Ameren Illinois to Raise Currant Rates and Improve Technology Next Year

Ameren Illinois has filed adjustment to their lectric delivery service rates. This adjustment would raise the current rates by $2.75 per month to delivery portion of residential customer bills. With the “performance-based ratemaking process,” yearly plans have to be made by utilities for the upgrades to be made to their current electric infrastructure. The company has the intention of installing outage avoidance/detection technology, integrate storm-hardening equipment, adopt clean energy technology and enact new efficiency measures and this is part of the investment plan for next year. The new rates will become effective next year f the Illinois Commerce Commission approves.

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