Tag: Richard J. Mark

RELEASE: Ameren Illinois announces commitment to put 300,000 smart thermostats in customer homes and businesses

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. /PRNewswire/ — Building on its commitment to help customers become more energy efficient, Ameren Illinois announced an initiative to put 300,000 smart thermostats in customer homes and businesses. Ameren Illinois Chairman and President Richard J. Mark was joined by Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) Chairman Brien Sheahan, as well as representatives from the Environmental Law & Policy Center (ELPC) and leading manufacturers ecobee and Nest in announcing the plan Wednesday afternoon in […]

RELEASE: Coalition of Illinois utilities opens doors for diverse suppliers in 2017

IUBDC members buy $1.25 billion in goods, services from minority-, women- and veteran-owned businesses Charter members of the Illinois Utilities Business Diversity Council (IUBDC) spent a combined total of more than $1.25 billion on goods and services provided by minority-, women-, and veteran-owned businesses in 2017, a 7.8% increase over the prior year.  IUBDC was formed in 2015 to increase business opportunities for diverse suppliers through closer collaboration, technical development and sharing of best practices […]