You are being asked to sign an online petition to try and get federal regulators to order refunds for customers of Ameren Illinois.  In light of a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) order to reform an electricity auction that led to a 30 percent price spike in Central and Southern Illinois last year, the Citizens Utility Board is urging residents burdened by the high prices to urge FERC to also order refunds.

Citizen's Utility Board spokesman Jim Chilsen tells The Big Z this affects customers of Ameren Illinois, but Ameren did not make any money on the high prices.

Click here for Chilsen's comments

Rates would not apply to customers who are a part of an electric aggregation program.  If a refund is ordered, it would be retroactive to May 28th, 2015.  We have included a link to the Citizen's Utility Board website here:


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