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  • Feb 18, 2014

    Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that, in connection with the planned retirement of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Thomas R. Voss, its Board of Directors decided that,...

  • Feb 14, 2014

    The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 40 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable March 31, 2014, to...

  • Feb 6, 2014
    Increased Demand for Electricity Can Result in River-Level Fluctuations as Icing Conditions Exist

    Severe winter weather has again caused temperatures to plummet throughout Missouri – resulting in an increased demand for electricity. To meet demand, the Ameren Missouri Osage Energy Center...

  • Feb 4, 2014
    Report Concludes Drinking Water is Safe

    A comprehensive study of the groundwater surrounding Ameren Missouri’s Labadie Energy Center concludes there are no adverse effects on human health resulting from coal ash management practices...

  • Feb 4, 2014
    Potential sleet and freezing rain prompt employees to be placed on alert

    Ameren Illinois and contract personnel have been placed on alert as sleet and freezing rain threaten to develop across the southern third of the state. Snow is expected to hit across northern and...

  • Jan 31, 2014
    Employees prepare as weather forecast predicts heavy snowfall

    With heavy snow and possible freezing rain predicted for parts of the Ameren Illinois territory, Ameren Illinois has alerted employees to prepare for potential bad weather that may impact our...

  • Jan 30, 2014
    More than $37,000 Awarded to 10 Customers and Local Charities

    Ameren Missouri announced today the winners of its “Community Lights” contest, a nomination-based Facebook campaign that recognizes outstanding customers who volunteer throughout Missouri. In...

  • Jan 28, 2014

    A rash of scams are using the Ameren name to dupe consumers nationwide into paying bogus energy bills. Scammers are sending spoofed emails that appear to be requests from Ameren asking recipients...

  • Jan 27, 2014
    Digital publication discusses how Ameren balances community betterment, environmental stewardship and financial strength

    Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) has released its 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report, now available for download at www.ameren.com/csr as an interactive PDF or as an eBook for iPad. The...

  • Jan 23, 2014
    Alert options include billing and payment notices, reported outage updates

    Ameren customers can get timely updates on account information by signing up to receive email and text message alerts. Customers can choose to receive alerts on bill reminders, payment notices,...

  • Jan 17, 2014
    Revitalization Project Will Help to Improve Reliability of Electrical System

    In the next phase of Ameren Missouri's downtown St. Louis revitalization project, Market Street will be closed in the eastbound lanes between Broadway and 4th Street, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 21,...

  • Jan 17, 2014

    Kenny the eagle wanted to soar today at the Illinois Raptor Center (IRC) in Decatur after receiving a $50,000 contribution from Ameren Illinois as part of the utility’s avian protection initiative.

  • Jan 17, 2014

    Ameren Missouri today announced the promotion of Fadi Diya to Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer (CNO), replacing Adam Heflin, who is leaving to become Chief Executive Officer and CNO...

  • Jan 13, 2014
    Capacity Will Power 650 Homes; Project to Generate 50 to 70 Construction Jobs

    In a move demonstrating Ameren Missouri’s continued commitment to renewable and diverse sources of energy, the company is announcing today a multi-million-dollar project to build the state’s...

  • Jan 8, 2014
    More than 20,300 customers restored following winter storm

    Ameren Missouri has deactivated its Emergency Operations Center as of 1:00 p.m. Ameren Missouri field crews have restored power to more than 20,300 customers since the winter storm rolled through...

  • Jan 7, 2014
    Crews Stand Ready to Assist

    Ameren Missouri Emergency Operations Center remains open to monitor the weather and respond to customer needs quickly and safely. During the past three days, crews have restored power to more than...

  • Jan 6, 2014

    Ameren Illinois field crews and support staff restored service to more than 45,500 customers in the wake of yesterday’s strong winter storm. Several isolated outages remain but are expected to...

