The Empire District Electric Co. has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking approval of its proposed plan to achieve customer savings through the development of wind generation using federal tax incentives in conjunction with a tax equity partner and the retirement of a coal-fired unit.

Applications to intervene and participate in this case must be filed no later than Wednesday, Nov. 22, with the Secretary of the Missouri Public Service Commission, PO Box 360, Jefferson City MO 65102-0360, or by using the Commission’s Electronic Filing and Information System at

Individual citizens wishing to comment should contact either the Office of the Public Counsel by mail at Governor Office Building, 200 Madison St., Suite 650, PO Box 2230, Jefferson City MO 65102-2230, by calling 866-922-2959, by emailing or the Public Service Commission Staff by mail at PO Box 360, Jefferson City MO 65102-0360, phone at 800-392-4211, email at The Office of the Public Counsel is a separate state agency that represents the general public in matters before the Commission.

The Empire District Electric Co. serves around 151,700 electric customers in the Missouri counties of Barry, Barton, Cedar, Christian, Dade, Dallas, Greene, Hickory, Jasper, Lawrence, McDonald, Newton, Polk, St. Clair, Stone and Taney.

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