The Illinois Commerce Commission has scheduled a public forum Tuesday, August 30 to gather comments on Ameren Illinois’ proposal to increase rates for the delivery of natural gas and electricity to its customers.
The forum will be held at 1 p.m. in the Commission’s main hearing room, 527 E. Capitol Ave., Springfield.
Ameren proposed increasing rates for gas and electric delivery service to generate an estimated $110.5 million in new annual revenue. Ameren proposed increasing electric rates for CIPS customers by approximately 11 percent, CILCO customers by 16.5 percent and IP customers by about 2.5 percent. The company proposed increasing gas rates for CIPS customers by approximately 15.5 percent, CILCO customers by 24.0 percent and IP customers by 14.5 percent.