  • Jan 6, 2014
    Bitter Cold, Treacherous Roads Pose Challenges

    Ameren Missouri repair crews continue working to restore power to customers affected by the winter storm that rolled across the region this weekend. So far, crews have restored power to more than...

  • Jan 6, 2014
    Closed/impassable roads making repairs a challenge

    Ameren Illinois field personnel and support staff are continuing to battle frigid temperatures and hazardous working conditions while working to restore power to approximately 10,000 customers in...

  • Jan 5, 2014
    Crews Respond to Outages from Winter Storm

    Ameren Missouri has opened its Emergency Operations Center to support restoration efforts in areas hit by the weekend winter storm. Currently, approximately 1,400 Ameren Missouri customers are...

  • Jan 5, 2014
    Employees Placed on Alert As Winter Storm Works its Way Through Service Territory

    With a strong winter storm barreling down on central and southern Illinois, Ameren Illinois has activated its Emergency Operations Center and employees have been placed on alert. Ameren Illinois...

  • Jan 5, 2014
    Customers Reminded to Practice Safety during Severe Cold

    Ameren Missouri has prepared for the winter storm this weekend by staging additional first responders and maintenance crews throughout the region. These crews are ready to assess damage and...

  • Dec 19, 2013

    Ameren Missouri advises dock owners to stay informed of Lake of the Ozarks levels as winter approaches. Property owners are urged to take appropriate measures to protect their docks from the lower...

  • Dec 7, 2013
    Crews Restore Power to Customers Affected by Winter Storm

    Ameren Missouri has deactivated its Emergency Operations Center as of 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Crews completed restoration to approximately 4,300 customers over the last 36 hours in Southeast Missouri....

  • Dec 7, 2013
    "Galloping Lines" Continue to be a Threat

    Ameren Missouri crews continue working in southeast Missouri to restore power to customers affected by outages caused by wind. The winter storm that hit the bootheel has moved out of the area but...

  • Dec 6, 2013
    "Galloping Lines" Cause Reoccurring Outages

    Ameren Missouri crews continue working around the clock to restore power to customers in southeast Missouri affected by the recent winter storm. Due to the nature of this dynamic storm, outage...

  • Dec 6, 2013
    Over 100 Additional Personnel Dispatched to Region Last Night

    More than 100 Ameren Illinois and contract personnel are in place today as a winter storm continues to develop across the southern third of the state. The Ameren Illinois Emergency Operations...

  • Dec 6, 2013
    Crews Assess Damage and Restore Power as Storm Continues

    Ameren Missouri crews are in communities in the Cape Girardeau area assessing damage from the first wave of severe weather. The more than 500 team members the company positioned yesterday ahead of...

  • Dec 6, 2013

    Ameren Illinois Company, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today the pricing of a public offering of $280 million aggregate principal amount of 4.80% senior secured notes...

  • Dec 5, 2013
    Other Crews Remain for Recovery Efforts Throughout Service Territory

    Ameren Missouri has deployed approximately 500 workers to southeast Missouri to prepare for recovery efforts from the winter storm expected to hit the region. "We have asked St. Louis crews to...

  • Dec 5, 2013
    Employees Placed on Alert Should Potential Storm Impact Service Territory

    With a winter storm forecasted to impact downstate Illinois beginning mid-day today, the Ameren Illinois Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is activated and employees have been placed on alert. Ron...

  • Dec 5, 2013

    Ameren Missouri continues to monitor weather patterns and adjust crews and resources accordingly to get ahead of the storm. Ameren Missouri and Saint Louis University (SLU) have partnered on a...

  • Dec 4, 2013
    The Company is Prepared for the Onset Of Severe Weather

    Ameren Missouri's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) opened at 5:30 p.m. tonight to prepare for severe weather that is expected to affect our service territory. Ameren Missouri employees who...

