With storm warnings and snow/ice advisories issued this weekend throughout significant portions of the Ameren Illinois service territory, the company is preparing to meet the challenge of possible weather-related service outages.
“Providing safe and reliable service is our priority every day of the year, but it takes on added significance when severe weather strikes,” said Richard J. Mark, president and CEO, Ameren Illinois.
In preparation for the forecasted storms, Mark said Ameren Illinois is taking the following actions:
Customers who experience a power outage immediately should report it to Ameren Illinois by calling 1-800-755-5000. Detailed safety and outage information is available at IllinoisOutage.com. Customers with mobile devices can visit www.ameren.mobi. Customers can also sign up for text or email notifications once an outage has been reported. Visit Ameren.com/alerts.
In addition to the safety and outage information available at IllinoisOutage.com, customers and media can receive timely updates on outage restoration by following the Ameren Illinois news feed at twitter.com/AmerenIllinois or Facebook.
About Ameren Illinois
Ameren Illinois delivers energy to 1.2 million electric and 806,000 natural gas customers in downstate Illinois, and our mission is to power the quality of life. Our service territory covers more than 1,200 communities and 43,700 square miles. For more information, visit AmerenIllinois.com. Follow us on Twitter @AmerenIllinois and Facebook.
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