Missouri Public Service Commission http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Governor Names Area State Senator To Missouri Panel Overseeing Utilities http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/governor-names-area-state-senator-missouri-panel-overseeing-utilities <p>Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has nominated state Sen. Scott T. Rupp, R-Wentzville, to a seat on the Missouri Public Service Commission, <a href="http://psc.mo.gov/Commissioners/">which oversees public utilities that operate in the state.</a></p><p>The five-person PSC is among the state’s most powerful agencies, and among the most lucrative for commission members, who each earn close to $100,000 a year. The commission also regulates Missouri’s mobile home, modular unit and recreational vehicle industries.</p> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 23:35:58 +0000 Jo Mannies 34731 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Governor Names Area State Senator To Missouri Panel Overseeing Utilities Bill Allowing Electric Rate Changes Tied To Infrastructure Passes Mo. Sen. Committee http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/bill-allowing-electric-rate-changes-tied-infrastructure-passes-mo-sen-committee <p><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">A Missouri Senate energy committee has advanced legislation that would let power companies seek permission for an infrastructure surcharge.</font></font></p><p><span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: medium; line-height: 1.5;">Under legislation approved by the committee with two dissenting votes Wednesday, power companies could seek to levy the surcharge between formal rate cases.</span></p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 21:14:08 +0000 The Associated Press 9487 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Bill Allowing Electric Rate Changes Tied To Infrastructure Passes Mo. Sen. Committee Appeals Court Upholds Mo. Renewable Energy Rules http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/appeals-court-upholds-mo-renewable-energy-rules <P>A state appeals court has upheld regulations implementing Missouri’s <A href="http://www.moga.mo.gov/statutes/C300-399/3930001030.HTM">renewable energy standard</A>.</P> <P>Kevin Gunn chairs the Missouri Public Service Commission, the state regulatory agency that developed the regulations (<A href="http://sos.mo.gov/adrules/csr/current/4csr/4c240-20.pdf">4 CSR 240-20.100</A>).</P> <P>Gunn says <A href="http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/2008petitions/2008-031.asp">the standard approved by voters in 2008</A> was intended to increase Missouri’s reliance on renewable energy — while at the same Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:40:39 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 6625 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Appeals Court Upholds Mo. Renewable Energy Rules Ameren Missouri discusses efficiency plan w/ Mo. PSC http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ameren-missouri-discusses-efficiency-plan-w-mo-psc <p>The<a href="http://psc.mo.gov/"> Public Service Commission </a>heard details Monday on <a href="http://www.ameren.com/sites/aue/Pages/home.aspx">Ameren Missouri&rsquo;s </a>proposed efficiency plan.</p><p>The&nbsp;proposal is designed to promote energy efficiency while still allowing the St. Louis-based utility to earn a profit.&nbsp; It&nbsp;has an estimated price tag of $145 million and it&nbsp;would be paid by the utility&rsquo;s customers, whose residential bills on average would be about&nbsp;$3 a month higher.&nbsp; But Ameren Missouri&rsquo;s Warren Wood says if approved, customers would save money in the long run. Tue, 17 Jul 2012 00:52:22 +0000 Marshall Griffin 4126 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ameren Missouri discusses efficiency plan w/ Mo. PSC Jeff Davis stepping down from Mo. Public Service Commission http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jeff-davis-stepping-down-mo-public-service-commission <p>&nbsp;A Missouri utility regulator is resigning next month from the Missouri Public Service Commission.</p><p>Jeff Davis said Friday his resignation from the commission would be effective Jan. 16. Davis joined the Public Service Commission in 2004 and served as the chairman from 2005 to 2009. His six-year term on the commission was expiring in April. Fri, 30 Dec 2011 22:23:35 +0000 The Associated Press 2771 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Jeff Davis stepping down from Mo. Public Service Commission PSC says Laclede Gas violated records agreement http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/psc-says-laclede-gas-violated-records-agreement <p>The <a href="http://www.psc.mo.gov/">Missouri Public Service Commission</a> will take <a href="http://www.lacledegas.com/">Laclede Gas Co.</a> to court in a dispute over records of gas<br> purchases made by one of the utility's affiliates.</p><p>The commission's staff has been trying for three years to obtain information on gas transactions made by <a href="http://www.thelacledegroup.com/lacledeenergyresources/">Laclede Energy Resources</a>, a gas marketing company not regulated by the state.</p> Tue, 08 Feb 2011 19:09:56 +0000 The Associated Press 484 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org PSC says Laclede Gas violated records agreement