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08/27/14Ameren CFO to Present at Barclays Energy-Power Conference On Sept. 3, 2014
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin J. Lyons, Jr., executive vice president and chief financial officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will make a presentation to institutional investors at the Barclays Energy-Power Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. The presentation will be available live via an Internet broadcast beginning at 1:45 p.m. ET on Sept. 3, 2014 at Ameren.com by using the appropriate audio link. Slides to be used in connection with this presentation will be p... 
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08/08/14Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, 2014, to shareholders of record on Sept. 10, 2014. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company (Ameren Missouri) declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company's preferred stock. These preferred stock dividends are payabl... 
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08/05/14Ameren (NYSE: AEE) Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results and Affirms 2014 Earnings Guidance
Download a PDF version of the release. -Second Quarter Earnings Per Share from Continuing Operations Were $0.62 in 2014 vs. $0.44 in 2013 -Guidance Range for 2014 EPS from Continuing Operations Affirmed at $2.30 to $2.50 ST. LOUIS, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced second quarter 2014 net income from continuing operations of $150 million, or 62 cents per share, compared to second quarter 2013 net income from continuing operations of $105 milli... 
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07/23/14Ameren Corporation Second Quarter 2014 Earnings Webcast August 5, 2014
ST. LOUIS, July 23, 2014 - Warner L. Baxter, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, executive vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss second quarter 2014 earnings and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Tuesday, August 5, at 9 a.m. Central Time (10 a.m. Eastern Time).   The call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Ameren.com. Supporting materials for the call will be posted in the &qu... 
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06/23/14Ameren Illinois Announces Pricing of Senior Secured Notes Offering
ST. LOUIS, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Illinois Company, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today the pricing of a public offering of $250 million aggregate principal amount of 4.30% senior secured notes due 2044 at 99.432% of their principal amount.  The transaction is expected to close on June 30, 2014.  Ameren Illinois intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay outstanding short-term debt. Barclays Capital Inc., BNY Mellon Capital Markets, L... 
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05/08/14Ameren (NYSE: AEE) Announces First Quarter 2014 Results and Raises 2014 Earnings Guidance
Download a PDF version of the release. -First Quarter EPS from Continuing Operations Were $0.40 in 2014 vs. $0.22 in 2013 -Guidance Range for Full Year 2014 EPS from Continuing Operations Raised to $2.30 to $2.50 from Prior $2.25 to $2.45 ST. LOUIS, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced first quarter 2014 net income from continuing operations of $97 million, or 40 cents per share, compared to first quarter 2013 net income from continuing opera... 
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04/28/14Ameren Corporation First Quarter 2014 Earnings Webcast May 8, 2014
ST. LOUIS, April 28, 2014 - Warner L. Baxter, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, executive vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss first quarter 2014 earnings and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Thursday, May 8, at 9 a.m. Central Time (10 a.m. Eastern Time).  The call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Ameren.com. Supporting materials for the call will be posted in the "Investors&q... 
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04/24/14Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 June 30, 2014, to shareholders of record on June 11, 2014. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company (Ameren Missouri) declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company's preferred stock. These preferred stock dividends are payabl... 
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04/14/14Ameren Illinois Electric Modernization Plan on Track
Annual performance targets exceeded, customers see fewer and shorter outages COLLINSVILLE, Ill., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Illinois announced that it exceeded its yearly reliability performance goals required by the state's Energy Infrastructure Modernization Act (EIMA).  "Customers are beginning to experience the benefits of a long-term approach for upgrading the state's electric delivery infrastructure," said Richard Mark, President and CEO of Ameren Illinois. "We are keepin... 
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04/01/14Ameren Missouri Announces Pricing of Senior Secured Notes Offering
ST. LOUIS, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Electric Company, doing business as Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today the pricing of a public offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of 3.50% senior secured notes due 2024 at 99.982% of their principal amount.  The transaction is expected to close on April 4, 2014.  Ameren Missouri intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay at maturity $104 million aggregate principal amoun... 
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03/11/14Ameren Announces Promotion of Michael Moehn to Chairman, President and CEO of Ameren Missouri
ST. LOUIS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that effective April 1 Michael Moehn has been promoted to chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren Missouri, an electric and gas delivery utility subsidiary of Ameren Corporation and the state's largest utility. He succeeds Warner Baxter, the president of Ameren Corporation who will become the utility's chief executive officer on April 24. "Millions of Missourians depend on Ameren M... 
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03/04/14Record Cold Temps Cause 20 Percent Increase in Winter Usage Over Last Year
Ameren Illinois offers options for managing heating expenses COLLINSVILLE, Ill., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Illinois' purchasing strategies have kept gas supply prices lower than last year, but increased energy usage resulting from extreme cold temperatures may mean higher winter heating bills for Ameren Illinois customers. "This has been a particularly brutal winter for our customers," said Stan Ogden, vice president, Customer Service, noting that the Illinois State Climatologi... 
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02/21/14Ameren (NYSE: AEE) Announces 2013 Results And Issues Earnings Guidance
Download a PDF version of the release. -- 2013 Diluted EPS from Continuing Operations Were $2.10 -- 2014 EPS from Continuing Operations Guidance Established at $2.25 to $2.45 -- EPS from Continuing Operations Expected to Grow at a 7% to 10% Compound Annual Rate from 2013 through 2018 ST. LOUIS, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced 2013 net income from continuing operations of $512 million, or $2.10 per diluted share, compared to 2012 net income... 
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02/20/14Illinois Rivers Transmission Project Receives Final Approval from Illinois Commerce Commission
Project Will Improve Reliability, Provide Access to Low-Cost Power ST. LOUIS, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's decision by the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) clears the way for the nearly 400-mile-long Illinois Rivers electric transmission project that will create jobs, facilitate the delivery of low-cost power and improve the reliability and efficiency of the electric power grid. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/CG68997) Ameren Transmission Company of... 
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02/18/14Ameren Announces CEO Transition; Baxter elected President and Director of Ameren, Voss to retire July 1
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, effective immediately, Warner L. Baxter will succeed Voss as President of Ameren and that Baxter has been elected to Ameren's Board of Directors.  Ameren also announced that Baxter will become CEO on April 24, 2014, at which time Voss will become Executive Chairman.  Vos... 
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02/14/14Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 shareholders of record on March 12, 2014. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company (Ameren Missouri) declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company's preferred stock. These preferred stock dividends are payab... 
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02/10/14Ameren Corporation Fourth Quarter 2013 Earnings Webcast Feb. 21, 2014
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 10, 2014 - Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, executive vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss 2013 earnings, earnings guidance and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Friday, Feb. 21, at 9 a.m. Central Time (10 a.m. Eastern Time).  The call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Ameren.com. Supporting materials for the call will be posted in the "... 
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01/28/14Ameren Warns of Nationwide Email Scam
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 to pay unpaid utility bills. Recipients also are being instructed to open a virus-infected attachment. Ameren has received calls from residents of several states, including Missouri and Illinois, who have been targeted in the scam. Other utilities throughout the ... 
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01/27/14Ameren Shares 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
Digital publication discusses how Ameren balances community betterment, environmental stewardship and financial strength ST. LOUIS, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 report addresses a range of topics, including: Reliability improvements to energy infrastructure. In 2012, electric distribution rel... 
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01/23/14Ameren Customers Can Now Receive Alerts by Text and Email
Alert options include billing and payment notices, reported outage updates ST. LOUIS, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, credit and energy assistance issues and updates on the status of a reported outage. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/CG51151) Ameren alerts provide more control f... 
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12/06/13Ameren Illinois Announces Pricing of Senior Secured Notes Offering
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 due 2043 at 99.464% of their principal amount.  The transaction is expected to close on Dec. 10, 2013.  Ameren Illinois intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay at maturity $150 million aggregate principal amount of its 8.875% senior secured not... 
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12/02/13Ameren Corporation Completes Divestiture of Ameren Energy Resources Company
Exiting Merchant Generation Better Positions Company to Deliver Greater Value for Customers and Investors ST. LOUIS, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 of Dynegy Inc. (NYSE: DYN). AER consisted primarily of Ameren Energy Generating Company (Genco), including Genco's 80 percent ownership interest in Electric... 
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11/07/13Ameren (NYSE: AEE) Announces Third Quarter 2013 Results Updates 2013 Guidance
Download a PDF version of the release. -- Third Quarter 2013 Diluted EPS from Continuing Operations Were $1.25 -- Guidance for 2013 Diluted EPS from Continuing Operations Updated to Range of $2.00 to $2.10, Compared to Prior $2.00 to $2.15, Reflecting Cooler-Than-Normal Temperatures ST. LOUIS, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, compare... 
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11/05/13Ameren Executives to Present at EEI Financial Conference Nov. 12
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 Financial Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 12. The presentation will Webcast live from 10:30 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. ET via a link in the Investor's section of Ameren.com. The webcast and slide presentation will be archived on Ameren's website for one year.              ... 
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10/30/13Ameren Corporation Third Quarter 2013 Earnings Webcast Nov. 7, 2013
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 30, 2013 - Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, executive vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss third quarter 2013 earnings and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 9 a.m. Central Time (10 a.m. Eastern Time).  The call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Ameren.com. Supporting materials for the call will be posted in the "Inv... 
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10/14/13Ameren Corporation Receives Approval from Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to Divest Its Merchant Generation Business
Company Also Reaches Agreement to Sell Three Merchant Energy Centers to Rockland Capital ST. LOUIS, Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 affiliate of Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN). FERC also approved the transfer of the Elgin, Grand Tower and Gibson City merchant gas-fired energy centers in Illinois, which were... 
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10/11/13Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 shareholders of record on Dec. 11, 2013. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company (Ameren Missouri) declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company's preferred stock. These preferred stock dividends are payable... 
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10/02/13Powerful Electrical and Natural Gas Safety Lessons Through Ameren Illinois Educational Initiative
Free educational programs available to teachers COLLINSVILLE, Ill., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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  provides free educational materials, teaching guides and tests for teachers, as well as valuable information that will help parents. This fall, more than 50,000 students will have the opportunity to lear... 
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09/19/13Ameren Executives to Present at Wolfe Research Power & Gas Leaders Conference on Sept. 25
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 Company, will participate in a presentation to institutional investors at the Wolfe Research Power & Gas Leaders Conference beginning at 3 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Slides to be used in connection with the Sept. 25 presentation will be posted on A... 
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09/06/13Ameren CFO to Meet with Investors, Present at Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 through Friday, Sept. 13. Mr. Lyons will also be presenting at the Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference beginning at 7:45 a.m. ET on Friday, Sept.13. A slide presentation to be used in connection with Mr. Lyons' meetings with institutional investors and at the Bar... 
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08/21/13Ameren Illinois Opens Smart Grid Technology Applications Center in Champaign
Facility will promote smart grid research and development; support economic development and foster job creation in Illinois CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 creation goals. The Technology Applications Center (TAC) will provide small businesses and entrepreneurs with the infras... 
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08/21/13Ameren's Largest-Ever Transmission Project Approved by Illinois Commerce Commission, Will Bolster Reliability and Deliver Renewable Energy
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 reliability and efficiency of the electric power grid. Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), has received approval from the ICC to build the majority of its nearly 400-mile, approximately $... 
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08/19/13Callaway Energy Center is Back in Service
ST. LOUIS, Aug.19, 2013 -- 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 plant. The arc was caused by a ventilation louver that had dislodged and came in close proximity to the electrical cables. Inspections performed of the cabling and transformers revealed the impacts were limited to the local arc flash and major equipment replacements were not... 
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08/09/13Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 shareholders of record on Sept. 11, 2013. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company (Ameren Missouri) declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company's preferred stock. That preferred stock dividend is payable N... 
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08/01/13Ameren (NYSE: AEE) Announces Second Quarter 2013 Results
Download a PDF version of the release. Updates Guidance for 2013 Earnings from Continuing Operations -- Second Quarter 2013 EPS from Continuing Operations Were $0.44 -- Guidance for 2013 EPS from Continuing Operations Updated to Range of $2.00 to $2.15, Compared to Prior $2.00 to $2.20, Reflecting $0.06 Missouri Fuel Adjustment Clause Charge ST. LOUIS, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced second quarter 2013 net income from continuing operations ... 
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07/24/13Ameren Corporation Second Quarter 2013 Earnings Webcast Aug. 1, 2013
ST. LOUIS, July 24, 2013 - Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, executive vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss second quarter 2013 earnings and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Thursday, Aug. 1, at 9 a.m. Central Time (10 a.m. Eastern Time).  The call will be broadcast live over the Internet on Ameren.com. Supporting materials for the call will be posted in the "In... 
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06/07/13Ameren Illinois prepared to meet expected increase in electricity demand this summer
System improvements and reliability projects highlighted in annual plan filed with the Illinois Commerce Commission COLLINSVILLE, Ill., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 report before the Illinois Commerce Commission's Electricity Policy Committee this week in Chicago. Among the key highlights, Ameren Il... 
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06/06/13Ameren Committed to Completing AER/Dynegy Transaction
ST. LOUIS, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 subsidiary, Illinois Power Holdings (IPH). Today the Illinois Pollution Control Board denied, purely on procedural grounds, AER and IPH's motion to transfer variance relief from the Illinois Multi-Pollutant Standard from AER to IPH.  The Illinois Pollution Control ... 
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06/04/13Chairman, President and CEO of Allegheny Technologies Elected to Ameren Board of Directors
ST. LOUIS, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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: ATI) has been elected to the Ameren board. Based in Pittsburgh, Pa., ATI is a global specialty metals and components supplier to the electrical energy, aerospace and defense, oil and gas, chemical process industry, medical and other diversified consumer and durab... 
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05/28/13Illinois Legislature Approves Natural Gas Modernization Plan
10-year plan will improve long-term performance of the state's natural gas delivery system COLLINSVILLE, Ill., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 Natural Gas Consumer, Safety & Reliability Act (SB 2266), Ameren Illinois will invest an additional $330 million over 10 years to strengthen the i... 
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05/23/13Ameren Corporation and Employees Aid Tornado Victims
ST. LOUIS, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 the American Red Cross with their relief efforts. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of Moore, Okla., and surrounding areas who have experienced the loss of loved ones and property from this devastating tornado," said Warner Baxter, president and... 
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05/22/13State Legislature Approves Grid Modernization Plan
COLLINSVILLE, Ill., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois House of Representatives today voted overwhelmingly to overturn Governor Pat Quinn's veto of Senate Bill 9, legislation that accelerates the ability for Ameren Illinois to make improvements to the electric grid and create hundreds of new jobs.  The Senate took the same action yesterday. "Members of the General Assembly have been steadfast in calling for the development of an energy delivery system that meets today's needs and prepa... 
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05/02/13Ameren (NYSE: AEE) Announces First Quarter 2013 Results
Download a PDF version of the release. Issues Guidance for 2013 Earnings from Continuing Operations - First Quarter 2013 EPS from Continuing Operations Were $0.22 - Merchant Generation Business Reflected as Discontinued Operations - 2013 EPS from Continuing Operations Guidance Range Established at $2.00 to $2.20 ST. LOUIS, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced first quarter 2013 net income from continuing operations of $54 million, or 22 ce... 
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04/26/13Ameren Named Among Best Utilities in Nation for Diversity
DiversityInc recognizes company's hiring, sourcing, and leadership practices ST. LOUIS, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth year in a row, Ameren Corporation was selected by DiversityInc as a Top 7 Regional Utility for Diversity for 2013. The designation recognizes Ameren's commitment to hiring diverse candidates, contracting with diverse suppliers, and leadership's commitment to promoting a workplace of inclusion. Ameren ranks fourth on the "Regional Utilities" Specialty List this ... 
