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KCP&L customers to see slight increase in electric bills

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved an application filed by Kansas City Power & Light Company to adjust the Demand Side Investment Mechanism (DSIM) charge on customer bills. The DSIM charge, which appears as a separate line- item on customer bills, allows KCP&L to recover demand-side management program costs and incentives under the Missouri […]

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Sunnyview Nursing Home working on energy improvement projects to lower facility energy costs

Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments of Trenton has been working with Energy Solutions Professionals of Overland Park, Kansas on energy improvement projects. Sunnyview Administrator Donita Youtsey says the projects started with an energy survey for the nursing home facility. Three of the projects are complete, and one is ongoing. One of the completed projects involved […]

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Invenergy to acquire Grain Belt Express

The Missouri Public Service Commission has unanimously approved a request filed by Invenergy Transmission LLC, its parent company Invenergy Investment Company, Grain Belt Express Clean Line, LLC, and Grain Belt Express Holding LLC. The request authorizes Invenergy to acquire ownership of Grain Belt. The commission voted five to zero and determined allowing Invenergy to acquire […]

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Customers of KCP&L could see $3.45 increase in monthly billing

Kansas City Power and Light Company has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking to adjust the demand side investment mechanism charge on customer bills. The charge appears as a separate line item on customer bills and allows KCP&L to recover demand-side management program costs and incentives under the Missouri Energy Efficiency […]

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Grundy County Nursing Home Board moves meeting date

The Tuesday monthly meeting for the Grundy County Nursing Home Board has been postponed and rescheduled for one week later. The board meets May 28th at 4 o’clock in the conference room of Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments in Trenton. The agenda remains as bids for propane, hay, and trash; an update on energy improvement […]

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Smithfield Foods & RAE launch joint venture to create renewable energy, wildlife habitat

Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) have formed a joint venture called Monarch Bioenergy to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) across Smithfield’s hog farms in Missouri. This partnership converts manure collected from Smithfield farms into RNG, while simultaneously delivering ecological services and developing wildlife habitat. Once complete, all Smithfield company-owned finishing farms in […]