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Ameren Illinois to host open house in East St. Louis to preview multi-year electric grid plan

Public invited to learn about proposed infrastructure investments, offer feedback

Ameren Illinois is inviting the public to attend an open house on Wed., March 6 in East St. Louis to learn more about the company’s plans to improve energy service reliability and prepare for an equitable transition to clean energy.

The Open House will provide the general public with an opportunity to hear first-hand from Ameren Illinois leaders about the company’s plans and offer feedback ahead of Ameren’s multi-year electric grid filing with the Illinois Commerce Commission.

What: Ameren Illinois Open House re: Muti-Year Electric Grid Plan

Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Time: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Location: New Life Community Church, 1919 State St., East St. Louis, IL 62205

Under Illinois’ Climate and Equitable Jobs Act, a state law passed in 2021 that seeks to transition Illinois to 100% clean energy by 2045, Ameren Illinois is required to file a multi-year plan to strengthen the reliability and resiliency of the electric grid and prepare for an equitable transition to clean energy.

The plan includes initiatives to facilitate the adoption and development of local, clean energy generation, promote the long-term growth of cleaner energy, and electrify the downstate Illinois economy. Ameren has spent over two years working with stakeholders to develop a plan that will deliver safe, secure, and reliable power in an equitable and cost-effective manner.

RSVPs are not required for this event. Individuals can simply stop in when convenient during the scheduled times.

 

About Ameren Illinois

Ameren Illinois delivers energy to 1.2 million electric and more than 800,000 natural gas customers in Illinois. Its mission is to power the quality of life. Its service territory covers more than 1,200 communities and 43,700 square miles. For more information, visit AmerenIllinois.com, find them on X (formerly Twitter) @AmerenIllinois or on Facebook.

 

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