Latest Ameren Illinois Stories

2014-09-12 20:20:26

CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) have filed a petition asking state regulators to strengthen a metric that requires Illinois' two biggest electric utilities to show how historic upgrades to the power grid are reducing "greenhouse gas" emissions. The filing makes Illinois a leader in the national discussion on how to address carbon emissions from power plants--an issue that's making headlines now...

2014-07-31 08:26:15

Solutions Company to Help Business and Residential Customers Reduce Energy Usage and Save Money RESTON, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by Ameren Illinois to implement business and residential energy efficiency programs for customers of the state's second largest utility. The single-award time and material (T&M) contract has a three-year period of performance and a...

2014-04-14 20:20:58

Annual performance targets exceeded, customers see fewer and shorter outages COLLINSVILLE, Ill., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Illinois announced that it exceeded its yearly reliability performance goals required by the state's Energy Infrastructure Modernization Act (EIMA). "Customers are beginning to experience the benefits of a long-term approach for upgrading the state's electric delivery infrastructure," said Richard Mark, President and CEO of Ameren Illinois. "We are...

2014-03-04 12:28:02

Ameren Illinois offers options for managing heating expenses COLLINSVILLE, Ill., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Illinois' purchasing strategies have kept gas supply prices lower than last year, but increased energy usage resulting from extreme cold temperatures may mean higher winter heating bills for Ameren Illinois customers. "This has been a particularly brutal winter for our customers," said Stan Ogden, vice president, Customer Service, noting that the Illinois State Climatologic...

2014-01-27 08:22:02

Digital publication discusses how Ameren balances community betterment, environmental stewardship and financial strength ST. LOUIS, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) has released its 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, now available for download at www.ameren.com/csr as an interactive PDF or as an eBook for iPad. The report addresses a range of topics, including: -- Reliability improvements to energy infrastructure. In 2012, electric...

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