energy http://kbia.org en City website gives Columbia renters data on energy efficiency http://kbia.org/post/city-website-gives-columbia-renters-data-energy-efficiency <p>The City of Columbia has added a new resource to its website to help renters make an informed decision on where to live and to increase energy efficiency. The site now allows users to search past electric and water usage and rates for Columbia rental units.</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 13:06:16 +0000 Ashley Reese 55503 at http://kbia.org City website gives Columbia renters data on energy efficiency Mid-Missourians power down for Earth Hour 2014 http://kbia.org/post/mid-missourians-power-down-earth-hour-2014 <p>Many people across Mid-Missouri shut off their lights Saturday night to participate in Earth Hour 2014. The worldwide initiative started in 2007, and has grown rapidly since its inception.</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:21:36 +0000 Kyle Norris 50533 at http://kbia.org Mid-Missourians power down for Earth Hour 2014 Noranda Aluminum files two complaints against Ameren Missouri http://kbia.org/post/noranda-aluminum-files-two-complaints-against-ameren-missouri <p>Two separate complaints were filed by Noranda Aluminum against Ameren Missouri after data showed Ameren earned more than what the state allows.</p><p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 23:25:59 +0000 Desiree Seals 48144 at http://kbia.org Noranda Aluminum files two complaints against Ameren Missouri Field Notes: What does the future of ethanol hold? http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-what-does-future-ethanol-hold <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This is the latest installment of Harvest Public Media’s&nbsp;</em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/field-notes" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Field Notes</a><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font- Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 46980 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: What does the future of ethanol hold? Up against blend wall, ethanol at a crossroads http://kbia.org/post/against-blend-wall-ethanol-crossroads <p>A steady stream of semi-trailers rolls across the scales at the E Energy ethanol plant near the town of Adams in southeast Nebraska. The smokestack behind the scale house sends up a tall plume of white steam. The sweet smell of fermenting corn is in the air.</p><p>E Energy buys 65 million bushels of corn each day from area farmers and turns it into 65 million gallons of ethanol each year.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Grant Gerlock 46981 at http://kbia.org Up against blend wall, ethanol at a crossroads Ameren energy efficiency plan approved by PSC http://kbia.org/post/ameren-energy-efficiency-plan-approved-psc <p>Missouri utility regulators have given approval for what Ameren Missouri calls the most aggressive energy efficiency plan ever in the state.</p><p>Under the plan approved Wednesday by the Missouri Public Service Commission, Ameren will invest $147 million over three years in several programs that seek to reduce electricity use by 800 million megawatt-hours.</p><p>The plan was part of a negotiated settlement among Ameren, PSC staff, consumer advocates and environmental groups.</p> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 13:27:05 +0000 Associated Press 18604 at http://kbia.org Ameren energy efficiency plan approved by PSC Energy group spends $250K in 3 Mo. Senate races http://kbia.org/post/energy-group-spends-250k-3-mo-senate-races <p>An independent political committee focused on energy issues says it spent more than $250,000 in July to influence three primary elections for Missouri Senate.</p><p> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 13:24:00 +0000 Associated Press 18483 at http://kbia.org Energy group spends $250K in 3 Mo. Senate races Ameren Missouri presents energy efficiency plan http://kbia.org/post/ameren-missouri-presents-energy-efficiency-plan <p>St. Louis-based Ameren Missouri presented details of its energy efficiency plan to the Missouri Public Service Commission on Monday.&nbsp; The proposal would cost around $145 million, which would result in the average home electric bill going up about $3 per month.&nbsp; Ameren officials say, though, the plan would result in long-term savings of nearly half a billion dollars.&nbsp; Kevin Gunn chairs the Public Service Commission, which heard the utility&rsquo;s presentation in Jefferson City.</p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 13:14:39 +0000 Marshall Griffin 17683 at http://kbia.org Ameren Missouri presents energy efficiency plan Ameren vows to increase energy efficiency http://kbia.org/post/ameren-vows-increase-energy-efficiency <p>Ameren Missouri is pledging to increase its energy efficiency programs starting in 2013. &nbsp;If the plan is approved, it would allow Ameren to provide 145 million dollars in energy efficiency rebates over three years &ndash; a cost that would be passed on to consumers. Mon, 23 Jan 2012 18:06:00 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 7504 at http://kbia.org Ameren vows to increase energy efficiency