Ohio regulators say utilities can’t keep federal tax cut

By: WTOL11 |

State utility regulators in Ohio have rejected legal arguments by the state’s four big electric utilities seeking to avoid returning proceeds from the federal tax cut to customers through rate reductions.

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio’s unanimous decision Wednesday means American Electric Power, Dayton Power & Light, Duke Energy and […]

2018-04-26T10:25:42-05:00April 26th, 2018|Ohio Market|

Ameren files for rate rise but says bills should go down in 2019

By: Tim Ditman |

A recent Ameren filing with the Illinois Commerce Commission could lead to an electricity-rate increase, but the utility said other factors will actually lead to an overall decrease on your power bill starting in January.

Ameren spokeswoman Marcelyn Love said the company last week filed its annual reconciliation of costs related […]

2018-04-26T10:23:52-05:00April 26th, 2018|Illinois Market|

Illinois Commerce Commission orders five major utilities to share tax savings with customers

By: Kevin Randolph |

The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) recently approved tariffs requiring five Illinois utilities to pass savings from federal corporate income tax reductions on to their customers.

The affected utilities are Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas, Nicor Gas, Ameren Gas, and Illinois-American Water Company.

“The Commission’s orders Thursday will ensure that tax savings […]

2018-04-24T14:05:24-05:00April 24th, 2018|Illinois Market|