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04/25/13Ameren Corporation First Quarter 2013 Earnings Webcast May 2, 2013
ST. LOUIS, Apr. 25, 2013 - Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, executive vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss first quarter 2013 earnings and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Thursday, May 2, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time).  The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at Ameren.com. Supporting materials for the call will be posted in the Inve... 
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04/23/13Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 June 28, 2013, to shareholders of record on June 12, 2013. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company (Ameren Missouri) declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company's preferred stock. That preferred stock dividend is payable A... 
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04/01/13Ameren Awards Scholarships to Diverse Business Supplier CEOs
- Two woman-owned business CEOs to attend Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College - Ameren projects 9.3 percent of non-fuel spend to go to diverse suppliers in 2013 ST. LOUIS, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --One minority, woman-owned and one woman-owned construction companies were awarded business development scholarships from Ameren Corporation to attend the Minority Business Executive Program at the Tuck School at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. The scholarships were awa... 
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03/26/1310-year plan upgrades natural gas infrastructure, creates jobs for Central and Southern Illinois
Legislation includes strong regulatory safeguards, holds utilities accountable for achieving results COLLINSVILLE, Ill., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To leverage abundant natural gas supplies and low wholesale costs, Illinois employer and labor organizations and Ameren Illinois outlined details of a legislative proposal to accelerate the modernization of Illinois' aging natural gas delivery infrastructure while maintaining Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) regulatory oversight. Under th... 
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03/21/13Illinois' electric modernization plan approved by legislature; bill heads to Gov. Quinn's desk
SB 9 unleashes $625 million for infrastructure improvements and creates hundreds of jobs for central and southern Illinois COLLINSVILLE, Ill., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation today that creates hundreds of jobs for Central and Southern Illinois and modernizes Illinois' electric grid aimed at improving reliability and reducing outages. Senate Bill 9 clarifies a 2011 law that significantly accelera... 
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03/14/13Ameren to Divest Merchant Generation Business; Focus on Rate-Regulated Operations
-- Divestiture Expected to Improve Predictability of Earnings and Cash Flows -- No Impact on Ameren Illinois and Ameren Missouri Customers ST. LOUIS, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (Ameren) (NYSE:AEE) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to divest its merchant generation business, Ameren Energy Resources Company (AER), to an affiliate of Dynegy Inc. (NYSE:DYN). AER consists primarily of Ameren Energy Generating Company (Genco), including Genco'... 
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02/20/13Ameren (NYSE: AEE) Announces 2012 Results
Download a PDF version of the release. Issues 2013 Earnings Guidance -- 2012 Adjusted (Non-GAAP) EPS Were $2.42 -- 2012 GAAP Loss per Share Was $4.01, Reflecting Asset Impairments and Other Charges -- 2013 GAAP and Adjusted EPS Guidance Range Established at $2.00 to $2.20 ST. LOUIS, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced a 2012 net loss in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $974 million, or $4.01 per share, co... 
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02/12/13Ameren Corporation Fourth Quarter 2012 Earnings Webcast Feb. 20, 2013
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 12, 2013 - Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, executive vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss 2012 earnings, 2013 guidance and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time).  The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at Ameren.com. Supporting materials for the call will be posted in ... 
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02/08/13Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 29, 2013, to shareholders of record on March 13, 2013. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company (Ameren Missouri) declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company's preferred stock. That preferred stock dividend is payable... 
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01/25/13Ameren Illinois Files Natural Gas Delivery Service Rate Case
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Illinois today filed a delivery service rate case with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) to recover its infrastructure investments and the increased costs of delivering natural gas to about 813,000 homes and businesses in downstate Illinois. "We have filed this delivery service rate case to assure our ongoing financial ability to provide a safe and reliable energy delivery system that will accommodate future economic growth and de... 
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01/10/13Edison Electric Institute Recognizes Ameren Illinois, Ameren Missouri With Emergency Assistance Award For Sandy Restoration Efforts
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison Electric Institute (EEI) honored both Ameren Illinois and Ameren Missouri with the association's Emergency Assistance Award to recognize both utilities for outstanding response in 2012 restoring electric service to New Jersey residents in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. The electric power industry's Emergency Assistance Award has been presented each year to EEI member electric utility companies since 1998. The award recognizes extraordinary... 
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12/12/1255 Illinois Communities Choose Homefield Energy to Supply Electricity
COLLINSVILLE, Ill., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The consultant group, Good Energy, representing 55 central and southern Illinois communities, announced Tuesday, Dec. 11 that Homefield Energy has been selected to serve as the new residential electric supplier in those communities. Homefield Energy is the residential electric supply option from Ameren Energy Marketing (AEM), a retail electric supplier. The switch to Homefield Energy electric supply will begin in January. "We are pleased tha... 
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12/06/12Illinois Commerce Commission approves Ameren Illinois Advanced Electric Meter plan
COLLINSVILLE, Ill., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Illinois was pleased with yesterday's Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) decision that approves the utility's advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) initiative to benefit customers. "We view this as a positive step toward implementation of the Energy Infrastructure Modernization Act (EIMA)," said Ameren Illinois President & CEO Richard J. Mark. "This approval is confirmation from the ICC that advanced meters benefit our ... 
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11/19/12Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Approval Will Help Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois Bolster Infrastructure, Improve Reliability, Create Jobs
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), received important regulatory approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to continue to move its Spoon River and Mark Twain transmission construction projects forward. FERC approved similar regulatory treatment for the Illinois Rivers transmission project in May 2011. The three projects are part of the $1.3 billio... 
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11/09/12Ameren Announces Third Quarter 2012 Results
Download a PDF version of the release. 2012 Earnings Guidance Range Narrowed - Third Quarter 2012 Core (Non-GAAP) EPS were $1.33 - Third Quarter 2012 GAAP EPS were $1.54 - 2012 Core (Non-GAAP) EPS Guidance Range Narrowed to $2.35 to $2.45; GAAP Range Now $0.80 to $0.90 ST. LOUIS, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced third quarter 2012 net income in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $374 million, or $1.54 ... 
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11/01/12Ameren Corporation Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Webcast Nov. 9, 2012
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 1, 2012 - Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, senior vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss third quarter 2012 earnings and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Friday, Nov. 9, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time).  The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at Ameren.com. Supporting materials for the call will be posted in the Investor... 
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10/12/12Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 stock dividend declared today is payable Dec. 31, 2012, to shareholders of record on Dec. 12, 2012. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company (Ameren Missouri) declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company's preferred stock. These preferred stock divide... 
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09/25/12Richard Mark named one of 100 Most Powerful Executives in America
Black Enterprise Magazine recognizes accomplishments of Ameren Illinois President and CEO COLLINSVILLE, Ill., Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A prominent national business publication has named Ameren Illinois President and CEO Richard J. Mark as one of its 100 Most Powerful Executives in America for 2012.  Mark is featured in the September issue of Black Enterprise Magazine, along with leaders from such major U.S. companies such as Xerox, Federal Express and McDonald's Corporation.  B... 
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09/20/12Ameren Missouri Announces Completion of Tender Offer
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Electric Company, doing business as Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today the completion of its previously announced tender offer to purchase for cash its outstanding 6.00% Senior Secured Notes due 2018 (the "6.00% Notes"), 6.70% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 (the "6.70% Notes"), 5.10% Senior Secured Notes due 2018 (the "2018 5.10% Notes") and 5.10% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 (the "2019 5.10% Notes" a... 
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09/06/12Ameren Missouri Announces Pricing of Senior Secured Notes Offering, Early Tender Offer Results and Pricing of Tender Offer
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Electric Company, doing business as Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is offering $485 million in principal amount of its 3.90% Senior Secured Notes due 2042 (the "New Notes").  The offering is expected to close on September 11, 2012. Ameren Missouri intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of the New Notes, together with other available cash, to provide the total amount of funds ... 
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08/27/12Ameren Illinois Announces Completion of Tender Offer
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Illinois Company, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today the completion of its previously announced tender offer to purchase for cash its outstanding 9.75% Senior Secured Notes due 2018 (the "9.75% Notes") and its outstanding 6.25% Senior Secured Notes due 2018 (the "6.25% Notes" and, together with the 9.75% Notes, the "Notes").  As of midnight, New York City time, on August 24, 2012 (the "Expiration Date"), $87,100,0... 
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08/20/12Ameren Missouri Announces Debt Tender Offer and Proposed Debt Offering
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Union Electric Company, doing business as Ameren Missouri ("Ameren Missouri"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it will seek to reduce the weighted average interest rate and enhance the maturity profile of its debt through the combination of a tender offer for four series of outstanding senior secured notes and a proposed public offering of its senior secured debt securities. Ameren Missouri has commen... 
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08/13/12Ameren Illinois Announces Pricing of Senior Secured Notes Offering and Early Tender Offer Results
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Illinois Company, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is offering $400 million in principal amount of its 2.70% Senior Secured Notes due 2022 (the "New Notes").  The offering is expected to close on August 20, 2012. Ameren Illinois intends to use the net proceeds from the offering of the New Notes, together with other available cash, to provide the total amount of funds required to complete its previously a... 
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08/10/12Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. 28, 2012, to shareholders of record on Sept. 12, 2012. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company (Ameren Missouri) declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company's preferred stock. That preferred stock dividend is payabl... 
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08/02/12Ameren (NYSE: AEE) Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results
Download a PDF version of the release. 2012 Earnings Guidance Range Raised - Second Quarter 2012 Core (Non-GAAP) EPS Were $0.73 - Second Quarter 2012 GAAP EPS Were $0.87 - 2012 Core (Non-GAAP) EPS Guidance Range Raised to $2.25 to $2.55; GAAP Range Now $0.70 to $1.00 ST. LOUIS, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced second quarter 2012 net income in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $211 million, or 87 cent... 
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07/30/12Ameren Illinois Announces Debt Tender Offer and Proposed Debt Offering
ST. LOUIS, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Illinois Company ("Ameren Illinois"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it will seek to reduce the weighted average interest rate and enhance the maturity profile of its debt through the combination of a tender offer for two series of outstanding senior secured notes and a proposed public offering of its senior secured debt securities. Ameren Illinois has commenced a tender offer to purchase for ... 
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07/26/12Ameren Corporation Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Webcast Aug. 2, 2012
table.hugin { border-color:black;} td.hugin { padding: 3px; border-color:black;} ST. LOUIS, July 26, 2012 - Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, senior vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss second quarter 2012 earnings and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Thursday, Aug. 2, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time).  The call will be broadcast live over the Int... 
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06/13/12Ameren announces promotion of Richard J. Mark to Chairman, President and CEO of Ameren Illinois Company
ST. LOUIS, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today, that effective immediately, Richard J. Mark is promoted to chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren Illinois Company, an electric and gas delivery utility subsidiary of Ameren Corporation. Mark replaces Scott A. Cisel who has left the company to pursue other interests. Mark, who was senior vice president, Customer Operations, Ameren Missouri, joined Ameren in 2002. "Richard brings a stron... 
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05/10/1251 Illinois Communities Choose Homefield Energy to Supply Electricity
Transition expected to be seamless COLLINSVILLE, Ill., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --The consultant group representing 51 Central and Southern Illinois communities announced Tuesday May 8, 2012 that Homefield Energy has been selected to serve as the new residential electric supplier. Homefield Energy is the residential electric supply option from Ameren Energy Marketing, a retail electric supplier that operates wholly independently from Ameren Illinois Company. Ameren Energy Marketing is a subs... 
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05/04/12Ameren (NYSE: AEE) Announces First Quarter 2012 Results; 2012 Core (Non-GAAP) Earnings Guidance Range Affirmed
-- First Quarter 2012 Core (Non-GAAP) EPS Were $0.22 -- Reflecting Noncash Asset Impairment Charge, First Quarter 2012 GAAP Loss Was $1.66 per Share -- 2012 Core (Non-GAAP) EPS Guidance Range of $2.20 to $2.50 Affirmed; GAAP Range Now $0.65 to $0.95 ST. LOUIS, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced a first quarter 2012 net loss in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $403 million, or $1.66 per share, compared to... 
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05/03/12Ameren Merchant Generation Company Seeks Additional Time for SO2 Emissions Compliance From Illinois Pollution Control Board
Decline in power prices drives request COLLINSVILLE, Ill., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Significantly depressed power prices combined with the high-cost of environmental controls and other factors have prompted Ameren Energy Resources Company, LLC (AER), to file today a petition with the Illinois Pollution Control Board (IPCB) seeking flexibility in meeting certain emissions standards established by the Illinois Multi-Pollutant Standards (MPS).  The AER petition seeks additional time to me... 
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04/27/12Ameren Corporation First Quarter 2012 Earnings Webcast May 4, 2012
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04/24/12Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --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 June 29, 2012, to shareholders of record on June 13, 2012. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company (Ameren Missouri) declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company's preferred stock. That preferred stock dividend is p... 
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04/19/12Ameren Missouri Forms an Alliance with Westinghouse Electric to Apply for Department of Energy Small Modular Nuclear Reactor Investment Funds
Ameren Missouri Continues to Plan for Missouri's Energy Future ST. LOUIS, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Today, Ameren Missouri, a utility company of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced it has entered into an agreement with Westinghouse Electric Company, a proven, global leader in nuclear energy and small modular reactor technology development, to exclusively support Westinghouse's application for the Department of Energy's (DOE) Small Modular Reactors (SMR) investment funds o... 
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03/05/12Ameren Illinois Submits Blueprint for Infrastructure Improvement and Modernization
Job creation will benefit downstate Illinois PEORIA, Ill., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Ameren Illinois submitted a blueprint for its 10-year, $625-million infrastructure improvement and modernization initiative to the Illinois Commerce Commission "Jobs creation is a key element of our Modernization Action Plan initiative," said Michael Moehn, Ameren Illinois senior vice president of Customer Operations. "Through these additional positions, we will provide Illinois residents ... 
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02/23/12Ameren (NYSE: AEE) Announces 2011 Earnings; Issues 2012 Earnings Guidance
Download a PDF version of the release. -- 2011 Core (Non-GAAP) EPS Were $2.56 -- 2011 GAAP EPS Were $2.15, Reflecting Impairment and Other Charges -- 2012 GAAP and Core (Non-GAAP) EPS Guidance Range Established at $2.20 to $2.50 ST. LOUIS, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced 2011 net income in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $519 million, or $2.15 per share, compared to 2010 GAAP net income of $139 million, or... 
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02/20/12Ameren Corporation 2011 Earnings Webcast Feb. 23, 2012
TABLE.hugin { BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: black; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: black; BORDER-RIGHT-COLOR: black; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: black } TD.hugin { BORDER-BOTTOM-COLOR: black; PADDING-BOTTOM: 3px; BORDER-TOP-COLOR: black; PADDING-LEFT: 3px; PADDING-RIGHT: 3px; BORDER-RIGHT-COLOR: black; BORDER-LEFT-COLOR: black; PADDING-TOP: 3px } ST. LOUIS, Feb. 14, 2012 - Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, senior vice president and CFO of Ameren Cor... 
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02/10/12Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 30, 2012, to shareholders of record on March 14, 2012. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company (Ameren Missouri) declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company's preferred stock. That preferred stock divid... 