  • Dec 2, 2013
    Exiting Merchant Generation Better Positions Company to Deliver Greater Value for Customers and Investors

    Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced it has completed the divestiture of its merchant generation business, formerly known as Ameren Energy Resources Company, LLC (AER), to an affiliate...

  • Nov 21, 2013
    Ameren Illinois crews have restored service to more than 148,000 customers since Sunday’s devastating storms and tornadoes

    More than 1,500 Ameren Illinois crews and contractors have completed repairs and restored service to a majority of the customers in the remaining Illinois communities, including the hard-hit areas...

  • Nov 20, 2013
    Dozens of Illinois communities devastated by strong line of storms that moved through Midwest on Sunday

    As communities throughout central and southern Illinois begin picking up the pieces following a devastating line of storms that moved through the Midwest on Sunday, Ameren Illinois President and...

  • Nov 20, 2013
    Service to remaining areas expected by 10pm today

    Ameren Illinois field crews and support staff have restored service to 98 percent of customers in the wake of Sunday’s tornadoes and high winds that devastated communities throughout central and...

  • Nov 19, 2013
    Service to remaining areas expected no later than end of the Wednesday

    After battling weather and hazardous working conditions throughout the past two days, Ameren Illinois field crews and support staff have restored service to 94 percent of all customers. As of 9:00...

  • Nov 18, 2013
    More than 53,000 customers restored since yesterday

    Ameren Missouri has deactivated its Emergency Operations Center as of 6:00 p.m. Crews are in the field assisting with cleanup efforts on the remaining 900 outages and will have all power restored...

  • Nov 18, 2013
    Service Restored to More Than 130,500 Ameren Illinois Customers; Work Continues in Areas Hardest Hit

    More than 1,300 Ameren Illinois co-workers and contractors are working to repair damage to those areas hardest hit by a strong line of storms that came through the state on Sunday. Crews are...

  • Nov 18, 2013

    Currently, there are 5,700 Ameren Missouri customers without power after high winds caused trees and branches to fall on power lines yesterday. Crews continue to work safely and quickly to restore...

  • Nov 18, 2013
    Service Restored to Almost 120,000 Ameren Illinois Customers

    Ameren Illinois crews worked throughout the evening to restore service to more than 120,000 Ameren Illinois customers. Twenty hours into restoration (8:00 a.m. today) approximately 28,000...

  • Nov 17, 2013

    Significant progress has been made restoring power to Ameren Missouri customers who were impacted Sunday by high winds that caused trees and branches to fall on power lines. Currently, nearly 750...

  • Nov 17, 2013
    The Company is Assessing Damage Caused by Severe Weather

    Ameren Missouri's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is now open to provide restoration support to communities impacted by today’s severe storms and high winds. Currently, approximately 35,000...

  • Nov 13, 2013
    Community Champion Lelia Farr and Energy Expert Tom Voss to be Honored at Variety's Annual Dinner With The Stars

    Variety the Children's Charity of St. Louis has named Ameren Corporation Chairman and CEO Tom Voss and community champion Lelia Farr as Variety's 2014 Man and Woman of the Year. Each year Variety...

  • Nov 7, 2013
    -- Third Quarter 2013 Diluted EPS from Continuing Operations Were $1.25

    Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced net income from continuing operations for the third quarter of 2013 of $305 million, or $1.25 per diluted share, compared to $309 million, or $1.28...

  • Nov 6, 2013
    Phone Scam Targets Ameren Missouri Customers

    Just ahead of the holiday season, scam artists are using intimidation and other similar tactics to defraud Ameren Missouri customers. Ameren Missouri warns its customer to watch out for phone...

  • Nov 5, 2013

    Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and CEO, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), and Warner L. Baxter, chairman, president and CEO, Ameren Missouri, will present at the 48th Edison Electric Institute...

  • Oct 30, 2013

    Ameren Missouri residential and business customers will pay lower rates for natural gas compared to last winter under a new Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) that has been approved by the Missouri...

