Tag: Ameren Corporation

Six startup companies from around the world selected to participate in 2018 Ameren Accelerator

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Six startup companies have been selected by Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) to come to St. Louis to participate in the 2018 Ameren Accelerator, an innovative public-private partnership with the University of Missouri System, UMSL Accelerate and Capital Innovators, that assesses, mentors and invests in energy technology startup companies. The selected companies – from Canada, Israel and the United States – include Applied Particle, Jrop, Narya Security, ResilientGrid, Ryvit and TouchLight. “Being […]

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of WestRock Company elected to Ameren Board of Directors

The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that Ward H. Dickson has been elected to the Ameren board of directors effective June 7, 2018. Dickson has served as the executive vice president and chief financial officer of WestRock Company since July 2015.  WestRock, a Fortune 200 manufacturing company with 45,000 employees worldwide, is a multinational provider of paper and packaging solutions for the consumer and corrugated packaging markets. He previously served […]

RELEASE: ATXI breaks ground on the Mark Twain Transmission Project

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI) – a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) – has begun construction of the Mark Twain Transmission Project, a 96-mile, 345,000-volt transmission line and substation to be built in northeast Missouri that will bolster energy reliability for the region. Last week ATXI broke ground on the site of the Zachary Substation adjacent to the existing Adair Substation in Adair County, Missouri. The new substation […]

RELEASE: Ameren Missouri planning largest wind farm in the state

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Today Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire, after construction, a 400-megawatt wind farm in northeast Missouri, the largest ever in the state. “We are excited to take this transformative step to bring more renewable generation to our customers,” said Michael Moehn, president of Ameren Missouri. “Adding more wind energy will help us achieve our goal to reduce carbon […]

RELEASE: Ameren Illinois announces pricing of first mortgage bonds offering due 2028

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Ameren Illinois Company, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today the pricing of a public offering of $430 million aggregate principal amount of 3.80% first mortgage bonds due 2028 at 99.910% of their principal amount.  The transaction is expected to close on May 22, 2018. Ameren Illinois intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay short-term debt, including short-term debt that it incurred in connection with the […]

RELEASE: Ameren Missouri announces pricing of first mortgage bonds offering due 2048

ST. LOUIS, April 3, 2018 — Union Electric Company, doing business as Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today the pricing of a public offering of $425 million aggregate principal amount of 4.000% first mortgage bonds due 2048 at 99.567% of their principal amount.  The transaction is expected to close on April 6, 2018. Ameren Missouri intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay short-term debt, including short-term debt […]

Ameren celebrates 100th anniversary of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis with $1 million donation

ST. LOUIS — Ameren Corporation announced Friday it is donating $1 million to the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis to support its work to strengthen communities and bolster the region as a better and brighter place to live and work. The gift will be formally announced by Ameren Illinois Chairman and President Richard Mark during the Urban League’s centennial gala and dinner on Saturday. “Ameren’s continued support and generous donation will assist the Urban League in […]

RELEASE: Ameren part of industry initiative to enhance ESG/sustainability reporting

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) is participating in a voluntary industry initiative, coordinated by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), to provide electric industry investors with more uniform and consistent environmental, social, governance and sustainability-related (ESG/sustainability) metrics. The result of the initiative, EEI’s pilot ESG/sustainability reporting template, will supplement Ameren’s already substantial reporting on these issues, including its annual Corporate Social Responsibility report. Ameren’s initial report using the pilot template is now available […]

RELEASE: Retired president of consolidated Edison Company of New York elected to Ameren Board of Directors

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that Craig S. Ivey, retired president of Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., has been elected to the Ameren board of directors effective March 9, 2018. Ivey served as president of Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison) from 2009 through 2017. Con Edison provides electric service to approximately 3.4 million customers and delivers gas to approximately 1.1 […]

Ameren Corporation names new senior vice president and chief digital information officer

Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) named Bhavani Amirthalingam as senior vice president and chief digital information officer in a newly created role for the region’s largest electric provider, effective Monday. As senior vice president and chief digital information officer, Amirthalingam will will focus on accelerating Ameren’s customer-centric digital innovation, which powers the quality of life for 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area through its Ameren Missouri and Ameren […]