A few weeks ago Ameren announced it would be requesting $110-million in delivery rate hikes in Illinois. The Illinois Commerce Commission is in charge of approving any increases, and one of the state’s best-known watchdogs is challenging the need for such a hike.
As Ameren moves forward with the building of its “Smart Grid,” the Citizen's Utility Board has vowed to keep a close eye on requests for additional rate hikes. CUB Spokesman Jim Chilsen tells The Big Z consumers deserve reliable electric service
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If approved, the hike would mean an estimated $2 - $7 each month on your electric bill. If you would like to weigh in on the issue with the ICC, you can make your voice heard through the CUB website at a link provided below.