Day Before Xmas Eve State Commission Approves Ameren Missouri to Raise Electric/Gas Rates

(Jefferson City) Utility bills are going up for more than a million Missourians.

The Misosuri Public Service Commission has approved the hike for Ameren Missouri.

The company says the 2022 increase will cost the average electric customer’s bill to increase by 12-dollars a month.

Ameren gas customers will see an average monthly increase of 4-dollars a month.

The new rates will take effect in March.

Ameren Missouri serves round 1-point-28 million electric customers and just more than 132-thousand natural gas customers.