ameren http://tspr.org en Possible Ameren Transmission Route Threatens Illinois Prairie http://tspr.org/post/possible-ameren-transmission-route-threatens-illinois-prairie <p>Conservationists are raising concerns with a proposed transmission line from Galesburg to Peoria.&nbsp; Tue, 24 Jun 2014 20:36:41 +0000 Emily Boyer 55432 at http://tspr.org Possible Ameren Transmission Route Threatens Illinois Prairie Illinois Electric Rate Hike Bill Vetoed http://tspr.org/post/illinois-electric-rate-hike-bill-vetoed <p>Governor Pat Quinn vetoed legislation that would&nbsp;have eased the way for increases in electric rates. But it's not the&nbsp;first time he's opposed this sort of thing and the legislature has&nbsp;so far been able to work around him. Mon, 06 May 2013 16:03:07 +0000 Brian Mackey 33286 at http://tspr.org Illinois Electric Rate Hike Bill Vetoed Ameren Selects Route for New Transmission Lines http://tspr.org/post/ameren-selects-route-new-transmission-lines <p>The Illinois Commerce Commission will soon be asked to approve the route for new transmission lines that will stretch from the Mississippi River to the Indiana border.</p><p>Ameren Transmission Company is calling it the<a href="http://www.ilriverstransmission.com/" target="_blank"> Illinois Rivers Project</a>. It will run near communities such as Quincy, Pawnee, and Mt Zion plus there will be a branch extending north from Meredosia to Ipava.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 20:58:26 +0000 Rich Egger 22473 at http://tspr.org Ameren Selects Route for New Transmission Lines Ameren Illinois Told to Cut Rates http://tspr.org/post/ameren-illinois-told-cut-rates <p>A consumer watchdog group approves of the Illinois Commerce Commission’s decision to order a $48 million electric delivery rate cut for Ameren customers.<br><br>But Citizens Utility Board spokesman Jim Chilsen says the utility company has yet to improve on its plan for upgrading the power grid as part of the ‘smart-grid’ legislation approved by Illinois lawmakers last year.&nbsp; Ameren filed its proposal for new rates after the measure passed.<br> Sat, 22 Sep 2012 22:32:07 +0000 Rich Egger 21966 at http://tspr.org Ameren Illinois Told to Cut Rates Chicago Power Plant, Downstate Rate Hikes http://tspr.org/post/chicago-power-plant-downstate-rate-hikes <p>Downstate Illinois and suburban customers could see natural gas rates increase if Governor Pat Quinn signs legislation (<a href="http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocNum=3766&amp;GAID=11&amp;DocTypeID=SB&amp;LegId=65851&amp;SessionID=84&amp;GA=97" target="_blank">SB 3766</a>) intended to help a proposed power plant in Chicago.<br /><br />That is the assertion from manufacturing, agricultural and environmental groups.<br /> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 22:53:58 +0000 Rich Egger 17846 at http://tspr.org Chicago Power Plant, Downstate Rate Hikes