Tag: Ameren Missouri

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 […]

Clayton Board of Aldermen to vote on contract for new software, easement for electrical service at Shaw Park

Members of the Clayton Board of Aldermen on Tuesday will consider approving a contract for new financial management and human resources software as well as an easement to be granted to Ameren Missouri, according to the agenda. The Clayton Finance Department recently issued a Request for Proposals for an enterprise-wide financial management and Human Resources/Payroll system. The request also required responses to many technical questions including financial management, purchasing, bids & contract management, business & […]

Metro Transit lands $1.75 million grant to add electric bus technology to fleet in 2020

Metro Transit will soon add two pollution-free, battery-powered electric buses to its fleet. The Federal Transit Administration awarded Metro a $1.75 million grant that will enable the St. Louis-based public transit agency to two replace diesel buses with electric buses. The FTA funds came from its Low or No Emission Vehicle Program, Metro announced Wednesday. That money will be used to purchase two extended-range battery electric buses that will be added to Metro’s clean-burning diesel […]

RELEASE: Ameren Missouri proposal offers customers fast-charging electric vehicle stations, improved air quality and new choices

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Ameren Missouri has filed its Charge Ahead program with the Missouri Public Service Commission. The proposed program encourages electric vehicle (EV) and equipment use among Missouriresidents and businesses and is focused on helping Ameren Missouri customers use electricity in ways that provide a broad range of benefits, including reduced emissions, lower overall energy costs and improved productivity. If approved, the program would initiate the following: New incentives for the installation of workplace, […]

Ameren Missouri launches new electric energy initiative

A new program from Ameren Missouri hopes to encourage electric vehicle use amongst Missouri residents and businesses to help conserve energy within the area. Ameren Missouri on Thursday has announced that the company has filed its Charge Ahead program with the Missouri Public Service Commission. According to a press release, the energy company is focused to encourage its Missouri customers to use electricity in ways that provide reduced emissions, lower overall energy costs and improve […]

This Week in the Missouri PSC: October 25, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Perhaps the best way to sum up the latest agenda meeting of the Missouri Public Service Commission is to define the word “quantifiable.” During Wednesday’s weekly agenda meeting, the commission dealt with three case discussions concerning special contemporary issues for KCP&L G-MO, KCP&L, and Empire in their IRP filings. “The Division of Energy requests to identify and evaluate the quantifiable non-energy benefits. Empire’s response is different than the others, I believe. […]

The Flash: Ameren crews return home after completing Irma aid

After providing aid to restore power to Florida residents, Ameren Missouri crews are headed back home. Labeled as the largest power restoration effort in U.S. history, Ameren Missouri crews were part of a coalition of 60,000 utility workers who mobilized to assist with restoration and recovery efforts caused by Hurricane Irma. In total, Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois and Ameren Transmission deployed more than 1,000 full-time line workers, and restoration staff to assist Duke Energy and […]

This Week in the Missouri PSC: Sept. 19, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – All eyes were on one item in Tuesday’s PSC agenda meeting, waiting to see if the commission would change their minds and grant a rehearing in the case for Clean Line Energy’s proposed Grain Belt Express project. It only took a matter of minutes for it to become clear that, as many expected, the PSC would not grant the company’s application, and that the motion served only one real purpose: to […]

The Solar Eclipse: Unique ‘Quantum Weather’ System in Missouri Will Give Scientists a Rare Opportunity for Learning

Saint Louis University & Ameren Missouri Partner to Provide Research Data for NASA Scientists, students and enthusiastic stargazers will have their eyes on the skies on Monday, Aug. 21, when the first total eclipse of the sun in nearly 40 years crosses the United States. For Saint Louis University meteorologists and their Quantum Weather partner Ameren Missouri, it won’t be just watching the eclipse but also conducting research to share with NASA. Ameren Missouri and […]

Ameren Missouri Installing Smart Grid Technology to Improve Service Reliability in St. Louis Metro Region

ST. LOUIS (Aug. 15, 2017) – As part of the ongoing effort to maintain a high level of service reliability for customers and to modernize aging infrastructure, Ameren Missouri will install smart grid technology on multiple energy distribution projects in 2017. Smart grid technology consists of equipment such as a “Viper” switches and “IntelliRupters” that can quickly identify and isolate a service issue, which results in faster energy restoration for customers while permanent repairs are […]