Ameren MO., Request To Adjust Energy Efficiency Investment Charge Approved

JEFFERSON CITY—The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request filed by Union Electric Company d/b/a Ameren Missouri to adjust the Energy Efficiency Investment Charge (EEIC) that appears on the monthly bills of electric customers of Ameren Missouri.

For a typical residential customer using 1,060 kWh (kilowatt-hours) of electricity a month, the EEIC will drop by approximately $0.22 a month, effective January 25, 2018. The adjustment reflects costs of 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.

Ameren Missouri serves approximately 1.26 million electric customers in Missouri.