Tag: Ameren

RELEASE: Why is Ameren spending so much money on a bill to rein themselves in?

JEFFERSON CITY / March 8, 2018 – It just doesn’t make sense. The bill is known in the Capitol as “The Ameren Bill” because its been written by and lobbied for most heavily by Ameren Missouri, the state’s largest energy provider.  But now proponents are inexplicably trying to dupe the public into refering to it as the “Rate Cut and Cap Act” despite the fact that it will no doubt raise rates for all consumers. […]

STL County earns ACT certified work ready status

On Wednesday, St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger announced that the county has achieved ACT Certified Work Ready Community status (CWRC) certification. States, counties, and economic development agencies across the United States have adopted the ACT Work Ready Communities program to provide employers evidence of a skilled workforce. According to Stenger’s office, St. Louis County is the largest county by population in the United States to achieve work ready certification. Currently, 323 companies in the […]

RELEASE: Ameren Announces 2017 Results and Issues Guidance

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced 2017 net income attributable to common shareholders in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) of $523 million, or $2.14 per diluted share, compared to $653 million, or $2.68 per diluted share, for 2016. The 2017 GAAP earnings included non-cash charges, primarily at the parent company, that decreased earnings by a combined $168 million, or 69 cents per diluted share, reflecting the […]

Senate finds compromise during 24-hour-filibuster, perfects Emery’s utility bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — After a grueling 24-hour filibuster, Sen. Ed Emery’s SB 564 is advancing in the Missouri Senate. A small group of senators tied up the state’s upper legislative chamber for more than a day, filibustering against legislation that would change utility regulations for utilities looking to invest in their infrastructure. But the real story is the work of the senators, lobbyists, and staff off the floor. While the filibuster may get the […]

Ameren recognized as a military friendly employer

For the ninth consecutive year, a local energy giant was awarded as a military friendly employer by a national survey on Tuesday. Ameren, which is based in St. Louis, was recognized as a military-friendly employer by Victory Media, the publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs, and Military spouse. The Military Friendly Employers list is created each year, and is open to companies that have hired veterans in the past 12 months and is based on […]

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 […]

RELEASE: Ameren announces third quarter 2017 results

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Ameren Corporation today announced third quarter 2017 net income attributable to common shareholders in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) of $288 million, or $1.18 per diluted share, compared to third quarter 2016 net income attributable to common shareholders of $369 million, or $1.52 per diluted share. The third quarter 2017 GAAP earnings included a non-cash charge that decreased net income by $14 million, or 6 cents per diluted share, for the revaluation of deferred taxes resulting from a July […]

RELEASE: Ameren Accelerator Demo Day showcases cutting-edge energy technologies

ST. LOUIS /PRNEWSWIRE/ — Entrepreneurs from seven startups who came to St. Louis to participate in the Ameren Accelerator will take part in a demo day Thursday hosted by Ameren Corporation and its partners to showcase innovative, new energy technologies. The event is the culmination of the 12-week Ameren Accelerator program: a public-private partnership comprising Ameren, the University of Missouri System, UMSL Accelerate and Capital Innovators that assesses, mentors and invests in energy-technology startup companies — all with a […]

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 […]

Ameren to help hurricane victims in Florida

Ameren has dispatched employees to assist with hurricane restoration efforts in Florida. The company has sent approximately 1,000 full-time employees to the state since Hurricane Irma devastated portions of the state. Ameren also announced last week that an additional $25,000 donation to aid Red Cross relief efforts, following a similar donation two weeks ago for Texas following Hurricane Harvey. “Historic storms such as Harvey and Irma require a large collaborative response effort from utilities and […]