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02/03/12Ameren Missouri Seeks to Recover Costs for Reliability Improvements, Cleaner Air and Energy Efficiency Programs
Energy infrastructure investments are delivering benefits to customers at low rates ST. LOUIS, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Ameren Missouri, a utility company of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), filed an electric rate increase request with the Missouri Public Service Commission (MPSC). Ameren Missouri is committed to providing its customers with safe, reliable, affordable and environmentally responsible energy. To achieve these objectives, the company has made significant investments in... 
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01/20/12Ameren Missouri Files Largest Plan in State for Energy Efficiency Programs
Total customer benefits of approximately $500 million estimated over the next 20 years ST. LOUIS, Jan. 20, 2012  /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), filed with the Missouri Public Service Commission (MPSC) a three-year plan that includes an aggressive portfolio of energy efficiency programs, the largest such plan in the state of Missouri. The expenditures for the new programs will be approximately twice the size of the utility company's prev... 
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01/09/12Ameren Illinois Takes Initial Action in Implementation of Electric Grid Modernization Action Plan
PEORIA, Ill., Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Illinois, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), today took initial action in the implementation of its Modernization Action Plan (MAP) that will provide customers with an improved, more reliable and modernized electric distribution system. "Today's filing with the Illinois Commerce Commission marks the beginning of an initiative that will enable Ameren Illinois to modernize its electric distribution system over the next 10 years in ord... 
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12/08/11Ameren Transmission Company projects receive MISO approval
ATX moving forward to improve transmission system and create jobs ST. LOUIS, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Transmission Company (ATX), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will begin work on expansion plans to invest an estimated $1.3 billion over 10 years. The Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator (MISO) announced earlier today that its Board had approved its Transmission Expansion Plan 2011 (MTEP11), which includes the ATX projects. A... 
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11/04/11Ameren (NYSE: AEE) Announces Third Quarter 2011 Earnings
2011 Core (Non-GAAP) Earnings Guidance Range Raised - Third Quarter 2011 Core (Non-GAAP) EPS Were $1.57 - Reflecting Impairment and Other Charges, Third Quarter 2011 GAAP EPS Were $1.18 - 2011 Core (Non-GAAP) EPS Guidance Range Raised to $2.50 to $2.60; GAAP Range Now $2.18 to $2.28 ST. LOUIS, Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced third quarter 2011 net income in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $285 million,... 
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11/01/11Ameren CEO and CFO to Present at EEI Financial Conference Nov. 8
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Thomas R Voss, chairman, president and CEO, and Martin J. Lyons, senior vice president and CFO, both of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will present at the 46th Edison Electric Institute Financial Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 8. The presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 10:30 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. ET via a link in the Investors section of Ameren's website, Ameren.com. The Webcast will be archived at this site for one year. ... 
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10/28/11Ameren Corporation Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Webcast Nov. 4, 2011
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, senior vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss 2011 third quarter financial results and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Friday, Nov. 4, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at www.ameren.... 
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10/21/11Ameren Announces Offer for Voluntary Retirement
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today a voluntary retirement offer is being extended to certain employees of Ameren Missouri, and Ameren Services Company, an Ameren Corporation subsidiary that provides support services. Eligible employees must be age 58 or over as of Dec. 31, 2011, and be full-time, regular employees. Management and employees, who are represented by unions that have agreed to participate, are eligible. The offer is... 
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10/14/11Allstate Executive Elected to Ameren Board of Directors
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that Catherine S. Brune, 58, president of Allstate Protection Eastern Territory of Allstate Insurance Company (Allstate), has been elected to the Ameren board. Allstate is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) and is based in Northbrook, Ill. A 35-year veteran of Allstate, Brune rose rapidly through a series of field and regional positions, ... 
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10/14/11Ameren Corporation Increases Dividend
New Annualized Rate Is $1.60 Per Share ST. LOUIS, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend of 40 cents per common share, a 3.9 percent increase from the prior quarterly dividend of 38.5 cents per share, resulting in an annualized equivalent dividend rate of $1.60 per share. The previous annualized equivalent dividend rate was $1.54 per share. "We are pleased to provide our shareholders with increa... 
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10/04/11Two Ameren Merchant Generating Company Energy Centers to Cease Operations
Recently Issued Environmental Rules, Absence of Long-Term Power Capacity Market Drove Decision ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Ameren Energy Resources Company, LLC (AER), the holding company for the merchant generation business of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today the Meredosia and Hutsonville energy centers will cease operating by the end of 2011. The shutdown of these centers will result in the elimination of 90 positions at the generating facilities in ... 
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09/13/11Ameren CFO to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch Power and Gas Leaders Conference
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Martin J. Lyons, Jr., senior vice president and chief financial officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Power and Gas Leaders Conference at 9:15 a.m. ETon Tuesday, Sept. 20. Lyons' presentation will be available on a live audio webcast from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. ET, via a link in the Investors section of Ameren's website, http://www.ameren.com. An accompanying slide presentation will a... 
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09/06/11Ameren CFO to Present at Barclays Capital Energy-Power Conference
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Martin J. Lyons, Jr., senior vice president and chief financial officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will present at the Barclays Capital Energy-Power Conference at 11:45 p.m. ETon Thursday, Sept. 8. Lyons' presentation will be available on a live audio webcast from 11:45 a.m. to 12:20 a.m. ET, via a link in the Investors section of Ameren's website, http://www.ameren.com. An accompanying slide presentation will also be available on A... 
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08/12/11Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 38.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Sept. 30, 2011, to shareholders of record on Sept. 8, 2011. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company (Ameren Missouri) declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company's preferred stock. That preferred stock dividend... 
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08/04/11Ameren (NYSE: AEE) Announces Second Quarter 2011 Earnings
Download a PDF version of the release. 2011 Core (Non-GAAP) Earnings Guidance Range Narrowed - Second Quarter 2011 GAAP EPS Were $0.57 - Second Quarter 2011 Core (Non-GAAP) EPS Were $0.59 - 2011 Core (Non-GAAP) EPS Guidance Range Narrowed to $2.30 to $2.55; GAAP Range Now $2.07 to $2.32 ST. LOUIS, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced second quarter 2011 net income in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $1... 
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07/27/11Webcast and Conference Call Date; Ameren Corporation Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Webcast Aug. 4, 2011
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Jul 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, senior vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss 2011 second quarter financial results and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Thursday, Aug. 4, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at ... 
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05/19/11Ameren Corporation Announces Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Approval of Rate Treatment for New Transmission Projects
Federal Approval Essential for Needed Projects of Newly Formed Ameren Transmission Company ST. LOUIS, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved rate treatments filed on behalf of Ameren's newly formed transmission company, Ameren Transmission Company (ATX), and Ameren's utility operating companies--Ameren Illinois and Ameren Missouri. The FERC granted the Ameren companies pre-approval... 
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05/05/11Ameren (NYSE: AEE) Announces First Quarter 2011 Earnings
Download a PDF version of the release. 2011 Earnings Guidance Reaffirmed - First Quarter 2011 GAAP EPS Were $0.29 - First Quarter 2011 Core (Non-GAAP) EPS Were $0.25 - 2011 GAAP and Core (Non-GAAP) EPS Guidance Range of $2.20 to $2.60 Reaffirmed ST. LOUIS, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced first quarter 2011 net income in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $71 million, or 29 cents per share, compared t... 
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04/28/11Ameren Corporation First Quarter 2011 Earnings Webcast May 5, 2011
ST. LOUIS, Apr 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, senior vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss 2011 first quarter financial results and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Thursday, May 5, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at www.ameren.com.... 
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04/21/11Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 38.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable June 30, 2011, to shareholders of record on June 8, 2011. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company (Ameren Missouri) declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company's preferred stock. That preferred stock dividend i... 
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02/22/11Ameren (NYSE: AEE) Announces 2010 Earnings
Download a PDF version of the release. Issues 2011 Earnings Guidance - 2010 Core (Non-GAAP) EPS Were $2.75 - 2010 GAAP EPS Were $0.58, Reflecting Third Quarter Non-cash Goodwill and Other Asset Impairment Charges - 2011 GAAP and Core (Non-GAAP) EPS Guidance Range Established at $2.20 to $2.60 ST. LOUIS, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced 2010 net income, in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), of $139 mill... 
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02/11/11Ameren Corporation 2010 Earnings Webcast Feb. 22, 2011
ST. LOUIS, Feb 11, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, senior vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss 2010 fourth quarter and year-end financial results and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Inte... 
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02/09/11Ameren Corporation Announces New Positions for Three Senior Officers
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that three senior officers---Charles D. Naslund, Gregory L. Nelson and Steven R. Sullivan---will assume new positions. Effective March 2, Naslund moves to the role of senior vice president, Generation and Environmental Projects, at Ameren Missouri, which provides electric and gas service to approximately 1.2 million customers across ... 
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02/09/11Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 38.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable March 31, 2011, to shareholders of record on March 9, 2011. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company (Ameren Missouri) declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company's preferred stock. That preferred stock dividend i... 
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10/30/10Ameren CEO and CFO to Present at EEI Financial Conference Nov. 2
ST. LOUIS, Oct 30, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Thomas R Voss, president and chief executive officer, and Martin J. Lyons, Jr., senior vice president and chief financial officer, both of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will present at the 45th Edison Electric Institute Financial Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 2. The presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 10:30 a.m. to 11:10 a.m. PDT via a link in the Investors section of Ameren's Web site, http://www.ameren.com. The Webc... 
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10/29/10Ameren (NYSE: AEE) Announces Third Quarter 2010 Results
Download a PDF version of the release. - Core 2010 EPS Guidance Range Raised to $2.60 to $2.80 from $2.50 to $2.80; GAAP 2010 Guidance $0.44 to $0.64 per Share - Core Third Quarter 2010 EPS of $1.40, $0.24 Higher Than Year-Ago Period - Non-cash Goodwill and Other Asset Impairment Charges Resulted in GAAP Third Quarter 2010 Loss of $0.70 per Share vs. Year-Ago Income of $1.04 per Share ST. LOUIS, Oct 29, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced a thi... 
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10/29/10Ameren Illinois Company Directors Declare Preferred Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Oct 29, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The board of directors of Ameren Illinois Company, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), today declared a dividend on all series of its preferred stock. The preferred share dividend is payable Feb. 1, 2011, to shareholders of record on Jan. 10, 2011. For its preferred stock of the 4.08% series, 4.20% series, 4.26% series, 4.42% series, 4.70% series and 7.75% series, the dividend will be a quarterly dividend for the period from N... 
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10/21/10Ameren Corporation 2010 Third Quarter Earnings Webcast Oct. 29, 2010
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, senior vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss 2010 third quarter financial results and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Friday, Oct. 29, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at www.ameren... 
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10/08/10Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Oct 08, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 38.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Dec. 31, 2010, to shareholders of record on Dec. 8, 2010. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company (Ameren Missouri) declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company's preferred stock. That preferred stock dividend is ... 
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10/01/10Ameren Illinois Company Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Oct 01, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The board of directors of Ameren Illinois Company, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), today declared a quarterly dividend on all classes of Ameren Illinois Company preferred stock. Ameren Illinois Company (Ameren Illinois) was established today with the completed merger of Ameren's three Illinois electric and natural gas utilities - Central Illinois Public Service Company, formerly doing business as AmerenCIPS; Central Illinois ... 
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10/01/10Ameren Merges Illinois Utilities, With New Name of Ameren Illinois Company
ST. LOUIS, Oct 01, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that it has completed the merger of its three Illinois electric and natural gas utilities - AmerenCIPS, AmerenCILCO and AmerenIP - into a single public utility now known as "Ameren Illinois." The reorganization has been approved by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the appropriate notice was filed in the spring of 2010 with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC). The legal n... 
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09/21/10Ameren CFO to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Power & Gas Leaders Conference
ST. LOUIS, Sept 21, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Martin J. Lyons, Jr., senior vice president and chief financial officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Power & Gas Leaders Conference at 9:15 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 28. Lyons' presentation will be available on a live audio webcast from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. EDT via a link in the Investors section of Ameren's website, http://www.ameren.com. An accompanying slide presentati... 
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09/08/10Ameren CFO to Present at Barclays Capital CEO Energy - Power Conference
ST. LOUIS, Sept 08, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Martin J. Lyons, Jr., senior vice president and chief financial officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will present at the Barclays Capital CEO Energy - Power Conference at 3:45 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 15. Lyons' presentation will be available on a live audio webcast from 3:45 p.m. to 4:20 p.m. EDT via a link in the Investors section of Ameren's website, http://www.ameren.com. An accompanying slide presentation will also be availa... 
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09/03/10AmerenUE Seeks to Recover Costs for Reliability Improvements and Cleaner Air
ST. LOUIS, Sept 03, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Today, AmerenUE, the Missouri utility company of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will file an electric rate increase request with the Missouri Public Service Commission (MPSC). UE is committed to providing customers with safe, reliable, affordable and environmentally responsible energy. To achieve these objectives, UE is investing more than $1 billion in its energy infrastructure and is seeking to recover those costs in rates. Customers are al... 
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08/13/10Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Aug 13, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 38.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Sept. 30, 2010, to shareholders of record on Sept. 9, 2010. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company (AmerenUE) declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company's preferred stock. That preferred stock dividend is paya... 
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08/05/10Ameren (NYSE: AEE) Announces Second Quarter 2010 Earnings
Download a PDF version of the release. 2010 Earnings Guidance Raised ST. LOUIS, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced second quarter 2010 net income in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $152 million, or 64 cents per share, compared to second quarter 2009 GAAP net income of $165 million, or 77 cents per share.  Excluding certain items in each year, Ameren recorded second quarter 2010 core (non-GAAP) net i... 
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08/02/10Ameren Corporation Announces Creation of Separate Transmission Business, Files for Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Rate Treatment for New Projects
ST. LOUIS, Aug 02, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today the formation of a new subsidiary dedicated to electric transmission infrastructure investment, expanding Ameren's already robust transmission system ofmore than 7,400 circuit miles of high-voltage transmission lines in Missouri and Illinois. The new company---Ameren Transmission Company (ATX)---will build greenfield transmission projects initially within Illinois and Missouri, with the potenti... 
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07/28/10Ameren Corporation 2010 Second Quarter Earnings Webcast August 5, 2010
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Jul 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Thomas R. Voss, chairman, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, senior vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss 2010 second quarter financial results and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Thursday, Aug. 5, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at ... 
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06/11/10AmerenUE Files for Increase in Natural Gas Delivery Rates to Cover Infrastructure Investments and Higher Operating Costs
ST. LOUIS, June 11, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Citing infrastructure investments in its natural gas system and higher operating costs since the last natural gas rate case three years ago, AmerenUE, an operating company of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), today filed a request with the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) for an $11.9 million increase in natural gas delivery rates for its 127,000 Missouri gas customers. Delivery rates represent the portion of a customer's total gas bill... 
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05/05/10(AEE) Ameren Corporation: Ameren Announces First Quarter 2010 Earnings
Download a PDF version of the release. 2010 Earnings Guidance Reaffirmed ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 5, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced first quarter 2010 net income in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $102 million, or 43 cents per share, compared to first quarter 2009 GAAP net income of $141 million, or 66 cents per share. Excluding certain items in each year, Ameren recorded first quarter 2010 core (non-GAAP) net income... 
