“KCPL Rate Increase … Kansas City Power & Light Co.  is seeking a 15.8 percent increase for about half of its Missouri customers…” 

Read more about the KCPL Rate Increase: http://m.kmbc.com/news/kcpl-seeks-158-percent-rate-increase/29453862

UPDATE 4/1/2016: According to EIA, the U.S. Energy Information Administration “EIA has reevaluated the effect coal-fired power plant retirements could have on power generation patterns in the coming years. Coal generation is now expected to decline by 3% in 2016, … This would be the first time that natural gas has generated more power than coal on an annual basis (monthly natural gas generation first surpassed coal in April 2015). The projected generation share for both natural gas and coal average 32.3% in 2017. Overall, total U.S. electricity generation in 2016 is expected to average 11.2 terawatthours per day, 0.4% higher than in 2015…

The U.S. retail price of electricity to the residential sector averaged 12.7 cents per kWh in 2015. EIA projects the residential price will fall slightly (0.7%) in 2016. This would be the first decline in annual average U.S. residential prices since 2002. In 2017, the U.S. residential electricity price is forecast to average 12.9 cents/kWh, 2.3% higher than in 2016.”