September 20, 2017

Steve Lindsey New MEDA Board Chair

Steve Lindsey of Spire, has been chosen to act as the Chairman of the Board for the Missouri Energy Development Association. Steve Lindsey is executive vice president and chief operating officer of distribution operations for Spire including Alagasco, Laclede Gas and Missouri Gas Energy. Collectively, these companies serve more than 1.7 million customers. He also […]

Chiefs Announce Multi-Year Partnership with KCP&L

Focusing on Solar Energy Solutions and Community Efforts Kansas City, Mo. (August 19, 2014) – The Kansas City Chiefs announced today that the club has signed a long-term partnership agreement with Kansas City Power and Light (KCP&L) which will make the local utility company the club’s Official Renewable Energy Supplier. “We are extremely excited to […]

Empire Achieves Safety Milestone

2 million hour mark for first time in its 105-year history Officials to celebrate with ceremony Workers at Empire District Electric Co. — including the 120 linemen who regularly climb utility poles and work out of bucket trucks on charged power lines — have not had a lost time workplace injury since April 2013. That […]

Kartman to head MEDA Board

Friday, August 1, 2014,  was elected by the Board on Friday, August 1st, to be the 2014-2015 MEDA Board Chairman. Kartman has served as President of Missouri American Water since May 2009. Missouri American Water provides water and wastewater service to approximately 1.5 million people across the state. Kartman has served the organization in a […]

Missouri Electric Utilities Focus on Customers

as they review EPA’s new greenhouse gas regulations for power plants Missouri’s electric utilities will continue to advocate for customers and the state’s economy as they review the highly technical 1000 plus-page draft rule released today by President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce greenhouse gases from existing fossil-fueled power plants. Missouri utilities […]

Emergency Energy Assistance Reaches Final States

of approval in the Missouri Legislature Fund would provide critical help to pay utility bills JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., April 1, 2014 — On behalf of thousands of struggling Missourians, we would like to extend our sincere appreciation for the efforts to date by Missouri legislators and Governor Nixon to fund UTILICARE in the Supplemental and […]

Empire District Offers Average Payment Plan to Avoid Unexpected Swings in Energy Bill

JOPLIN, MO – February 4, 2014 – According to data from the National Weather Service in Springfield, this January was the second coldest January in the last 10 years and the third coldest in the last 25 years. Cold winter weather can cause major swings in your energy bill – and problems for your budget. […]

Empire District Announces New Online/Mobile Services

JOPLIN, MO – January 29, 2014 – Customers today increasingly rely upon online and mobile communications to stay informed. To keep pace with this growing trend, we’ve created a mobile version of our website, added a mobile payment feature and launched a social media presence. The mobile website easily links customers to MyAccount for secure […]

American Water Wins Distinguished U.S. Water Prize

American Water, the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, announced recently it was selected to receive a 2014 U.S. Water Prize by the U.S. Water Alliance. The award ceremony will take place on April 7 in Washington, D.C. American Water was recognized for being a leader in water research and advancing the […]

Ameren Customers Can Now Receive Alerts by Text and Email

Alert options include billing and payment notices, reported outage updates ST. LOUIS, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Ameren customers can get timely updates on account information by signing up to receive email and text message alerts. Customers can choose to receive alerts on bill reminders, payment notices, credit and energy assistance issues and updates on […]