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05/03/10Ameren Subsidiary Announces Reductions in Response to Continuing Declines in Power Markets
ST. LOUIS, May 3, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Ameren Energy Resources Company, LLC (AER), the merchant generation business segment for Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is reducing staff by approximately 75 full-time positions at several power plants and support service facilities in Illinois and Missouri. Affected employees include both management and union-represented workers. "While it is always difficult to reduce staffing, we believe these reductions are critica... 
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04/28/10Ameren Corporation 2010 First Quarter Earnings Webcast May 5, 2010
ST. LOUIS, Apr 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Thomas R. Voss, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, senior vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss 2010 first quarter financial results and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Wednesday, May 5, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at www.ameren.com. Su... 
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04/27/10Ameren Board Elects Thomas R. Voss Chairman
BJC HealthCare President and CEO Steven H. Lipstein Elected, 11 Directors Re-Elected to Ameren Board ST. LOUIS, April 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that Ameren president and CEO Thomas R. Voss was elected to the position of board chairman at their regularly scheduled meeting, conducted after today's annual meeting of shareholders. Voss succeeds Gary L. Rainwater, 63, executive chairman, who retired from Ameren t... 
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04/27/10Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, April 27, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 38.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable June 30, 2010, to shareholders of record on June 9, 2010. Separately, the boards of directors of the following Ameren Corporation operating subsidiaries declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock on April 27, 2010. The C... 
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03/15/10Ameren Announces Plans to Reorganize Illinois Utilities
ST. LOUIS, March 15, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that it plans to reorganize its three Illinois electric and gas utilities--AmerenCIPS, AmerenCILCO and AmerenIP--into a single public utility that would do business as "Ameren Illinois." As the first step in accomplishing this reorganization, Ameren and its subsidiaries will file an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and notices with the Illinois Commerce Commission ... 
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02/19/10St. Louis Chapter of Missouri Society of Professional Engineers Announces 2010 Engineer of the Year - Thomas R. Voss, P.E., President and CEO of Ameren Corporation
--Four Named Outstanding Professional Engineers: - Edward Austin, Aspen Engineering - Paul Friemel, Cooper-Bussmann - Mel Millenbruck, URS Corporation - Gary Moore, Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, Missouri University of Science and Technology and Washington University Adjunct ProfessorST. LOUIS, Feb 19, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Missouri Society of Professional Engineers has named Ameren Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas R. Voss, a professional engineer w... 
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02/18/10(AEE) Ameren Corporation: Ameren Announces 2009 Earnings
Download a PDF version of the release. Issues 2010 Earnings GuidanceST. LOUIS, Feb 18, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced 2009 net income in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $612 million, or $2.78 per share, compared to 2008 GAAP net income of $605 million, or $2.88 per share. Excluding certain items in each year, Ameren recorded 2009 core (non-GAAP) net income of $615 million, or $2.79 per share, compared to 20... 
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02/12/10Ameren's Board of Directors Announces Changes
Three Directors to Complete Service at Annual Meeting and One New Director NominatedST. LOUIS, Feb 12, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Board of Directors of Ameren Corporation announced today that Ameren Executive Chairman Gary L. Rainwater, 63, plans to retire from Ameren at the annual shareholders meeting scheduled for April 27, 2010. In connection with his retirement, Rainwater has requested the board not nominate him for membership on the Ameren board at that meeting. Rainwater has se... 
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02/12/10Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Feb 12, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 38.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable March 31, 2010, to shareholders of record on March 10, 2010. Separately, the boards of directors of the following Ameren Corporation operating subsidiaries declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock on Feb.11, 2010. The Ce... 
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02/08/10Webcast and Conference Call Date; Ameren Corporation 2009 Year-End and Fourth Quarter Earnings Webcast Feb. 18, 2010
ST. LOUIS, Feb 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Thomas R. Voss, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, senior vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss 2009 year-end and fourth quarter financial results and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at www.... 
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01/06/10Ameren Energy Resources Completes $1 Billion in Environmental Improvements at Its Illinois-Based Coal-Fired Power Plants
ST. LOUIS, Jan 06, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Energy Resources Company, LLC (AER), the holding company for merchant generation and its energy marketing services for Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), today announced the 2009 completion of more than $1 billion in environmental improvement projects at its Illinois-based, coal-fired power plants. In 2009, the AER merchant generating segment completed the 36-month installation of state-of-the-art environmental control technologies at two ... 
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12/22/09Ameren Ends Year on High Note with Three Prestigious Awards
Company named Corporation of the Year, Top Military-Friendly Employer and the Best Place to Work in St. LouisST. LOUIS, Dec 22, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Ameren is celebrating an honor-filled 2009 with three awards from Metro St. Louis organizations and a highly-respected veterans magazine. On Dec. 4, the St. Louis Minority Business Council (SLMBC) recognized Ameren as a recipient of the 2009 Corporation of the Year Award, presented annually to the corporate member that best demonstrates ... 
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12/11/09Chairman and CEO of CF Industries Holdings Elected to Ameren Board of Directors
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that Stephen R. Wilson, 61, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CF), has been elected to the Ameren board. A 19-year veteran of CF Industries Holdings or its predecessor company, CF Industries, Inc., Wilson served as Chief Financial Officer from 1991 until 2003 when he was named President and CEO. He assumed his current ... 
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12/01/09Ameren Launches Major Solar Initiative In Illinois And Missouri
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation and its utility companies in Illinois and Missouri today launched a major solar energy initiative that will span both states. As a first step, the corporation is installing solar energy systems at its downtown St. Louis headquarters campus at 1901 Chouteau, while Ameren Illinois Utilities (AmerenCIPS, AmerenCILCO, AmerenIP) will install solar systems at one of its facilities in Illinois. "This initiative reflec... 
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11/18/09CILCORP Inc. Receives Required Consents in Connection With Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation
PEORIA, Ill., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CILCORP Inc. ("CILCORP"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it has received consents from the holders of $208,984,000, or 99.25%, of its outstanding 9.375% senior bonds due 2029 (CUSIP No. 171794 AF7) (the "bonds"), as of 5:00 p.m. New York City time on November 17, 2009, the last date and time for holders to receive the total consideration (as defined below) (such date and time, the "consent ... 
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11/12/09Ameren Energy Generating Announces Senior Notes Offering
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Energy Generating Company, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is offering $250 million of its 6.30% Senior Notes, Series I, due 2020. The transaction is expected to close on November 17, 2009. Ameren Energy Generating Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay outstanding short-term debt (consisting of borrowings under its revolving credit facilities and/or the Ameren Corporatio... 
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11/06/09CILCORP Inc. Announces Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation
PEORIA, Ill., Nov 06, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- CILCORP Inc. ("CILCORP"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer (the "tender offer") for any and all of its outstanding 9.375% senior bonds due 2029 (CUSIP No. 171794 AF7) (the "bonds"). Currently $210,565,000 aggregate principal amount of bonds are outstanding. Concurrently with the tender offer, CILCORP is soliciting consents (the "consent solicitati... 
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11/06/09Ameren Corporation Reduces Staff by 300 Positions
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that, through a combination of voluntary and involuntary separation programs, the corporation will have eliminated approximately 300 positions with substantially all employees separated from the company by Dec. 31, 2009. This represents a reduction of approximately 3 percent of the corporation's approximately 9,700 total employees. The staff reductions result from the following initiatives: ... 
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10/30/09Ameren Announces Third Quarter 2009 Earnings
Download a PDF version of the release. - Third Quarter 2009 GAAP Earnings per Share $1.04 vs. Year-Ago $0.97 ST. LOUIS, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced third quarter 2009 net income in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $227 million, or $1.04 per share, compared to third quarter 2008 GAAP net income of $204 million, or 97 cents per share. Excluding certain items in each year, Ameren recorded third quart... 
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10/29/09Ameren CEO and CFO to Present at EEI Financial Conference Nov. 3
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thomas R Voss, president and chief executive officer, and Martin J. Lyons, Jr., senior vice president and chief financial officer, both of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will present at the 44th Edison Electric Institute Financial Conference, at 10:30 a.m. EST at the Westin Diplomat Resort and Spa, 3555 S. Ocean Drive, Hollywood, Fla., on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 10:30 a.m... 
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10/19/09Webcast and Conference Call Date; Ameren Corporation Third Quarter Earnings Webcast Oct. 30, 2009
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 19, 2009-- Thomas R. Voss, president and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, senior vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss third quarter 2009 financial results and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Friday, Oct. 30, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at www.... 
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10/09/09Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 38.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Dec. 31, 2009, to shareholders of record on Dec. 9, 2009. Separately, the boards of directors of the following Ameren Corporation operating subsidiaries declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock on Oct. 8,... 
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09/15/09AmerenUE Pure Power(TM) Program Named 'Best Marketing Campaign by a Green Power Supplier'
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) has recognized AmerenUE for having the "Best Marketing Campaign by a Green Power Supplier." The award was presented as part of the 2009 Green Power Leadership Awards ceremony, organized by the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Center for Resource Solutions. The ceremony took place in Atlanta, Ga. The award recognizes Pure Power's "P.U.R.E.* (People Using ... 
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09/09/09Ameren Corporation Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that it has priced an offering of 19,000,000 shares of its common stock and has granted the underwriters an option for a period of 30 days to purchase up to an additional 2,850,000 shares of its common stock. The common stock was priced at $25.25 per share. Ameren expects to use the net proceeds from the issuance of the common stock to make investments in its rate-regulated utility subsi... 
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09/08/09Ameren Corporation Announces Intention to Offer Common Stock
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today its plan to offer 19,000,000 shares of its common stock and to grant the underwriters an option for a period of 30 days to purchase up to an additional 2,850,000 shares of its common stock. The offering is subject to market conditions. Ameren expects to use the net proceeds from the issuance of the common stock to make investments in its rate-regulated utility subsidiaries in the form of equity ca... 
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09/04/09Ameren Corporation Announces Voluntary Separation Election Offer
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that the company is offering a voluntary separation election offer to approximately 350 of the total 9,870 employees of Ameren Corporation and its subsidiary companies. Eligible employees are members of the company's full-time management ranks, who will be age 58 or over as of Dec. 31, 2009. Eligible employees are receiving information about the offer this week. The program excludes senio... 
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09/03/09Ameren CFO to Present at Barclays Capital CEO Energy/Power Conference
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Martin J. Lyons, Jr., senior vice president and chief financial officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will present at the Barclays Capital CEO Energy/Power Conference at 3:05 p.m. EDT at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers, 811 Seventh Ave., New York City, Thursday, Sept. 10. Lyon's presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 3:05 p.m. to 3:40 p.m. EDT via a link in the Investors section of Ameren's Web site, ht... 
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08/14/09Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 38.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Sept. 30, 2009, to shareholders of record on Sept. 10, 2009. Separately, the boards of directors of the following Ameren Corporation operating subsidiaries declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock on Aug. 13, ... 
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08/13/09Ameren Energy Resources Announces Staff Reductions at Three Illinois
Untitled Document St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 12, 2009--- Ameren Energy Resources Company, LLC, (AER), the merchant generation business segment for Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it expects to eliminate approximately 84 full-time, regular positions of a total 200 positions at three of the Illinois generating facilities of its subsidiary, Ameren Energy Generating Company.  Affected are the Grand Tower Plant in Jackson County, Hutsonville Plant in Crawford Cou... 
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08/06/09Ameren Announces Second Quarter 2009 Earnings
Download a PDF version of the release. --REAFFIRMS 2009 EARNINGS GUIDANCEST. LOUIS, Mo., Aug 06, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced second quarter 2009 net income in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $165 million, or 77 cents per share, compared to second quarter 2008 GAAP net income of $206 million, or 98 cents per share. Excluding certain items in each year, Ameren recorded second quarter 2009 core... 
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08/03/09Webcast and Conference Call Date; Ameren Corporation Second Quarter Earnings Webcast Aug. 6, 2009
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 3, 2009-- Thomas R. Voss, President and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Martin J. Lyons, senior vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss second quarter 2009 financial results and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Thursday, Aug. 6, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at www... 
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07/31/09CILCORP Inc. Announces Termination of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for 9.375% Senior Bonds due 2029
PEORIA, Ill., July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CILCORP Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it has terminated its previously announced cash tender offer and related consent solicitation for any and all of its outstanding 9.375% senior bonds due 2029 (CUSIP No. 171794 AF7) (the "2029 notes"). The tender offer and consent solicitation were made pursuant to an offer to purchase dated September 3, 2008 and a related letter of transmittal ... 
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07/24/09AmerenUE Requests Increase in Electric Rates to Continue Providing Reliable Power to Customers
ST. LOUIS, July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE, the Missouri utility company of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will be filing today a request for an electric rate increase with the Missouri Public Service Commission (MoPSC). If approved in its entirety, the request would mean an increase of less than 50 cents per day for the average household (based on a residential customer average of 1,100 kilowatt hours used each month). Each household's increase would vary according to the ... 
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07/23/09Ameren Energy Resources Announces Staff Reductions In Response to Rising Costs, Market Changes
ST. LOUIS, July 23, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Energy Resources (AER), the holding company for merchant generation and energy marketing services for Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today the company is reducing staff. This comes in response to rising environmental compliance costs and tough economic and power market conditions. This week AER notified employees affected by a reduction of 55 positions which will result in a potential loss of employment of 42 employ... 
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07/21/09Letter to AmerenUE Customers
Download a PDF version of the customer letter. Dear Customer, At AmerenUE, we’ve listened to you and know that reliable power is your highest priority. We’re delivering that. We know that you are dependent upon energy for almost every aspect of your daily living. We’ve also heard that you want more control over your electric bills, particularly in these tough economic times, and greater focus by us on cleaner, renewable energy. And of course, you always want us to be efficient in our oper... 
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06/18/09A FIRST! AmerenUE Purchases 102 Megawatts of Wind Power - Enough for 26,000 Households
ST. LOUIS, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) subsidiary AmerenUE, announced today that, in a first-ever venture for the company, AmerenUE has signed an agreement to purchase 102 megawatts (MW) of wind power from phase II of Horizon Wind Energy's Pioneer Prairie Wind Farm in Iowa. That's enough to power 26,000 households. This farm is fully operational with both phases having a total capacity of more than 300 megawatts (MW). For a look at a typical wind... 
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06/09/09AmerenEnergy Generating's Hutsonville Plant Completes Seven Years With Zero Lost Time Accidents
ST. LOUIS, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenEnergy Generating Company's Hutsonville Plant announces that midnight yesterday (June 8) marked seven years with no lost-time accidents. The record is an important milestone toward Ameren's goal of attaining "zero unsafe acts" at its facilities. Making the safety record even more impressive is the fact that the plant was recognized by the PRB Coal Users' Group as the 2009 "Plant of the Year"- small plant category at their annual m... 
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05/27/09Users' Group Recognizes Ameren's Hutsonville as 'PRB Coal Plant of the Year' 2009
ROSEMONT, Ill., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation's AmerenEnergy Generating Hutsonville Power Plant was recognized by the PRB Coal Users' Group as the 2009 "Plant of the Year"- small plant category at their annual meeting on May 11, 2009, held in Chicago. The award was presented to recognize the employees, the plant, and Ameren for their culture promoting safe and efficient handling of powder river basin (PRB) coals. Plants nominated for the PRB Coal Users' Gro... 
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05/12/09Ameren Corporation Announces Senior Notes Offering
ST. LOUIS, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that it is offering $425 million of its 8.875% Senior Notes due 2014. The transaction is expected to close on May 15, 2009. Ameren intends to use the net proceeds of the offering, together with other corporate funds, to repay a portion of its short-term debt consisting of its borrowings under a $300 million term loan agreement and to provide such amounts, by way of a capital contribution, loan or... 