  • Oct 21, 2013

    Ameren Illinois customers can expect a moderate reduction in natural gas prices during the upcoming 2013-14 heating season. “Because of our price hedging and storage strategies, we anticipate...

  • Oct 14, 2013
    Ameren Illinois seeking new talent to help upgrade grid

    Ameren Illinois is teaming up with education and labor partners to promote Careers in Energy Week – today through October 20 – to highlight job opportunities at Ameren Illinois. The initiative...

  • Oct 14, 2013
    Company Also Reaches Agreement to Sell Three Merchant Energy Centers to Rockland Capital

    Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) has received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to divest its merchant generation business, Ameren Energy Resources Company (AER), to an...

  • Oct 11, 2013

    The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 40 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Dec. 31, 2013, to...

  • Oct 3, 2013
    Belleville facility will house latest smart grid equipment; help prepare next generation of utility workers

    Officials with Ameren Illinois were joined by local elected officials, state lawmakers and union leaders today at the grand opening of its new Metro East Training Center in Belleville. Many of the...

  • Oct 2, 2013
    Free educational programs available to teachers

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

  • Sep 19, 2013

    Martin J. Lyons, Jr., executive vice president and chief financial officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), and Maureen A. Borkowski, president and chief executive officer of Ameren Transmission...

  • Sep 18, 2013

    Ameren Illinois residential and business customers have realized nearly $128 million in savings on their electric and gas bills over the last five years by taking advantage of energy efficiency...

  • Sep 12, 2013

    Ameren Illinois is providing grants of up to $2,000 to non-profit organizations who are experiencing difficulty paying their utility bills. The funds are administered through the Energy Assistance...

  • Sep 10, 2013

    The Adopt-the-Shoreline organization at the Lake of the Ozarks is reminding area residents, businesses and community organizations that the 2013 Fall Shoreline Cleanup began Sept. 7 and will...

  • Sep 6, 2013

    Martin J. Lyons, Jr., executive vice president and chief financial officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will meet with institutional investors beginning Tuesday, Sept. 10 and continuing...

  • Aug 21, 2013
    Facility will promote smart grid research and development; support economic development and foster job creation in Illinois

    Ameren Illinois today opened a new $3.3 million testing facility that will help facilitate research and development of smart grid technologies and support the state's economic development and job...

  • Aug 21, 2013

    An order issued yesterday by the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) paves the way for major new investment by Ameren that will create jobs, enable the delivery of renewable energy and improve the...

  • Aug 19, 2013
    Repairs to the 1,190-Megawatt Nuclear Facility Have Been Completed

    The Ameren Missouri Callaway Energy Center is back in service. The plant was taken out of service on July 26 as a result of an electrical fault on the main electrical power cables exiting the...

  • Aug 9, 2013

    The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 40 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Sept. 30, 2013, to...

  • Aug 1, 2013
    Updates Guidance for 2013 Earnings from Continuing Operations

    Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced second quarter 2013 net income from continuing operations of $105 million, or 44 cents per share, compared to second quarter 2012 net income from...

  • Jul 29, 2013
    System campuses in Rolla and Columbia to work with industry leaders Ameren and Westinghouse Electric to bolster research in nuclear energy

    Ameren and Westinghouse Electric Co. are tapping into the expertise of two University of Missouri System institutions to conduct research that will benefit the nuclear energy industry. Missouri...

  • Jul 29, 2013

    Ameren Missouri has opened a new Shoreline Management office at 2140 Bagnell Dam Blvd., Cliffside Building, Suite 101, in Lake Ozark, Mo. The former office was closed due to damage from a severe...

  • Jul 27, 2013
    The Facility Is Safe And Currently Out Of Service In Accordance With Safety Procedures

    On July 26 at 11:49 p.m., the Ameren Missouri Callaway Energy Center declared an “Unusual Event” due to a small fire in the turbine building. The fire was extinguished, and the center is...

