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Ameren Missouri Deactivates Emergency Operations Center

Ameren Missouri deactivated its Emergency Operations Center, the headquarters for the utility's statewide storm restoration effort, as of 7 am today.

"Ameren Missouri was well prepared for the possibility that Thursday’s winter storm might cause power outages," says Michael Moehn, senior vice president, Customer Operations. “Given the minimal impact of the storm on electric service, we are releasing resources beginning this morning.”

Ameren Missouri encourages customers to practice safety when traveling on streets and highways. Customers without power, or those wanting to report other power-related issues, should call 1.800.552.7583.

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Ameren Missouri has been providing electric and gas service for more than a century, and our electric rates are among the lowest in the nation. We serve 1.2 million electric and 127,000 natural gas customers in central and eastern Missouri. Our mission is to meet their energy needs in a safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally responsible manner. Our service area covers 63 counties and more than 500 towns, including the greater St. Louis area. For more information, visit AmerenMissouri.com.

CONTACT: Missouri Communications, 314.554.2182, missouricommunications@ameren.com