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05/01/09Ameren Announces First Quarter 2009 Earnings
Download a PDF version of the release. 2009 EARNINGS GUIDANCE UPDATED ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced first quarter 2009 net income in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $141 million, or 66 cents per share, compared to first quarter 2008 GAAP net income of $138 million, or 66 cents per share. Excluding the effects of mark-to-market activity and the 2007 Illinois electric rate relie... 
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04/30/09CILCORP Inc. Announces Termination of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for 8.700% Senior Notes due 2009, Extension of Expiration Date and Consent Date of Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation for 9.375% Senior Bonds Due 2029
PEORIA, Ill., April 30, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- CILCORP Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it has terminated its previously announced cash tender offer and related consent solicitation for any and all of its outstanding 8.700% senior notes due 2009 (CUSIP No. 171794 AE0) (the "2009 notes"). None of the 2009 notes were purchased in the tender offer and consent solicitation, and all 2009 notes previously tendered and not withdr... 
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04/28/09Ameren Corporation Directors Elect Karen Foss, Senior Vice President, Communications and Brand Management
ST. LOUIS, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today elected Karen Foss as senior vice president, Communications and Brand Management. She will report to Thomas R. Voss, who assumes the title of chief executive officer and president of Ameren Corporation on May 1. Foss joined AmerenUE, the corporation's Missouri utility, in February 2007 as vice president, Public Relations. In her new position, she will be a member of the... 
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04/28/09Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, April 28, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 38.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable June 30, 2009, to shareholders of record on June 10, 2009. Separately, the boards of directors of the following Ameren Corporation operating subsidiaries declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock on April 28, 20... 
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04/27/09Thomas R. Voss, Ameren CEO and President, and Martin J. Lyons, Ameren Senior Vice President and CFO, to Present at American Gas Association Financial Forum
ST. LOUIS, April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thomas R. Voss, Ameren CEO and president, and Martin J. Lyons, Ameren senior vice president and CFO, will speak Monday, May 4, 2009, at 12:10 p.m. (Eastern Time) at the American Gas Association Financial Forum. Ameren's presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 12:10 p.m. to 12:45 p.m. (Eastern Time) via a link on the Investors/Presentations section of Ameren's Web site, http://www.ameren.com. It will be available fo... 
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04/24/09Webcast and Conference Call Date; Ameren Corporation First Quarter Earnings Webcast May 1, 2009
ST. LOUIS, Apr 24, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Thomas R. Voss, President and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE) as of May 1, will join Martin J. Lyons, senior vice president and CFO of Ameren Corp. effective May 1, to discuss first quarter 2009 financial results and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Friday, May 1, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Intern... 
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04/23/09AmerenUE Requests Sponsors to Withdraw Missouri Clean and Renewable Energy Construction Bills in General Assembly
--Company Appreciates Strong Support Offered by Courageous Legislators, Applauds Vigorous Debate about Energy Issues ST. LOUIS, April 23, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Senior management of AmerenUE, the Missouri operating subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), today announced that they have asked the legislative sponsors of the Missouri Clean and Renewable Energy Construction Act (SB228/HB554) to withdraw the bills from consideration by the General Assembly. "We want to t... 
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03/26/09AmerenIP Announces Consummation of Exchange Offer
ST. LOUIS, March 26, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Illinois Power Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) doing business as AmerenIP, announced today that it has completed its offer to exchange up to $400 million principal amount of its unregistered 9.75% senior secured notes due 2018 (the "Notes") for a like amount of its 9.75% senior secured notes due 2018, which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933. The exchange offer and withdrawal ri... 
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03/13/09AmerenUE Announces Refinancing
ST. LOUIS, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is offering $350 million of 8.45% senior secured notes due 2039. The transaction is expected to close on March 20, 2009. AmerenUE intends to use the net offering proceeds of approximately $345.5 million to repay a portion of outstanding short-term debt, consisting of borrowings by AmerenUE under a $1.15 billion credit facility to which it is a party and/or b... 
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03/02/09Ameren Board Announces Executive Management Changes, Nominates Two New Directors for Election at Annual Meeting in April
ST. LOUIS, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that, effective May 1, 2009, Thomas R. Voss will succeed Gary L. Rainwater as president and chief executive officer of Ameren, with Rainwater remaining with Ameren in the role of executive chairman. Voss is currently president and chief executive officer of AmerenUE, the company's regulated Missouri utility company. The board also nominated as directors Voss and ... 
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02/15/09Revised Webcast and Conference Call Date; Ameren Corporation Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Earnings Webcast and Conference Call Moved to February 17, 2009
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In light of today’s announcements of Ameren Corporation’s 2008 earnings, 2009 earnings guidance and the declaration of a revised quarterly common stock dividend, the previously scheduled analyst conference call set for Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. ET, has been moved. Gary L. Rainwater, Chairman, President and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE - News), and Warner L. Baxter, President and CEO of Ameren Services and CFO of Ameren Cor... 
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02/13/09Ameren Corporation Subsidiary Boards of Directors Declare Quarterly Preferred Stock Dividends
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The boards of directors of the following operating subsidiaries of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock on February 12, 2009: The Central Illinois Light Company (AmerenCILCO) preferred stock dividend is payable April 1, 2009, to shareholders of record on March 6, 2009. The Central Illinois Public Service Company (AmerenCIPS) preferred stock dividend ... 
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02/13/09Ameren Announces 2008 Earnings
Download a PDF version of the release. --ISSUES 2009 EARNINGS GUIDANCE --REDUCES DIVIDEND RATE -- 2008 Earnings in Line with Previous Guidance -- Announces 2009 Guidance Range of GAAP $2.68 to $3.08 and Core (non-GAAP) $2.75 to $3.15 Earnings per Share -- Common Dividend Reduced to $1.54 per Share Annualized Rate -- Company Reaffirms Commitment to Strategy of Investing in Energy Infrastructure -- Current Available Liquidity Remains Solid at Approximately $1.3 Billion -- Analyst Confe... 
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02/11/09AmerenUE Announces Energy Efficiency Program to Help Business Electric Customers Upgrade Facilities
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Business customers throughout AmerenUE's service territory now have $24 million in incentives available to them to help them save electricity -- and money. UE's new Business Energy Efficiency Program gives any non-residential customer planning to purchase and install qualifying energy efficiency upgrades incentives to cover the cost of making those improvements. "This program is one of the best ways to help customers in an economic downturn u... 
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02/09/09Ameren to Hold Conference Call on 4th Quarter and Full Year 2008 Earnings
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 9, 2009-- Gary L. Rainwater, Chairman, President and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Warner L. Baxter, President and CEO of Ameren Services and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2008 financial results, 2009 earnings guidance and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time... 
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01/29/09CILCORP Inc. Extends Expiration Date and Consent Date of its Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation
PEORIA, Ill., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CILCORP Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is further extending the expiration date of its previously announced cash tender offer (the "tender offer") for any and all of its outstanding 8.700% senior notes due 2009 (CUSIP No. 171794 AE0) (the "2009 notes") and 9.375% senior bonds due 2029 (CUSIP No. 171794 AF7) (the "2029 notes" and, together with the 2009 notes, the "notes") from 5:... 
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12/14/08AmerenUE Is Prepared for Severe Winter Weather, Offers Tips to Help Customers when Storms Occur
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE is prepared for severe winter conditions forecast for tonight (Dec. 14) and early Monday. The area weather forecast includes the possibility of freezing rain, snow and sleet Sunday. UE urges customers to ready themselves for the possibility of storm-related power outages throughout the winter. Senior Vice President for UE Energy Delivery Richard Mark reminds everyone to stay away from downed power lines and always call UE or '911' i... 
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12/05/08AmerenCILCO Announces Refinancing
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenCILCO, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is offering $150 million of 8.875% senior secured notes due 2013. The transaction is expected to close on December 9, 2008. AmerenCILCO intends to use the net offering proceeds of approximately $148.8 million to repay a portion of outstanding short-term debt, including short-term debt incurred to fund the redemption of $19.2 million principal amount of auct... 
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11/20/08CILCORP Inc. Extends Expiration Date and Consent Date of Its Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation
PEORIA, Ill., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CILCORP Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is further extending the expiration date of its previously announced cash tender offer (the "tender offer") for any and all of its outstanding 8.700% senior notes due 2009 (CUSIP No. 171794 AE0) (the "2009 notes") and 9.375% senior bonds due 2029 (CUSIP No. 171794 AF7) (the "2029 notes" and, together with the 2009 notes, the "notes") from 5:... 
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11/13/08AmerenUE, Saint Louis University Join Forces to Launch Pioneering Weather Monitoring, Forecasting, Response System
Highly Detailed, Precise Weather Predictions Help UE Restore Power Faster, Use Resources Even More Efficiently ST. LOUIS, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE and Saint Louis University's Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences today announced Quantum Weather(TM) -- a highly precise weather monitoring, forecasting, and response system for UE's Missouri service territory. Part of UE's Project Power On reliability initiative, this pioneering system can pinpoint s... 
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11/07/08Ameren CEO and CFO to Present at EEI Financial Conference
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gary L. Rainwater and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Warner L. Baxter will give an analyst presentation on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008, at the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) 43rd Annual Financial Conference in Phoenix, Ariz. The presentation will be at 10:30 a.m. Mountain Standard Time (11:30 a.m. Central Time, 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time). Amere... 
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11/04/08Ameren Announces Third Quarter 2008 Earnings
- Earnings Decline on Milder Weather, Higher Fuel and Reliability Costs - 2008 EPS Guidance Range Narrowed - New Electric and Gas Distribution Rates Authorized in Illinois - Available Liquidity Remains Solid ST. LOUIS, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today reported third quarter 2008 net income in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $204 million, or 97 cents per share, compared to third quar... 
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10/27/08AmerenUE Pure Power(TM) Program Snags Prestigious Department of Energy Award
Pure Power Named 'Most Successful' New Green Power Program ST. LOUIS, Oct 27, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has named UE's Pure Power(TM) program the "most successful" New Green Power Program of the year, company officials report. DOE along with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Center for Resource Solutions are honoring 25 leading corporations, renewable energy suppliers and industry pioneers this week... 
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10/24/08Ameren to Hold Conference Call on 3rd Quarter 2008 Earnings
ST. LOUIS, Oct 24, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gary L. Rainwater, Chairman, President and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE), will join Warner L. Baxter, President and CEO of Ameren Services and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss third-quarter 2008 financial results and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Int... 
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10/21/08Ameren Corporation Announces AmerenIP Refinancing
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced the pricing on Oct. 20, 2008, of a private offering of $400 million of 9.75% senior secured notes due 2018 by its subsidiary Illinois Power Company, doing business as AmerenIP. The transaction is expected to close on Oct. 23, 2008. AmerenIP intends to use the net proceeds of this private offering of approximately $391 million to repay short-term debt. The notes will be offered and sold only to ... 
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10/16/08CILCORP Inc. Extends Expiration Date and Consent Date of its Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation
PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CILCORP Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is further extending the expiration date of its previously announced cash tender offer (the "tender offer") for any and all of its outstanding 8.700% senior notes due 2009 (CUSIP No. 171794 AE0) (the "2009 notes") and 9.375% senior bonds due 2029 (CUSIP No. 171794 AF7) (the "2029 notes" and, together with the 2009 notes, the "notes") from 5:... 
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10/10/08Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Dec. 31, 2008, to shareholders of record on Dec. 10, 2008. Separately, the boards of Ameren's utility operating subsidiaries have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock. The Central Illinois Light Comp... 
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10/07/08AmerenUE Offers Tips to Help Customers Prepare for Heating Season
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE is reminding customers that weatherization and other energy efficiency measures will again be important this winter. To help customers understand where their energy dollars go, AmerenUE offers a "Natural Gas Center" on its Web site, http://www.ameren.com. The Natural Gas Center contains many features to help customers understand and manage their winter energy costs, including: -- AmerenUE's popular "Cut Your Home Util... 
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09/29/08CILCORP Inc. Extends Expiration Date of Its Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation
PEORIA, Ill., Sept 29, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- CILCORP Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is extending the expiration date of its previously announced cash tender offer (the "tender offer") for any and all of its outstanding 8.700% senior notes due 2009 (CUSIP No. 171794 AE0) (the "2009 notes") and 9.375% senior bonds due 2029 (CUSIP No. 171794 AF7) (the "2029 notes" and, together with the 2009 notes, th... 
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09/19/08AmerenUE Crews Respond to Call for Help From Kentucky
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty AmerenUE linemen headed to Kentucky yesterday to help Louisville Gas & Electric Company recover from the remnants of Hurricane Ike. Ike also struck Missouri, and some of the same linemen were among the hundreds who within 48 hours restored power to more than 100,000 Missourians earlier this week. AmerenUE also sent 10 supervisory and support staff employees to Kentucky. Half of the linemen are from North-Central and Northwest Missou... 
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09/17/08CILCORP Inc. Receives Required Consents in Connection with its Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation
PEORIA, Ill., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CILCORP Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it has received consents from the holders of $122.7 million, or 99.1%, of its outstanding 8.700% senior notes due 2009 (CUSIP No. 171794 AE0) (the "2009 notes") and $210.4 million, or 99.9%, of its outstanding 9.375% senior bonds due 2029 (CUSIP No. 171794 AF7) (the "2029 notes" and, together with the 2009 notes, the "notes"), as of 5:00 p.m. ... 
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09/16/08Ameren CFO to Present at Merrill Lynch Power & Gas Leaders Conference
ST. LOUIS, Sept 16, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Warner L. Baxter, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will speak Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 12:00 noon (EDT) at the Merrill Lynch Power & Gas Leaders Conference in New York City. Ameren's presentation will be available as a live audio Webcast via a link on the Investors section of Ameren's Web site, http://www.ameren.com. Ameren's presentation slides will be posted o... 
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09/15/08AmerenUE Crews Wrap Up Power Restoration in St. Louis City and County; Resources Being Poured Into Southeast Missouri
UE Crews Have Restored Power to More Than 86,000 Customers ST. LOUIS, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE crews restored more than 86,000 Missouri customers since storms from Hurricane Ike hit the area yesterday (Sunday). Approximately 4,300 St. Louis City and County customers remain without power; most are expected to be restored today. Employees from three other Midwestern utility companies are coming into UE's service territory to help get customers restored in Southea... 
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09/15/08AmerenUE Crews Restore Power to More Than 75,000 Customers in 24 Hours
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE crews restored more than 75,000 Missouri customers in the 24 hours since storms from Hurricane Ike hit the area with winds of up to 60 miles per hour. More than two-thirds of the customers in St. Louis City and County who were out of power last night have been restored, leaving approximately 9,000 still out of power this morning. Most St. Louis City and County customers are expected to be restored today. In addition to 500 Metro area... 
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09/03/08CILCORP Inc. Announces Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation
PEORIA, Ill., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CILCORP Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it has commenced a cash tender offer (the "tender offer") for any and all of its outstanding 8.700% senior notes due 2009 (CUSIP No. 171794 AE0) (the "2009 notes") and 9.375% senior bonds due 2029 (CUSIP No. 171794 AF7) (the "2029 notes" and, together with the 2009 notes, the "notes"). Currently $123,755,000 aggregate principal amount of the 2009 ... 
