Citizens Utility Board en Ameren Illinois Told to Cut Rates <p>A consumer watchdog group approves of the Illinois Commerce Commission’s decision to order a $48 million electric delivery rate cut for Ameren customers.<br><br>But Citizens Utility Board spokesman Jim Chilsen says the utility company has yet to improve on its plan for upgrading the power grid as part of the ‘smart-grid’ legislation approved by Illinois lawmakers last year.&nbsp; Ameren filed its proposal for new rates after the measure passed.<br> Sat, 22 Sep 2012 22:32:07 +0000 Rich Egger 21966 at Ameren Illinois Told to Cut Rates