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Published December 6 2017

Ameren seeks approval of PSC for rate change

JEFFERSON CITY - Union Electric Company doing business as Ameren Missouri has filed two applications with the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) to change certain rates charged to customers and obtain approval of it Renewable Choice Program.

Ameren filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to adjust the Energy Efficiency Investment Charge (EEIC) that appears on the monthly bills of its electric customers.

For a typical residential customer, the EEIC will drop from approximately $3.95 a month to approximately $3.74 a month, effective January 25, 2018.

The proposed adjustment reflects costs of recently approved energy efficiency programs under the Missouri Energy Efficiency Investment Act (MEEIA).

The Energy Efficiency Investment Charge (EEIC) is a charge which encourages utility companies to implement demand-side and energy efficiency programs and was part of the Missouri Energy Efficiency Investment Act (MEEIA).

The mechanism is reflected as a separate line item on customer bills.

Applications to intervene and participate in this case must be filed no later than December 7, 2017, with the Secretary of the Missouri Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, or by using the Commissionís Electronic Filing and Information Service (EFIS) at www.psc.mo.gov

Individual citizens wishing to comment should contact either the Office of the Public Counsel (Governor Office Building, 200 Madison Street, Suite 650, P.O. Box 2230, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-2230, telephone 1-866-922-2959, e-mail opcservice@ded.mo.gov) or the Public Service Commission Staff (P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, telephone 1-800-392-4211, e-mail pscinfo@psc.mo.gov)

The Office of the Public Counsel is a separate state agency that represents the general public in matters before the Commission.

In the second filing, Ameren filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking Commission approval of its Renewable Choice Program.

The Renewable Choice Program is a new service in which qualifying customers can elect to participate in a subscription-based renewable energy program.

Ameren filed tariff sheets with an effective date of January 25, 2018, to implement the Renewable Choice Program.

Applications to intervene and participate in this case must be filed no later than December 11, 2017, with the Secretary of the Missouri Public Service Commission, P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, or by using the Commissionís Electronic Filing and Information Service (EFIS) at www.psc.mo.gov

Individual citizens wishing to comment should contact either the Office of the Public Counsel (Governor Office Building, 200 Madison Street, Suite 650, P.O. Box 2230, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102-2230, telephone 1-866-922-2959, e-mail opcservice@ded.mo.gov) or the Public Service Commission Staff (P.O. Box 360, Jefferson City, Missouri 65102, telephone 1-800-392-4211, e-mail pscinfo@psc.mo.gov).

Ameren Missouri serves approximately 1.26 million electric customers in Missouri.

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