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08/26/08Ameren CFO to Address Lehman Brothers 2008 CEO Energy/Power Conference
ST. LOUIS, Aug 26, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Warner L. Baxter, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will speak Thursday, Sept. 4, at 11:45 a.m. (EDT) at the Lehman Brothers 2008 CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City. A live audio Webcast will be available via a link on the Investors section of Ameren's Web site, http://www.ameren.com . Ameren's presentation slides will be posted on the Investors/Presentatio... 
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08/19/08AmerenUE and The National Theatre for Children Again Team Up to Teach Kids About Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE and The National Theatre for Children will again bring the live theatrical show "Boomerang Jack and the Unseen Green Machine" to 100 schools across Missouri this fall. Any school in AmerenUE's 57-county Missouri service territory can request the show, which is offered to educators free of charge on a first- come, first-served basis. The 25-minute program delivers important messages of energy conservation and renewable energy a... 
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08/08/08Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Sept. 30, 2008, to shareholders of record on Sept. 10, 2008. Separately, the boards of Ameren's utility operating subsidiaries have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock. The Central Illinois Light Company... 
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08/01/08Ameren Announces Second Quarter 2008 Earnings
Core Earnings Consistent With Expectations; 2008 Guidance Reaffirmed Rising Cost Environment Leads to Quarterly Loss in Illinois Regulated Operations Significant, Unusual Items Boost GAAP Earnings ST. LOUIS, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced second quarter 2008 net income in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $206 million, or 98 cents per share, compared to second quarter 2007 GA... 
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07/29/08AmerenUE Helps Customers 'Bite Back' at the 'Dog Days' of Summer
Budget Billing, Tips, Even Gift Certificates Can Help You, Friends, Neighbors and Relatives 'Keep Cool'ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- With high humidity and temperatures forecasted to approach the 100-degree mark today, AmerenUE's energy experts would like to offer a number of tips for cost-effectively keeping cool this summer. First, UE offers Budget Billing for customers who want the certainty of knowing how much their energy bills will be each month. Bud... 
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07/28/08AmerenUE Submits Combined Construction and Operating License Application for a Second Nuclear Generating Unit
ST. LOUIS, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE, a Missouri-based utility subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced the company submitted today a combined Construction and Operating License Application (COLA) to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for a potential new nuclear power plant in Callaway County, Mo. The 8,000-page application seeks regulatory approvals to potentially build a new 1,600-megawatt pressurized water reactor adjacent to AmerenUE's ... 
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07/22/08Ameren to Hold Conference Call on 2nd Quarter 2008 Earnings
ST. LOUIS, Jul 22, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gary L. Rainwater, President, Chairman, President and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE:AEE) will join Warner L. Baxter, President and CEO of Ameren Services and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss first-quarter 2008 financial results and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Friday, Aug. 1, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at www.ameren.com. ... 
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07/07/08Ameren Energy Generating Announces Consummation of Exchange Offer
ST. LOUIS, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Energy Generating Company ("Genco"), a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today the settlement of its offer to exchange up to $300,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 7.00% Senior Notes, Series H due 2018 (the "Exchange Notes"), which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, for up to $300,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its outstanding 7.00% Senior Notes, Series G due 2018 (th... 
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07/02/08AmerenUE Receives Prestigious Award From United States Environmental Protection Agency
'Partnership' Award Recognizes UE and Charah, Inc. for Concrete Plant ST. LOUIS, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE has received a special recognition award in the category of "Partnership" from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Coal Combustion Products Partnership (C2P2) program. The award recognizes a concrete packaging facility at UE's Labadie Plant. The unique facility -- the result of a partnership between AmerenUE and Charah(R), Inc. of Louisville, Ky. -- recycles ... 
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07/01/08AmerenIP Announces Consummation of Exchange Offer
ST. LOUIS, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Illinois Power Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) doing business as AmerenIP, announced today that it has completed its offer to exchange up to $337 million principal amount of its unregistered 6.25% senior secured notes due 2018 (the Notes) for a like amount of its 6.25% senior secured notes due 2018, which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933. The exchange offer and withdrawal rights expir... 
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06/26/08Ameren Announces Promotion of President, Ameren Energy Resources, and Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer, AmerenUE
ST. LOUIS, Mo., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gary L. Rainwater, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that AmerenUE's senior vice president and chief nuclear officer, Charles D. Naslund, has been promoted to chairman, president and chief executive officer, Ameren Energy Resources, and to chairman and president, Ameren Energy Generating Company. Adam C. Heflin, vice president of nuclear operations at AmerenUE, has been p... 
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06/12/08AmerenUE Announces Refinancing
ST. LOUIS, June 12, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- AmerenUE, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is offering $450 million of 6.70% senior secured notes due 2019. The transaction is expected to close on June 19, 2008. AmerenUE intends to use the net offering proceeds of approximately $445.5 million to repay a portion of outstanding short-term debt, including short-term debt temporarily incurred to pay at maturity $148 million pri... 
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05/27/08AmerenUE Makes It Even Easier for Customers to Support Renewable Energy
New Tariff Allows Residential Pure Power(R) Customers to Buy in 'Blocks' ST. LOUIS, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE's 1.2 million residential customers now have the option to participate in Pure Power -- the company's voluntary renewable energy program -- by purchasing 1,000 kilowatthour (kWh) "blocks" of Pure Power for $15 per block, rather than paying an additional 1.5 cents per kWh for 100 percent of the electricity used each month. Pure Power funds go toward the pur... 
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05/06/08Ameren CFO to Participate in Goldman Sachs Eighth Annual Power and Utility Conference
ST. LOUIS, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner L. Baxter, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will participate in a panel discussion on "Near-Term and Long-Term Outlook for Utility Mergers and Acquisitions" at the Goldman Sachs Eighth Annual Power and Utility Conference in New York City on Tuesday, May 13, at 11:15 a.m. (Eastern Time). A live audio Webcast of the panel discussion will be available via a link on the Investors sect... 
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05/02/08Ameren Announces First Quarter 2008 Earnings
Reaffirms 2008 Earnings Guidance ST. LOUIS, May 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced first quarter 2008 net income in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $138 million, or 66 cents per share, compared to first quarter 2007 GAAP net income of $123 million, or 59 cents per share. Excluding certain items in each year, Ameren recorded first quarter 2008 core (non-GAAP) net income of $134 million, or... 
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04/30/08Warner Baxter, Ameren Executive Vice President and CFO, to Present at American Gas Association Financial Forum
ST. LOUIS, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner L. Baxter, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will speak Monday, May 5, 2008, at 2:20 p.m. (Eastern Time) at the American Gas Association Financial Forum. Ameren's presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 2:20 p.m. to 2:55 p.m. (Eastern Time) via a link on the Investors/Presentations section of Ameren's Web site, http://www.ameren.com. It will be available for replay at this site approxim... 
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04/23/08Ameren to Hold Conference Call on 1st Quarter 2008 Earnings
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 23, 2008--Gary L. Rainwater, President, Chairman, President and CEO of Ameren Corp. (NYSE: AEE) will join Warner L. Baxter, President and CEO of Ameren Services and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss first-quarter 2008 financial results and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Friday, May 2, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at www.... 
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04/22/08Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable June 30, 2008, to shareholders of record on June 11, 2008. Separately, the boards of Ameren's utility operating subsidiaries have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock. The Central Illinois Light Com... 
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04/18/08Ameren to Webcast 2008 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 18, 2008--Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) will Webcast its annual meeting of shareholders at 9:00 a.m. Central, Tuesday, April 22, 2008. The Webcast and Ameren's presentation slides will be available from the home page and the Investor's area of Ameren's site, www.ameren.com. A replay of the Webcast will be available approximately one hour after the presentation for one year. With assets of $21 billion, Ameren serves approximately 2.4 milli... 
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04/16/08AmerenIP Announces Consummation of Exchange Offer
ST. LOUIS, April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Illinois Power Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) doing business as AmerenIP, announced today that it has completed its offer to exchange up to $250 million principal amount of its unregistered 6.125% senior secured notes due 2017 (the "Notes") for a like amount of its 6.125% senior secured notes due 2017, which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933. The exchange offer and withdrawal rights... 
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04/11/08PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE - Ameren Chief Accounting Officer to Present at Berenson & Co./Wall St. Access Midwest Utility Seminar
ST. LOUIS, April 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At 10:15 a.m. Central time today, April 11, Marty Lyons, senior vice president and chief accounting officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will give a presentation to investors at the Berenson & Co./Wall St. Access Midwest Utility Seminar in Chicago, Ill. Lyons' presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast beginning at 10:15 a.m. Central time via a link in the Investors section of Ameren's Web site, http://www.ameren.com.... 
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04/07/08Ameren Chief Accounting Officer to Present at Berenson & Co./Wall St. Access Midwest Utility Seminar
ST. LOUIS, April 7, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Marty Lyons, senior vice president and chief accounting officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will give a presentation to investors at the Berenson & Co./Wall St. Access Midwest Utility Seminar in Chicago, Ill., Friday, April 11. Lyons' presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast beginning at 11:15 a.m. Central time via a link in the Investors section of Ameren's Web site, http://www.ameren.co... 
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04/04/08Ameren Corporation Announces AmerenIP Refinancing
ST. LOUIS, April 4, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today the pricing of a private offering of $337 million of 6.25% senior secured notes due 2018 by its subsidiary Illinois Power Company, doing business as AmerenIP. The transaction is expected to close on April 8, 2008. AmerenIP intends to use the net proceeds of this private offering of approximately $334 million to repay a portion of outstanding long-term debt. The... 
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04/04/08Ameren Corporation Announces Ameren Energy Generating Refinancing
ST. LOUIS, April 4, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today the pricing of a private offering of $300 million of 7% senior notes due 2018 by its subsidiary Ameren Energy Generating Company. The transaction is expected to close on April 9, 2008. Ameren Energy Generating Company intends to use the net proceeds of this private offering of approximately $298 million to repay outstanding short-term debt incurred to finance capital expenditures and to ... 
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04/04/08AmerenUE Requests Increase in Electric Rates to Continue System Improvements and Cover Rising Costs
ST. LOUIS, April 4, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE, the Missouri utility company of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will be filing today a request for a 12.1 percent electric rate increase with the Missouri Public Service Commission (MoPSC). The increase would allow the company to continue systemwide reliability improvements for its customers and cover increases in its costs for fuel, transportation and materials essential to generating and delivering electricity. The req... 
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04/01/08AmerenUE Announces Refinancing
ST. LOUIS, April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is offering $250 million of 6.00% senior secured notes due 2018. The transaction is expected to close on April 8, 2008. AmerenUE intends to use the net offering proceeds of approximately $247.4 million to repay a portion of outstanding short-term and long-term debt. The lead underwriters for the offering are Goldman, Sachs & Co. and J. P. Morgan Securi... 
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03/27/08Ameren CFO to Present at Morgan Stanley Energy and Electricity Conference
ST. LOUIS, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner L. Baxter, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will speak Wednesday, April 2, at 1:50 p.m. (EDT) at the Morgan Stanley Energy and Electricity Conference in New York City. A live audio Webcast will be available via a link on the Investors section of Ameren's Web site, www.ameren.com. The live broadcast will begin at 1:50 p.m. (EDT), and the replay will be available at this site app... 
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03/20/08AmerenUE Calls for Conservation in the Fenton, Valley Park Areas
AmerenUE Prepares for Flooding By Sandbagging Substations in South St. Louis County ST. LOUIS, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE requested today that customers conserve energy in the Fenton and Valley Park areas east of Highway 141, south of Big Bend, west of Lindbergh and north of Tesson Ferry. AmerenUE is asking customers in that specific area to avoid using electricity as much as possible for the remainder of today and tomorrow, as the company attem... 
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03/20/08AmerenUE Urges Residents To Exercise Caution During Floods
ST. LOUIS, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The threat of flooding in Missouri means that residents must be aware of the electrical hazards that can occur during floods. When water comes into contact with energized electrical wiring, appliances and other devices, it creates a threat of serious injury and electrocution. AmerenUE offers these key electric safety tips: Never enter a flooded basement or other flooded area where water may be in contact with electrical wiring, a... 
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02/21/08AmerenUE Prepares for Predicted Winter Weather Watch, Offers Tips to Help Customers During Storms
ST. LOUIS, Feb 21, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- AmerenUE officials say they are preparing for the predicted ice storm by placing crews on alert. Yesterday the company asked crews to come prepared today for restoration duty. The company has also activated its emergency operations center in anticipation of forecasted icy weather. The center's staff coordinates resources, brings in crews from contractors and other utility companies and provides logistical support to ensure th... 
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02/14/08Ameren Announces 2007 Earnings Reaffirms 2008 Earnings Guidance
ST. LOUIS, Feb 14, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced 2007 net income in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) of $618 million, or $2.98 per share, compared to 2006 GAAP net income of $547 million, or $2.66 per share. Excluding unusual items in each year, Ameren recorded 2007 non-GAAP net income of $690 million, or $3.34 per share, compared to 2006 non-GAAP net income of $599 million, or $2.92 per ... 
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02/12/08Ameren Illinois Utilities Assign Nearly 900 Workers to Restore Service Following Significant Ice Storm in Southern Illinois
Ameren Illinois Utilities Urge Residents to Stay Away from Down Power lines MARION, Ill., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- More than 700 Ameren Illinois Utility workers and outside contractor personnel from across Illinois are working to restore power to about 13,400 AmerenCIPS customers in Southern Illinois. In addition, more than 180 tree trimmers, management and field checking workers have been assigned to the restoration effort. Continued ice damage has resulted in downed pow... 
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02/08/08Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable March 31, 2008, to shareholders of record on March 5, 2008. Separately, the boards of Ameren's utility operating subsidiaries have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock. The Central Illinois Light Company ... 
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02/07/08Ameren to Hold Conference Call on 4th Quarter and Full-Year 2007 Earnings
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 7, 2008--Gary L. Rainwater, President, Chairman, President and CEO of Ameren (NYSE: AEE) will join Warner L. Baxter, President and CEO of Ameren Services and CFO of Ameren Corp., to discuss fourth-quarter and full-year 2007 financial results and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Thursday, Feb. 14, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The call will be broadcast live over the Internet... 
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02/05/08AmerenUE Publishes Comprehensive Report on Integrated Resource Plan that Outlines Direction for Missouri's Energy Future
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE, a utility operating company of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), today published a summary of a comprehensive plan filed today with the Missouri Public Service Commission. This Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) details how AmerenUE expects to supply safe, reliable electricity in coming years. Completed under the direction of the company's senior management, the report and full plan can be found at http://www.ameren.com/resourceplan. ... 
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02/01/08Rebuild of AmerenUE Taum Sauk Plant Reservoir To Serve As Engine For Missouri and Regional Economic Growth, Recent Study Shows
Rebuild Expected to Add 635 jobs, $48 million in Income ST. LOUIS, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Rebuilding the upper reservoir of the AmerenUE Taum Sauk pumped-storage hydroelectric plant, which is estimated to cost $450 million, is expected to add 635 new jobs to the state's economy, while raising state income by $48 million, a study conducted by the Center for Economic & Business Research at Southeast Missouri State University shows. Serving as an engine for economic growth ... 
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01/17/08Ameren Refines 2007 Non-GAAP Earnings Guidance and Establishes Long-Term Earnings Growth Forecast
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that it is refining its 2007 GAAP earnings to range between $2.90 and $3.00 per share, and non-GAAP 2007 earnings to range between $3.25 and $3.35 per share. The company previously expected GAAP earnings per share to range between $2.80 and $3.05 per share and non-GAAP 2007 earnings to range between $3.15 and $3.40 per share. Today's 2007 non-GAAP earnings per share guidance excludes: ... 
