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Nov 13, 2014, 12:58 ET

Ameren Illinois energy efficiency programs help customers reduce their energy usage and save

 Since 2008, Ameren Illinois residential and business customers have saved nearly 7 million megawatt hours of electricity and 80.8 million...

Oct 23, 2014, 15:36 ET

Ameren Illinois customers will see natural gas prices lower than national average for a second year

 Ameren Illinois customers can expect another year with natural gas prices lower than the national average during the upcoming 2014-15 heating...

Apr 14, 2014, 18:30 ET

Ameren Illinois Electric Modernization Plan on Track

Ameren Illinois announced that it exceeded its yearly reliability performance goals required by the state's Energy Infrastructure Modernization Act...

Mar 04, 2014, 12:40 ET

Record Cold Temps Cause 20 Percent Increase in Winter Usage Over Last Year

Ameren Illinois' purchasing strategies have kept gas supply prices lower than last year, but increased energy usage resulting from extreme cold...

Oct 02, 2013, 13:38 ET

Powerful Electrical and Natural Gas Safety Lessons Through Ameren Illinois Educational Initiative

 Meeting Illinois Learning Standards is a key feature of the powerful electrical and natural gas safety lessons  provided by the Ameren...

Aug 21, 2013, 12:22 ET

Ameren Illinois Opens Smart Grid Technology Applications Center in Champaign

 Ameren Illinois today opened a new $3.3 million testing facility that will help facilitate research and development of smart grid...

Jun 07, 2013, 15:24 ET

Ameren Illinois prepared to meet expected increase in electricity demand this summer

 With summer just around the corner, Ameren Illinois announced today that it is prepared to meet customers' needs and increased electrical...

May 28, 2013, 19:52 ET

Illinois Legislature Approves Natural Gas Modernization Plan

 The Illinois Senate today approved legislation that will accelerate modernization of the state's natural gas infrastructure and create 150...

May 22, 2013, 15:33 ET

State Legislature Approves Grid Modernization Plan

 The Illinois House of Representatives today voted overwhelmingly to overturn Governor Pat Quinn's veto of Senate Bill 9, legislation that...

Mar 26, 2013, 15:32 ET

10-year plan upgrades natural gas infrastructure, creates jobs for Central and Southern Illinois

To leverage abundant natural gas supplies and low wholesale costs, Illinois employer and labor organizations and Ameren Illinois outlined details...

Mar 21, 2013, 15:39 ET

Illinois' electric modernization plan approved by legislature; bill heads to Gov. Quinn's desk

The Illinois House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation today that creates hundreds of jobs for Central and...

Mar 14, 2013, 17:41 ET

Senate votes to accelerate modernization of electric grid

 The Illinois Senate today voted to put the state's electric grid modernization efforts back on track and ensure that the benefits of improved...

Jan 25, 2013, 13:54 ET

Ameren Illinois Files Natural Gas Delivery Service Rate Case

Ameren Illinois today filed a delivery service rate case with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) to recover its infrastructure investments and...

Dec 06, 2012, 15:07 ET

Illinois Commerce Commission approves Ameren Illinois Advanced Electric Meter plan

 Ameren Illinois was pleased with yesterday's Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) decision that approves the utility's advanced metering...

Nov 30, 2012, 17:36 ET

Illinois Senate Votes For Electric Reliability; New Jobs

 The Illinois Senate voted overwhelmingly Thursday to pass a resolution calling for the modernization of the Ameren Illinois electricity...

Sep 20, 2012, 10:24 ET

Going green with ActOnEnergy benefits customers and charities

 Beginning Oct. 1 and running through Dec. 31, nonprofits located in the Ameren Illinois service territory can earn extra green while helping...

Jun 26, 2012, 10:25 ET

Staying cool and safe with hot ideas from Ameren Illinois

With the prospect of more hot weather for the next several days, Ameren Illinois is advising customers on how to stay safe and cool while better...

Mar 13, 2012, 14:11 ET

Ameren Illinois Reminds Businesses it Pays to Act Now With ActOnEnergy

Time is running short for Ameren Illinois electric and natural gas business customers who want to reduce their energy expenses by participating in...

Mar 05, 2012, 12:44 ET

Ameren Illinois Submits Blueprint for Infrastructure Improvement and Modernization

Today, Ameren Illinois submitted a blueprint for its 10-year, $625-million infrastructure improvement and modernization initiative to the...

Jan 03, 2012, 16:42 ET

Ameren Illinois Takes Initial Action in Implementation of Electric Grid Modernization Action Plan

  Ameren Illinois, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), today took initial action in the implementation of its...