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Southern Illinois coal plants could idle after electricity price drop

By Jacob Barker, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

May 4

Filed under News

Blaming a recent electricity auction that it says failed to cover its costs, the largest power plant owner in downstate Illinois is threatening to shutter approximately 30 percent of the power plant capacity in the region.Houston-bas...

Your electric bill is going down: Wholesale electricity prices for Southern Illinois to drop

By Joseph Bustos, Belleville News-Democrat

April 21

Filed under Uncategorized

Ameren Illinois customers can expect to see a slight drop in their electricity rates beginning in June.An electricity capacity auction conducted by the Midwest Independent System Operator yielded improved electricity supply prices ...

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