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01/08/08Ameren to Host Analyst Day in New York City; Half-Day Conference to be Webcast on www.ameren.com
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) will host a half-day meeting with financial analysts and institutional investors in New York City on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008. A live Webcast of the event will be available on Ameren's Web site beginning at 12:45 p.m. Eastern Time (11:45 a.m. Central). Ameren Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Gary Rainwater will open the conference with a strategic overview, outlining company achievements and futur... 
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12/20/07Pioneering Venture to Bring Wind Power to AmerenUE Customers Announced
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren (NYSE: AEE) subsidiary AmerenUE, announced today its first-ever venture into wind power. UE has chosen to purchase 100 megawatts (MW) of wind power from Horizon Wind Energy's Rail Splitter Wind Farm located near Delavan, Illinois. The power would tie into AmerenUE's transmission system, fulfilling AmerenUE's commitment to add 100 megawatts of renewable capacity to serve its Missouri customers by 2010. "This is an exciting day for ... 
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12/14/07Chief Financial Officer of Emerson Electric Co. Elected to Ameren Board of Directors
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that Walter J. Galvin, senior executive vice president and chief financial officer of Emerson Electric Co., has been elected to the Ameren board. A 34-year veteran of Emerson, Galvin has served as Emerson's CFO since 1993. He was named executive vice president in 2000 and senior executive vice president in 2004. He has served as a management member of Emerson's bo... 
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12/14/07Ameren Corporation Publishes Comprehensive Report on Environmental Actions and Climate Change Policy Position
ST. LOUIS, Dec 14, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today published a comprehensive report of the corporation's actions and policy position on climate change in a report titled "Stewardship -- Balancing the Needs of Our Environment, Our Customers and Our Economy." Completed under the direction of Ameren senior management and the corporation's board of directors, the report can be found at http://www.ameren.com/EnvReport. The report det... 
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12/12/07Most AmerenUE Customers Affected by Storms to be Restored Today; AmerenUE Provides Estimated Restoration Times for Customers County by County
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Most of AmerenUE's Missouri customers affected by the ice storms of the past few days are expected to be restored today. More than 1,100 outside lineworkers, 480 AmerenUE lineworkers, and 650 vegetation management personnel will continue to battle ice and debris in areas affected by the storms, where crews have already restored tens of thousands of customers. About 7,500 customers are still without power, down from a peak of about 45,000-primarily i... 
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12/03/07AmerenUE Offers Holiday Safety Tips
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- More than ice and snow can be dangerous during the glorious goings-on of the holiday season. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, hospital emergency rooms treat about 12,500 people each year for injuries resulting from falls, cuts and shocks and from fires caused by holiday lights, decorations and Christmas trees. What's more, the National Fire Protection Association reports that four of every 10 Christmas tree fires are caused b... 
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12/03/07This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Energy
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- You can help make someone's holiday a little brighter this year by purchasing an AmerenUE gift certificate. With AmerenUE gift certificates, you can give the gift of energy this holiday season -- or at any time. Aside from being a great gift (maybe to accompany that new electronic gadget you're giving for the holidays?), AmerenUE gift certificates can also be purchased as charitable contributions to help the less fortunate pay their ene... 
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11/28/07AmerenUE, State Authorities Settle Lawsuit, Claims for Damages Over 2005 Failure of Taum Sauk Plant
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE, an operating company subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), today announced that the company has resolved the state of Missouri's lawsuit and claims for damages and other relief related to the Dec. 14, 2005, breach of the upper reservoir at the company's Taum Sauk pumped-storage hydroelectric plant. Signed by the Missouri Attorney General's Office and top officials from the Missouri Conservation Commission and Missouri D... 
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11/14/07Two Ameren Corporation Subsidiary Companies to Voluntarily Delist a Total of Five Series of Preferred Stock Due to Administrative Costs Of Maintaining Listings for a Small Number of Shareholders
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The boards of directors of two utility operating subsidiaries of Ameren Corporation (Ameren) (NYSE: AEE) today announced they are taking steps to voluntarily delist a total of five series of preferred stock from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). This action is due to the small number of shareholders and small volumes traded and allows Central Illinois Light Company (AmerenCILCO) and Union Electric Company (AmerenUE) to reduce administ... 
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11/09/07Ameren Announces Third Quarter 2007 Earnings
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced third quarter 2007 GAAP net income of $244 million, or $1.18 per share, compared to third quarter 2006 GAAP net income of $293 million, or $1.42 per share. GAAP net income for the first nine months of 2007 was $510 million, or $2.46 per share, compared to $486 million, or $2.37 per share, in the first nine months of 2006. Excluding unusual items in 2007 and 2006, third quarter 2007 non-GAAP ... 
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11/09/07AmerenUE Announces a Safe Connection System Pilot Program - Providing Savings On Select Generator Transfer Switch Systems To Facilitate Safety in Connecting Emergency Backup Electric Generators
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE today announced that through a newly created Safe Connect Program -- a safe connection system for back-up generators -- the company is offering generous rebates to any AmerenUE residential electric customers on the purchase and installation of certain generator transfer switch systems. These systems are designed by their manufacturers to help ensure safety in connecting an emergency backup electric generator to a home's electrical wiring. ... 
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11/08/07AmerenUE Offers Useful Web-Based Energy Efficiency Audit Tool
ST. LOUIS, Nov 08, 2007 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The arrival of cold weather brings a reminder from AmerenUE that customers can use a comprehensive, Web-based energy efficiency program -- Energy Savings Toolkit -- to save energy. All a customer needs to do is register with and log on to http://www.ameren.com through the My Home link. Once registered, the customer can move through a simple process to determine the factors behind specific bill differences on a month-to-month ... 
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11/07/07AmerenUE Selects Contractors to Rebuild Taum Sauk Plant, Assuming Successful Resolution of Issues With State Authorities
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE, the Missouri utility operating company of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), today announced that the company has engaged Ozark Constructors, LLC, to rebuild the company's Taum Sauk pumped storage hydroelectric plant upper reservoir -- assuming successful resolution of outstanding issues with authorities of the state of Missouri. Ozark Constructors is a venture partnership formed by ASI Constructors, Inc., and St. Louis-based Fred... 
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11/05/07Ameren Reaffirms 2007 Earnings Guidance
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that it will reaffirm at meetings with investors at the 42nd Edison Electric Institute Financial Conference that it expects 2007 GAAP earnings guidance to range between $2.80 and $3.05 per share. Ameren will also reaffirm it expects 2007 non-GAAP earnings to range between $3.15 to $3.40 per share. The 2007 non-GAAP earnings per share guidance excludes a 9 cents per share negative impact from... 
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11/02/07Ameren Illinois Utilities Request New Electric and Natural Gas Delivery Rates to Continue System Improvements
$900 million scheduled to be invested in the delivery systems through 2010 PEORIA, SPRINGFIELD, and DECATUR, Ill., Nov 02, 2007 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The Ameren Illinois utilities (AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS and AmerenIP) today asked the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) to approve new electric and natural gas delivery service rates that would allow the companies to recover present and ongoing costs and continue making infrastructure investments. "This additional revenue ... 
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10/29/07Ameren to Hold Conference Call on 3rd Quarter 2007 Earnings
CFO to Present at EEI Conference Nov. 6 ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2007--Warner L. Baxter, Ameren Executive Vice President & CFO, will discuss 3rd-quarter 2007 earnings and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Friday, Nov. 9, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). Mr. Baxter is also scheduled to present at the 42nd Annual Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Financial Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 10:30 ... 
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10/16/07Educational Program on Renewable Energy, Energy Conservation Kicks Off; Fall Productions 'Sold Out'; More Productions Available in the Spring
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Two troupes of actors are now traveling around Missouri to bring a lively stage production about using renewable energy to more than 100 schools in AmerenUE's Missouri electric service territory between now and Dec. 14. About 100 additional shows will be offered in 2008. AmerenUE is sponsoring the live theatrical show, "Boomerang Jack and the Unseen Green Machine," which is produced by The National Theatre for Children. Based in Minneapolis, Minn... 
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10/15/07Ameren Illinois Utilities Complete First Phase of Rate Relief Program
PEORIA, Ill., SPRINGFIELD, Ill. and DECATUR, Ill., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- More than $152 million in rate relief rebates have been provided to electricity customers by the Ameren Illinois utilities in the first phase of their rate relief program. "The rate relief has been welcomed news to our customers," said Stan Ogden, vice president of Customer Service and Public Relations for the Ameren Illinois utilities. "We have provided across-the-board rebates to all of our resi... 
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10/12/07Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Dec. 31, 2007, to shareholders of record on Dec. 5, 2007. Separately, the boards of Ameren's utility operating subsidiaries have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock. The Central Illinois Light Company (... 
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10/10/07AmerenUE Offers Tips To Help Customers Prepare For Heating Season
ONLINE 'NATURAL GAS CENTER' HELPS CUSTOMERS UNDERSTAND ENERGY COSTS ST. LOUIS, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE is reminding customers that weatherization and other energy efficiency measures will again be important this winter. To help customers understand where their energy dollars go, AmerenUE offers a "Natural Gas Center" on its Web site, http://www.ameren.com. The Natural Gas Center contains many features to help customers understand and manage their winter energy costs,... 
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10/09/07Ameren Illinois Utilities' Power Smart Pricing - A Real-Time Pricing Option for Customers
PEORIA, Ill., SPRINGFIELD, Ill. and DECATUR, Ill., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric residential customers of the Ameren Illinois utilities (AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS and AmerenIP) are eligible to enroll in an optional program for real-time electricity pricing, called Power Smart Pricing. The program offers customers a choice in how they pay for electricity. Power Smart Pricing may help customers save money by giving them access to hourly, market-based electricity prices. While these ... 
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10/09/07AmerenUE to Conduct Three Workshops Across Missouri to Get Customer Feedback on Proposed Suite of Energy Conservation, Energy Management Programs
ST. LOUIS, JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. and CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE announced today the company is conducting three workshops -- one each in St. Louis, Jefferson City and Cape Girardeau -- to hear what customers think of more than a dozen proposed energy conservation and energy management programs. In July 2007, AmerenUE committed to spend a minimum of $13 million per year on energy efficiency and demand-response initiatives beginning in 2008, increasing to a minim... 
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10/01/07AmerenUE Launches Pure Power(TM) Voluntary Renewable Energy Program With One-Of-A-Kind Celebration Featuring St. Louis Mayor, Early Adopters, Massive Wind Turbine Blade
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE today officially launched Pure Power(TM), the company's voluntary renewable energy program, with a special celebration featuring a 2.1-ton, 131-foot utility-grade wind turbine blade, plus remarks by St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, AmerenUE President and Chief Executive Officer Thomas R. Voss and Missouri Energy Delivery Senior Vice President Richard Mark. The event also included appearances by major early adopters, live music and snacks that in... 
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09/26/07AmerenUE Publishes Activity, Coloring Books for Elementary School Children to Help Them Understand Electrical Safety
The Need to Plant The Right Tree in the Right Place ST. LOUIS, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE has published an activity book for ages 7 through 11 and a coloring book for ages 5 to 7 to help children not only stay safe around electricity but also understand the need to plant the right tree in the right place to avoid tree contact with power lines. Found on http://www.ameren.com/education, these books (http://www.ameren.com/imagesSite/ADC_CBimage.jpg) will be widely... 
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09/25/07Multiple Giveaways, Discounts Allow AmerenUE Customers to Save Money and Energy With the Twist of Energy Efficient Bulbs
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE is sponsoring several events to help customers save money and energy this year by purchasing or receiving free ENERGY STAR(R)-qualified compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL). Using CFLs is a quick and easy solution to lowering utility bills in addition to saving energy and protecting the environment. "This is one of a number of programs AmerenUE has sponsored to encourage energy conservation," says Richard Mark, AmerenUE senior vice pre... 
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09/18/07Warner Baxter, Ameren Executive Vice President and CFO, to Present at Merrill Lynch Power & Gas Leaders Conference
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner L. Baxter, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will speak Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007, at 1 p.m. (Central Time) at the Merrill Lynch Power & Gas Leaders Conference in New York City. Ameren's presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast just prior to the start of the presentation at 1 p.m. (Central Time) via a link on the Investors/Presentations section of Ameren's Web site, http://ww... 
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09/17/07Ameren Illinois Utilities Offer Residential Customers New Relief from Higher Rates
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., PEORIA, Ill. and DECATUR, Ill., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of a $1 billion rate relief package for Illinois electric customers, the Ameren Illinois utilities (AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS and AmerenIP) today launched two programs in partnership with the Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies to assist residential electric customers hit hardest by higher electric bills. The Bill Payment Assistance Program and the Residential Hardship Assistance P... 
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09/13/07Ameren Illinois Utilities Announces Three Executive Promotions
DECATUR, Ill., PEORIA, Ill. and SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Scott Cisel, president and chief executive officer of the Ameren Illinois utilities, announced today the promotions of three new vice presidents of the Ameren Illinois utilities. Ron Pate will become Vice President of Regional Operations. Stan Ogden has been named Vice President of Customer Service and Public Relations, and Craig Nelson has become Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Financial... 
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09/12/07Ameren Illinois Utilities Offer Non-Residential Customers New Relief from Higher Rates
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., PEORIA, Ill. and DECATUR, Ill., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of a $1 billion rate relief package for Illinois electric customers, the Ameren Illinois utilities today launched a four-year, $6 million effort to assist small businesses and not-for-profit agencies hit hardest by higher electric bills. The Non-Residential Hardship Assistance Program aims to help non-profit organizations, religious institutions, schools, senior centers, community centers and ... 
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09/10/07Rate Relief Moves Forward for Ameren Illinois Utilities Customers; Credits, Checks, Detailed information
PEORIA, Ill., DECATUR, Ill., LASALLE, Ill., QUINCY, Ill., EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill., and MARION, Ill., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Starting today, Ameren Illinois utilities residential electricity customers will begin to receive the benefits from the comprehensive $1 billion rate relief plan. Credits for certain customers will be applied to bills beginning today. Checks for 935,000 residential electric customers with current bill payments will begin going out in the mail Wednesda... 
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08/29/07Ameren CFO to Address Lehman Brothers 2007 CEO Energy/Power Conference
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner L. Baxter, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will speak Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 8:25 a.m. (EDT) at the Lehman Brothers 2007 CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City. A live audio Webcast will be available via a link on the Investors section of Ameren's Web site, http://www.ameren.com. Ameren's presentation slides will be posted on the Investors/Presentations section of Ameren's... 
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08/10/07Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Sept. 28, 2007, to shareholders of record on Sept. 6, 2007. Separately, the boards of Ameren's utility operating subsidiaries have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock. The Central Illinois Light Company... 
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08/10/07AmerenUE Works to Keep Power On, Offers Daily Tips for Keeping Cool in Major Heat Wave
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- With temperatures hitting over the 100 degree mark this week, AmerenUE is on the alert with a full contingent of crews ready to respond to service interruptions as equipment is stressed by both the prolonged high temperatures and the high volumes of electricity flowing through the system. "The equipment has held up well so far, but under the extreme heat we have experienced in the last week, we'll definitely see strains on our system," says Ric... 