  • Jul 16, 2013
    Missourians Can Also Get Cash Back for Recycling an Old Working Fridge or Freezer

    Some of the hottest temperatures of 2013 are expected this week in Missouri, and air conditioning is crucial to helping residents stay comfortable. Ameren Missouri electric customers don’t have...

  • Jul 3, 2013
    Air Conditioners are ENERGY STAR® rated window units

    Ameren Illinois donated 300 ENERGY STAR® window air conditioners to several energy assistance agencies across its service territory to help keep customers cool and safe this summer. Each agency,...

  • Jul 1, 2013

    The Ameren Missouri Shoreline Management office at 1028 Bagnell Dam Blvd. in Lake Ozark, Mo. is temporarily closed due to damage from a severe storm. Customers may reach us at 573.365.9203 or...

  • Jun 22, 2013
    Staunton resident rewarded for taking steps to use less energy

    A Staunton, Illinois resident will receive a new energy-efficient refrigerator with help from the Ameren Illinois ActOnEnergy® program. Beth Fernandez, a married mother of two, was the grand...

  • Jun 17, 2013
    The Company’s Annual Giveaway Program Focuses on Heat Safety

    As part of its Air Conditioner Giveaway Program, Ameren Missouri donated 240 window air conditioner units to Cool Down St. Louis, a regional not-for-profit public education and resource charity,...

  • Jun 12, 2013

    With an extensive line of severe storms predicted across most of the Ameren Illinois service territory (north of I-70), the Ameren Illinois Emergency Operations Center (EOC) declared a weather...

  • Jun 11, 2013
    with hot ideas from Ameren Illinois

    With the arrival of summer just around the corner, increased temperatures are on the way. Ameren Illinois officials are advising customers on how to stay safe and cool while better managing their...

  • Jun 7, 2013
    System improvements and reliability projects highlighted in annual plan filed with the Illinois Commerce Commission

    With summer just around the corner, Ameren Illinois announced today that it is prepared to meet customers' needs and increased electrical demand during the summer months. The company presented its...

  • Jun 6, 2013

    Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) and Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN) remain committed to completing the transaction for the divestiture of Ameren Energy Resources (AER) and its subsidiaries to Dynegy's...

  • Jun 5, 2013
    Crews Restore Power to Customers Devastated by Tornado

    Ameren Missouri has deactivated its Emergency Operations Center as of 4 p.m. Wednesday. Crews completed restoration to approximately 95,000 customers since a tornado tore a path through St....

  • Jun 5, 2013
    The Plan Calls for all Non-Conforming Structures to Remain on the Project Lands

    As the final step in addressing the issue of dwelling encroachments at the Lake of the Ozarks, Ameren Missouri has recommended the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) allow 215...

  • Jun 4, 2013

    Ameren Missouri crews have restored power to a majority of the customers who lost service during Friday’s tornadoes and storms. Currently, there are less than 3,000 customers without power,...

  • Jun 4, 2013

    The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that Richard J. Harshman, 56, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:...

  • Jun 3, 2013
    Key Accomplishment: Restringing Sub-Transmission Lines over Highway 170

    Ameren Missouri crews have restored power to a majority of the customers who lost service during Friday’s tornadoes and severe storm. As of Monday evening, approximately 22,000 customers are...

  • Jun 2, 2013
    Significant Infrastructure Repaired; Nine Substations Back in Service

    Ameren Missouri crews were able to safely restore power to another 10,000 customers on Sunday. Approximately 42,000 customers remain without power this evening. However, the company anticipates...

  • Jun 2, 2013
    Crews Repairing Sub-transmission Lines, then Substations, then Lines to Residential Customers

    In the past 24 hours, Ameren Missouri crews made significant progress, restoring power to 40,000 customers. Currently, 55,000 customers remain without power. Approximately 2,000 crew members are...

