louis Beacon, December 11, 2012 Even though Missouri law bars utilities from charging their customers for construction projects that haven't produced any power, Ameren Missouri has tacked $10 million onto Missouri customers' bills for power lines that it hasn't even started to build yet. The utility estimates that this cost will increase to $53 million by 2016. The Public Service Commission staff and Office of Public Counsel, which represents the ratepayer in these hea ...