Tag: energy

RELEASE: Ameren Illinois Customers to Benefit from Electric Rate Decrease

Ameren Illinois Customers to Benefit from Electric Rate Decrease COLLINSVILLE, Ill., Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — For the second consecutive year, Ameren Illinois residential customers will benefit from a decrease in their electric rates. Under Ameren Illinois’ plan, which was approved today by the Illinois Commerce Commission, the typical residential customer will save approximately $1.70 per month on their electric bill beginning in January 2018. “We made a commitment to our customers and state regulators to […]

RELEASE: Peabody Names Paul Richard Senior Vice President And Chief Human Resources Officer

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Peabody President and Chief Executive Officer Glenn Kellow today announced that Paul Richard has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. “Paul is a skilled executive who brings a wealth of experience leading global human resources teams,” said Kellow. “He will have executive responsibility for Peabody’s global human resources and administrative functions to ensure the organization has the people, skills, capabilities and systems to successfully execute […]

RELEASE: Peabody Completes Sale Of Majority Of Inactive Burton Mine To Lenton Joint Venture

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Peabody announced today that it has completed the sale of the majority of its inactive Burton Mine and related infrastructure to the Lenton Joint Venture for approximately US$11 million, subject to certain customary post-closing adjustments. In addition to receipt of cash proceeds from the sale, the transaction reduces Peabody’s asset retirement obligation by approximately US$41 million.  The sale also provides for the release of approximately US$30 million of […]

RELEASE: Spire Reports 2017 Results

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Spire Inc. (NYSE: SR) today reported results for its fiscal 2017 full year and fourth quarter ended September 30. Highlights include: Fiscal 2017 diluted earnings per share of $3.43, up from $3.24 in fiscal 2016 Net economic earnings* per share grew to $3.56, up $0.14 over prior year Dividend increased by 7.1 percent to an annualized $2.25 per share “Fiscal 2017 was a year of significant achievements as we […]

RELEASE: Spire Changes Start Time of Earnings Conference Call

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — As previously announced, Spire Inc. (NYSE: SR) will host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, November 15 to discuss fiscal 2017 fourth quarter and full year financial results. To avoid a conflict with another webcast to the financial community within our industry, we have changed the start time of our earnings conference call to later in the morning on November 15 than we originally announced. Please note the […]

St. Louis will soon be the home of one of the largest clean energy projects in the country

The City of St. Louis closed one of the largest clean energy projects in the United States with a recent financing of an iconic structure. The Missouri Theatre Building at 634 N. Grand in Grand Center Arts District in St. Louis will undergo a $65 million, clean-energy revamp from Set the PACE St. Louis that will create new St. Louis jobs and save millions for the city. The developer, Lawrence Group will be assisted by […]

Missouri Gas Energy and Laclede Gas will change name to Spire this month

Big changes are coming to Missouri Gas Energy and Laclede Gas this month. Starting on Sept. 25, the fifth largest publicly traded natural gas company will now be known as Spire. According to Spire, the fleet transition started at the beginning of September and runs through mid-October. Residents will see inserts in their billing statements, television, digital advertising announcing the change. With the change, its entire construction and service employees will switch to orange uniforms […]

Emerson partnering with Pink Petro to support women in fuel industry

Emerson, which is based in Ferguson, will join Pink Petro to support women professionals in the energy industry field. Mike Train, executive president of Emerson Automation Solutions said the partnership with Pink Petro is one example of Emerson’s commitment to support the professional development of women working in the energy sector. “One of Emerson’s core tenets is our dedication to creating a global workplace that supports and promotes diversity, and that’s particularly true for women […]