  • Jun 1, 2013
    Sub-transmission Lines, then Substations, then Lines to Residential Customers

    Ameren Missouri’s post-storm assessment reveals significant damage to the infrastructure in the affected areas of St. Louis and St. Charles counties. More than a hundred large poles supporting...

  • Jun 1, 2013
    Limited Number of Customers May Remain Without Power Until Tomorrow

    Ameren Illinois expects nearly all 9,400 customers impacted by Friday evening’s severe storms to have power restored by 10:00 p.m. tonight. Crews will work into the night to complete...

  • Jun 1, 2013
    Ameren Illinois Issues Safety Warning

    Ameren Illinois officials encourage customers to take precautions and want to issue a safety warning to all residents in the impacted areas following last night’s storms. “Safety is our...

  • Jun 1, 2013
    Emergency Operations Center Reopens

    With a new round of rain and thunderstorm throughout the evening, Ameren Illinois Emergency Operations Center (EOC) again opened and crews worked throughout the evening to restore more scattered...

  • Jun 1, 2013
    Crews Deployed at 4.a.m. Saturday to Quickly and Safely Aid Customers

    Approximately 800 Ameren Missouri crew members, including linemen, tree trimmers and field checkers, began deploying Saturday morning to escalate restoration efforts across the company’s service...

  • May 31, 2013
    The Company is Assessing the Damage Caused by the Storm

    Ameren Missouri's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is now open to provide restoration support to communities impacted by tonight’s severe storms and tornadoes. Currently, approximately 88,000...

  • May 31, 2013
    Activates Emergency Operations Center

    With rain and thunderstorms throughout the evening, Ameren Illinois opened its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and crews worked throughout the evening to restore scattered...

  • May 31, 2013
    $10,000 in Home Energy Improvements Awarded to Missouri Customers

    Ameren Missouri is awarding $5,000 in much-needed energy improvements to a single mother who is updating a home she recently purchased. As the grand prize winner of Ameren Missouri’s ActOnEnergy...

  • May 28, 2013
    More Than 375 Miles of Shoreline Cleaned During the 22nd Annual Event

    This year, spring weather conditions posed various challenges for 50 volunteer groups that participated in the 22nd Annual Shoreline Cleanup. However, the 447 volunteers that supported the groups...

  • May 28, 2013
    10-year plan will improve long-term performance of the state’s natural gas delivery system

    The Illinois Senate today approved legislation that will accelerate modernization of the state’s natural gas infrastructure and create 150 new jobs in Central and Southern Illinois. Under the...

  • May 24, 2013
    Callers Use Threatening Tactics to Intimidate Customers

    Ameren Missouri is warning its customers to be alert for phone calls from scam artists who threaten disconnection of electric service unless a payment is made immediately. In one incident, a...

  • May 24, 2013
    Partnership Provides T-shirts to Children “Caught” Wearing Life Jackets

    Ameren Missouri has joined the Missouri State Highway Patrol in an initiative to promote the importance of wearing life jackets while boating on the Lake of the Ozarks. The main focus is children,...

  • May 23, 2013

    In the wake of the May 20 tornado and severe weather that impacted communities in the Midwest, Ameren Corporation and its employees are donating $25,000 to assist storm victims in Oklahoma and aid...

  • May 22, 2013

    The Illinois House of Representatives today voted to overturn Governor Pat Quinn's veto of Senate Bill 9, legislation that accelerates the ability for Ameren Illinois to make improvements to the...

  • May 21, 2013
    Crews Restore Power as Multiple Storms Strike Service Territory

    Ameren Missouri has deactivated its Emergency Operations Center as of 7:30 a.m. Wednesday. Crews completed restoration to approximately 62,000 customers since storms first passed through the area...

  • May 21, 2013
    The Emergency Operations Center Will Remain Open Tonight

    Today, Ameren Missouri made significant progress restoring power to customers in the St. Louis area who were affected by Monday night’s severe storms. Currently, fewer than 800 customers are...

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