Category: Tech

Rep. Berry files bill to cap electric rates and modernize Missouri’s energy grid

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After calls from several consumer groups in the Show-Me State for a utility rate cap, it seems that the legislation to create such a policy is primed for debate in the next legislative session. Rep. T.J. Berry pre-filed a bill that would cap the average electric rate increases to three percent annually. “Historically, low-energy costs have been a tremendous advantage to the Missouri economy and workers,” said Berry, R-Kearney. “But every […]

RELEASE: Connectria to deliver on-demand cloud connectivity

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Connectria, a global cloud service provider and founder of the No Jerks Allowed® movement, today announced it will be delivering global, on-demand cloud connectivity for rapid network provisioning on behalf of its customers. With customers in over 35 countries, Connectria provides expert managed cloud services for private clouds within its own data centers as well as partner’s public clouds such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure.  As Connectria enables cloud […]

RELEASE: Datix’s team expands to revolutionize software consulting

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Datix concludes a successful year with some exciting team announcements. The premier enterprise software consulting firm based in St. Louis has made some recent promotions and hires and is proud to welcome Jay Epperson on the team as Vice President of Delivery. Epperson worked for several years at Versa-Tags as Director of Information Technology and Finance and most recently as Director of Operations. While there, he experienced the quality work of Datix firsthand. […]

RELEASE: Peabody honors global leadership in clean coal technologies

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Peabody on Tuesday recognized innovation in clean coal technologies among leading examples of coal-fueled generating plants from the United States, China, Japan and India with their Fourth Annual Peabody Global Clean Coal Leadership Awards. Presented at Power-Gen International 2017 in Las Vegas, the awards recognize the cleanest coal plants in the world and shine a light on the tremendous environmental progress being made to improve emissions through greater use of technology. “Coal remains […]

New food kiosks at North Hanley and Wellston Transit Centers are officially open for business

The new Link Market food kiosks at the North Hanley and Wellston Transit Centers are now open for business, and transit riders and nearby residents can purchase fresh fruits, vegetables and other healthy food staples at these transit locations. The Link Market kiosks are open Wednesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and accept cash, credit and EBT payments. The Link Market food kiosk pilot program is the result of a partnership with […]

RELEASE: Enterprise introducing new Telematics product for truck rental customers

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Enterprise Truck Rental, a service of Enterprise Rent-A-Car, is helping businesses run their fleets more efficiently and meet new federal operating standards with the launch of Enterprise Telematics. With Enterprise Telematics, an optional feature of the overall Enterprise Truck Rental offering in the U.S. and Canada, Enterprise is bringing telematics to the market in a more accessible way than ever before. Any commercial truck renter can utilize Enterprise Telematics when added to the rental […]

Ameren launches program to add wind energy customers

Ameren Missouri’s latest program will allow companies and cities across the state to use wind power as a means to produce energy from a renewable source. The Renewable Choice Program, which was announced Monday, will give certain customers the chance to purchase up to 100 percent of their average energy usage from wind for a 15-year subscription, Ameren said in a release. Any size city or municipality can enroll, and non-residential customers — businesses and […]

Connectria launches TRIA Multi-Cloud at AWS

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Connectria, a global cloud service provider and founder of the No Jerks Allowed® movement, today announced the launch of TRIA Multi-Cloud, the only multi-cloud management solution that allows management of Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, VMware, UNIX and IBM iSeries cloud environments from a single dashboard.  Included with TRIA Multi-Cloud are Connectria’s advanced managed services that solve the three biggest challenges when running applications in the cloud: Performance; Security/Compliance, and Cost Optimization. […]

Missouri Retailers Association calls for compromise with energy legislation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Retailers Association has long opposed legislation they felt would make it easier to increase utility rates, but now the organization is saying they will support some energy legislation – with a few conditions. In a letter sent to Missouri’s lawmakers on Friday, Nov. 17, the association says that if Missouri can’t find a way to “better control electricity costs” in the state, many retailers “may call it quits.” The […]

New luxury apartment opens its doors in downtown Clayton

After two years worth of construction, a new high-end apartment and retail building in Clayton opened its doors on Thursday. The Opus Development Company welcomed the public to Ceylon Luxury Apartments grand opening party with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and an appearance by Clayton Mayor Harold Sanger. The new 120-unit luxury residential apartment is adjacent to a variety of public transit options as well as featuring amenities fit for an active, urban lifestyle, such as a […]