Chargers bring EVs to Midwest, but cost recovery's elusive
While there's no disagreement that electrification of the transportation system can help utilities better use the grid to the benefit of all consumers, policymakers in Missouri and elsewhere have tied themselves in knots trying to figure out the appropriate role for monopoly utilities.
Heartland lobbies to spare 65-year-old Mo. coal plant
Years after Missouri's largest utility said it would shut one of the nation's oldest coal-fired power plants, the conservative Heartland Institute is asking for a private meeting with regulators to convince them the plant should continue running.
Senate passes utility-backed bill after daylong filibuster
Missouri utilities notched a rare and significant legislative win last week as the state Senate endured a 22-hour filibuster and passed a bill allowing faster recovery of costs and profits for investments in the grid.
Former Mo. governor pleads case to save $2.3B Clean Line
ST. LOUIS — Arguing his first case since returning to practicing law, former Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon told a panel of state appellate court judges yesterday that the Public Service Commission erred in rejecting a $2.3 billion Grain Belt Express transmission line that would bisect the state.
Exelon accelerates Oyster Creek closure plan
The nation's largest nuclear operator is accelerating plans to shut a New Jersey plant as the economics of operating the single-reactor site continue to erode.