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Ameren Missouri Celebrates Saving Energy with Contractors and Partners

ST. LOUIS (May 10, 2018) — Representatives from Ameren Missouri, contractors and partners gathered to celebrate a year of energy savings through Ameren Missouri’s BizSavers® program. The Trade Ally Network Awards event recognized Trade Allies and partner organizations for their support of Ameren Missouri’s energy efficiency programs and outstanding service to commercial and industrial customers. Award winning companies were selected from a network of more than 250 industry experts approved by Ameren Missouri to work in partnership with the BizSavers program.


Trade Allies who saved customers the most energy in their service category were presented with awards for their achievements during a ceremony at the Saint Louis Zoo on April 19. The event was a reflection of the shared commitment of Ameren Missouri and its Trade Allies to saving customers energy and money. Trade Ally companies and partner organizations who were active in the program received recognition as “Most Outstanding” in their field among a crowd of more than 100 peers.


“At Ameren, our mission is To Power the Quality of Life and a big part of that is helping our customers find ways to save energy and money,” says Rich Wright, manager of energy efficiency at Ameren Missouri. “Trade Allies are critical to the success of the BizSavers program, helping business customers apply for cash incentives to offset the cost of energy efficiency upgrades.”


The Ameren Missouri BizSavers program provides incentives for virtually any cost-effective energy-efficient upgrade, including lighting, building controls, HVAC and many more. Many Trade Allies also design and install energy efficiency upgrades for their customers.


This year’s Trade Ally Network Award recipients are:

  • Trade Ally of the Year: Metro Electric Supply – St. Louis
  • Energy Efficiency Champion: State of Missouri Department of Corrections
  • Most Outstanding Compressed Air Trade Ally: John Henry Foster
  • Most Outstanding Electrical Contractor: Guarantee Electrical Company
  • Most Outstanding Regional Electrical Distributor: Metro Electric Supply –St. Louis
  • Most Outstanding National Electrical Distributor: Graybar Electric Company
  • Most Outstanding Engineering & Mechanical Services: Trane
  • Most Outstanding Regional Lighting Sales: Batteries Plus Bulbs – St. Louis
  • Most Outstanding National Lighting Sales: American Power Solutions
  • Most Outstanding Lighting Representative Agency: Schaeffer Marketing Group
  • Most Outstanding Small Business Services: Peoria Contract Services

Special recognition awards were given to organizations who added great value to the BizSavers program by providing products and services to distributors, consultants, engineers, manufacturers, sales representatives and customers. These “Stars Behind the Scenes” included:

  • Villa Lighting Supply
  • Automatic Control Solutions
  • USGBC – Missouri Gateway Chapter
  • Electrical Board of Missouri and Illinois
  • Reinhold Electric
  • Holt Electrical Supply

To learn more about the Ameren Missouri BizSavers program, visit AmerenMissouri.com/BizSavers, email BizSavers@ameren.com or call 1.866.941.7299.


About Ameren Missouri
Ameren Missouri has been providing electric and gas service for more than 100 years, and the company's electric rates are among the lowest in the nation. Ameren Missouri's mission is to power the quality of life for its 1.2 million electric and 127,000 natural gas customers in central and eastern Missouri. The company's service area covers 64 counties and more than 500 communities, including the greater St. Louis area. For more information, visit Ameren.com/Missouri or follow us at @AmerenMissouri or Facebook.com/AmerenMissouri.

For further information: Ameren Missouri Communications 314.554.2182 Missouricommunications@Ameren.com