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08/08/07Ameren Illinois Utilities Offers Grants to Cooling Centers Across Illinois
PEORIA, Ill., DECATUR, Ill. and SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Ameren Illinois utilities today offered $500 checks to nearly 40 not-for-profit cooling centers in 24 large and small communities across downstate Illinois. The one-time grants are intended to offset higher expenses to run the centers during the hottest part of the summer. The assistance can be used to purchase fans or water or any other expense the facilities incur. With temperatures expected ... 
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08/06/07AmerenUE Offers Tips for Keeping Cool in Major Heat Wave
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- With temperatures likely to hit over the 100 degree mark this week, AmerenUE's energy experts are concerned about the costs of keeping cool and have a number of tips for cost-effectively keeping cool this summer. Today 72 percent of American homes have air conditioners, with about 8 million new air conditioners sold in the United States annually. Air conditioners also lead to higher energy costs. Remember these energy facts to help control costs: ... 
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08/02/07Ameren Announces Second Quarter 2007 Earnings
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced second quarter 2007 net income of $143 million, or 69 cents per share, compared to second quarter 2006 net income of $123 million, or 60 cents per share. Net income for the first six months of 2007 was $266 million, or $1.29 per share, compared to $193 million, or 94 cents per share, in the first half of 2006. Second quarter and first half 2007 earnings were not impacted by the recently announc... 
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07/25/07Ameren to Hold Conference Call on 2nd Quarter 2007 Earnings
ST. LOUIS, Jul 25, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gary L. Rainwater, Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Warner L. Baxter, Ameren Executive Vice President & CFO, will discuss 2nd-quarter 2007 earnings and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Thursday, Aug. 2, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The Webcast of the call and Ameren's presentation slides will be available on the Investors ... 
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07/24/07Ameren Illinois Utilities Electricity Customers to get Immediate Rate Relief; Future Increases to be Limited
Vast Majority of 2007 Annual Increase to be Cut by 40 Percent or More SPRINGFIELD, Ill., and PEORIA, Ill. and DECATUR, Ill., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation and the Ameren Illinois utilities today announced a comprehensive $488 million rate relief package to provide immediate relief to their Illinois electric customers. The broad-based assistance is part of a more than $1 billion agreement that will reduce electric bills for every residential customer of the Am... 
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07/23/07Ameren Announces News Media Conference Call on Electric Rate Relief Package
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 23, 2007--Scott Cisel, President, Chairman and CEO of the Ameren Illinois Utilities, will host a news media conference call to discuss the details of the $1 billion statewide rate relief package for electric utility customers on Tuesday, July 24, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (12:00 noon Central Time). Following brief opening remarks, Scott Cisel will answer news media questions regarding this issue. The call will be broadcast live on the Internet ... 
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07/23/07Ameren Illinois Utilities Welcome Announcement of $1 Billion Rate Relief Package; More Details Tuesday
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., PEORIA, Ill. and DECATUR, Ill., July 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation and the Ameren Illinois utilities applaud the announcement today of a $1 billion rate relief package for electric customers across Illinois. Senate President Emil Jones Jr., House Speaker Michael Madigan and Attorney General Lisa Madigan confirmed the agreement among legislative leaders, the attorney general's office, the Ameren Illinois utilities, Commonwealth Edison and electr... 
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07/19/07AmerenUE, Chrysler 'Paint to Power' Program Wins Award, May Expand to Other Chrysler Plants
Washington University and Chrysler Begin Testing Use of Paint Material to Reduce Mercury Emissions From Coal-Fired Power PlantsST. LOUIS, July 19, 2007 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- A pilot program begun last fall at AmerenUE's Meramec Plant to generate electricity by combusting a blend of coal and paint solids from Chrysler's St. Louis Assembly Plants has received a pollution prevention award from the St. Louis chapter of the National Association of Environmental Managers (NAEM) -... 
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07/18/07Ameren Offers Tips For Keeping Cool
Gift Certificates Available to Help Needy Friends, Neighbors or Relatives ST. LOUIS, July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- With high humidity and temperatures forecasted to approach the 100-degree mark today, AmerenUE's energy experts are concerned about the costs of keeping cool, and they have a number of tips for cost-effectively keeping cool this summer. The company also reminds its customers that energy gift certificates are a great way to help friends, neighbors or relatives who may be co... 
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07/12/07AmerenUE Announces $1 Billion 'Project Power On' Reliability and Environmental Improvement Program
Customers in 62 Missouri counties will benefit from improved reliability, upgraded delivery system, and enhanced environmental performanceST. LOUIS, July 12, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- AmerenUE, a utility operating company of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), plans to invest $1 billion over the next three years to improve reliability, upgrade delivery systems, and enhance the environmental performance of its power plants. "With the severe weather patterns of the pas... 
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06/29/07AmerenUE Power Plant's Concrete Packaging Plant Wins Waste Management Award
Joint AmerenUE/Charah(R), Inc. Facility Annually Recycles 60,000 Tons of Ash for Concrete Mix ST. LOUIS, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missouri Waste Control Coalition today presented AmerenUE with an Outstanding Achievement Award for the AmerenUE/Charah(R), Inc. concrete packaging facility at Labadie Power Plant. The Missouri Waste Control Coalition is a 400-member not-for-profit organization for citizens, businesses and organizations concerned abou... 
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06/22/07Enhanced Natural Gas Pipeline Safety
Goal of Ameren Illinois Communication Initiative PEORIA, Ill., SPRINGFIELD, Ill. and DECATUR, Ill., June 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- People who live and work in the vicinity of natural gas pipelines owned and operated by Ameren in Illinois are now receiving a special pipeline safety pamphlet. "Natural gas pipelines have a long and enviable record of safety and reliability," said Jerome Themig, Ameren's manager of gas compliance and training. "Our goal is to continu... 
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06/14/07AmerenUE Gives Away 350 Energy Star(R) Air Conditioners as Part of 'Be Cool' Program
ST. LOUIS, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its "Be Cool" Air Conditioner Program, AmerenUE today announces that it will donate 350 window unit air conditioners to five social service agencies and one health department in Ameren's Missouri service territory. The air conditioners are all Energy Star(R)-listed appliances that meet the strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy. Agency partners will distribute th... 
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06/12/07AmerenUE Announces Refinancing
ST. LOUIS, June 12, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- AmerenUE, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is offering $425 million of 6.40% senior secured notes due 2017. The transaction is expected to close on June 15, 2007. AmerenUE intends to use the net offering proceeds of approximately $421.9 million to repay outstanding short-term debt. The underwriters for the offering are BNY Capital Markets, Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co. and UBS ... 
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06/06/07AmerenUE Disputes Statement From Dam Safety Official
ST. LOUIS, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE declared today that, contrary to media reports of June 5, there was no criminal tampering with evidence before or after the disastrous collapse of the Taum Sauk Reservoir in December of 2005. Thomas R. Voss, president and chief executive officer of AmerenUE, says, "I cannot emphasize strongly enough that our entire focus after the incident was to first assure the safety of all concerned and then to try to determine what led to the breach.... 
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06/04/07AmerenUE, 3 Phases Energy Introduce Pure Power, Voluntary Renewable Energy Option
Customers Can Sign Up Now for Renewable Energy Program ST. LOUIS, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE announced today that it has teamed with 3 Phases Energy, a national renewable energy marketing and development company, to provide a voluntary renewable energy program for AmerenUE's 1.2 million Missouri electric customers. Marketing materials will be distributed to customers later this summer, but interested customers can visit http://www.ameren.com/PurePower now... 
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05/22/07AmerenUE Receives First Electric Rate Increase in 20 Years---Approximate $43 Million Increase Challenges Company's Ability To Cover Rising Costs, Make Needed Energy Infrastructure Investments
With Increase, AmerenUE Electric Rates Remain More Than 30 Percent Below National Average ST. LOUIS, May 22, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- AmerenUE, an operating company of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), today received a ruling from the Missouri Public Service Commission (MoPSC) granting the company its first electric rate increase in 20 years. This approximately $43 million increase challenges the company's ability to cover rising costs and make needed energy in... 
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05/14/07Customer Feedback Guides Upgrades to Ameren 'Outage Information' Web Pages
Work Continues to Provide Estimated Restoration Times during Major Storms ST. LOUIS, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Guided by feedback received from customers during last year's devastating storms, Ameren Corporation has now added several new features to its "Outage Information" Web page at http://www.ameren.com. The new features provide more detailed information about power outages, even during major storms. Among the changes: Separate Missouri and Illinois Outage Maps. Ameren'... 
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05/10/07Ameren Announces First Quarter 2007 Earnings
Reaffirms 2007 Earnings Guidance ST. LOUIS, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced first quarter 2007 net income of $123 million, or 59 cents per share, compared to first quarter 2006 net income of $70 million, or 34 cents per share. Ameren's Missouri regulated business segment, which includes AmerenUE's electric and gas utility operations, contributed $23 million to Ameren's net income in the first quarter of 2007, o... 
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05/04/07Ameren to Hold Conference Call on 1st Quarter 2007 Earnings
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2007--Gary L. Rainwater, Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Warner L. Baxter, Ameren Executive Vice President & CFO, will discuss 1st-quarter 2007 earnings and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Friday, May 11, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The Webcast of the call and Ameren's presentation slides will be available on the Invest... 
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04/30/07AmerenUE Believes Johnson's Shut-Ins Can Be Open With Cooperation From State Agencies
ST. LOUIS, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE officials today stressed that it's their belief that the Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park can be opened for day use this summer if all parties -- including state agencies -- work together to make the park available to Missouri's citizens. AmerenUE has been working diligently for the past 15 months to restore and repair the damage to the park resulting from the Taum Sauk Reservoir breach. "We believe the park can and should be reopened f... 
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04/24/07Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, April 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable June 29, 2007, to shareholders of record on June 6, 2007. Separately, the boards of Ameren's utility operating subsidiaries have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock. The Central Illinois Light Company ... 
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04/23/07Gary Rainwater, Ameren President, Chairman and CEO, and Warner Baxter, Ameren Executive Vice President and CFO, to Present at American Gas Association Financial Forum
ST. LOUIS, April 23, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Gary L. Rainwater, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) president, chairman and chief executive officer, and Warner L. Baxter, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will speak Monday, April 30, 2007, at 8:45 a.m. (Central Time) at the American Gas Association Financial Forum. Ameren's presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 8:45 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. (Central Time) via a link on the Inve... 
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04/23/07Ameren Again Named 'Tree Line USA' Utility by National Arbor Day Foundation
Company Recognized for Eighth Consecutive Year ST. LOUIS, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- For the eighth straight year, The National Arbor Day Foundation has recognized St. Louis-based Ameren as a "Tree Line USA" utility, a designation bestowed annually to utilities across the nation that demonstrate practices that protect and enhance America's urban forests. Sponsored by The National Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters, th... 
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04/20/07Ameren Says Illinois Senate Legislation is Unconstitutional and Not in Best Interest of Illinois: Immediate Relief to Electric Customers at Risk
DECATUR, Ill., PEORIA, Ill., and SPRINGFIELD, Ill., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenCIPS, AmerenCILCO and AmerenIP (the "Ameren Illinois utilities") are deeply disappointed with the passage of Senate Bill 1592 by the Illinois Senate today. The Ameren Illinois utilities believe this legislation, if enacted, violates the United States Constitution and is not in the best interest of its Illinois residential or business electric customers, or the state's economy as a whole. T... 
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04/18/07Ameren to Webcast 2007 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 18, 2007--Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) will Webcast its annual meeting of shareholders at 9:00 a.m. Central, Tuesday, April 24, 2007. The Webcast and Ameren's presentation slides will be available from the home page and the Investor's area of Ameren's site, www.ameren.com. A replay of the Webcast will be available approximately one hour after the presentation for one year. With assets of $19 billion, Ameren serves approximately 2.4 million e... 
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04/09/07Ameren CFO to Present at Berenson & Co./Wall St. Access Midwest Utility Seminar
ST. LOUIS, April 9, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Warner Baxter, executive vice president and CFO of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will present an overview of Ameren at the Berenson & Co./Wall St. Access Midwest Utility Seminar in Chicago, Ill., Tuesday, April 10. Baxter's presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Central time via a link in the Investors section of Ameren's Web site, http://www.ameren.com . The Webcast w... 
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04/05/07AmerenUE Signs Contract with UniStar Nuclear to Prepare Combined Construction and Operating License Application
ST. LOUIS, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE, a Missouri-based utility subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), has signed an agreement with UniStar Nuclear to help prepare a combined construction and operating license application (COLA) for filing with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). A COLA is a construction operating license application describing how a nuclear plant would be designed, constructed and operated. Preparing a COLA does not mean a decision... 
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04/03/07Ameren Illinois Utilities Prepare for Spring Storms, Offer Tips to Help Customers During Power Outages
DECATUR, PEORIA, SPRINGFIELD, Ill., April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The arrival of spring can bring thunderstorms and severe weather, and the Ameren Illinois utilities are prepared to ensure that if a storm hits, they can respond as quickly and safely as possible. When severe weather threatens, the utilities prepare for each unique storm situation by monitoring weather conditions, placing field crews and contact centers on alert and readying operating equipment and material. Du... 
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03/29/07AmerenUE Offers Safety Tips for Spring
ST. LOUIS, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Spring brings perfect winds for kite-flying, home improving and tree planting. However, the month also ushers in a season when people face increased risk of injury from spring activities in or around power lines. Throughout the year, the AmerenUE encourages the safe use of electricity and natural gas. Here are some seasonal safety tips from your utility: Use only non-conductive materials for making a kite. Wire, tinsel and metal con... 
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03/29/07AmerenUE Prepares for Spring Storms, Offers Tips to Help Customers During Power Outages
ST. LOUIS, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The arrival of spring can bring thunderstorms, and AmerenUE is already reviewing its storm preparation and response processes to ensure that if a storm hits, it can respond as quickly and safely as possible. When severe weather threatens, the company prepares for each unique storm situation by monitoring weather conditions, placing crews on alert and readying equipment and communications systems. During and following severe storms, AmerenUE's fir... 
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03/21/07Ameren Corporation Adds Comprehensive MediaRoom for Journalists to Its Web Site, www.ameren.com
ST. LOUIS, March 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that it has added a comprehensive resource to its Web site, http://www.ameren.com , to make it easier for journalists to get background information for stories about the company. Known as the Ameren MediaRoom, the new resource is designed to meet journalists' needs quickly and efficiently. The Ameren MediaRoom includes links to up-to-date contact information, corporate background materials,... 
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03/20/07Ameren Pilot Project Explores Converting Hog Manure Gas to Electricity
Methane Gas Could Be Economical, Renewable Energy Source ST. LOUIS, March 20, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Ameren announced today that the company's Renewable Energy Department is working with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the University of Illinois-Chicago to study the feasibility of using methane gas from hog manure to generate heat and power at The Maschhoffs Inc. in Carlyle, Ill. Ameren Renewables Executive Rich Wright says Ameren's ... 
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03/19/07Ameren Illinois Rates Update -- Media Conference Call
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Scott Cisel, president and CEO of Ameren's Illinois utilities (AmerenCIPS, AmerenCILCO and AmerenIP) will discuss constructive long-term initiatives the utilities are proposing to bring greater rate stability, fairness and equity for our customers.A 45-minute question-and-answer session will follow Cisel's discussion of these initiatives. The call will be broadcast live on the Internet at http://www.ameren.com. A link to the Webcast will be available on the ho... 
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03/13/07Courage of Deceased AmerenUE Employee Robert Tackett Who Died Restoring Customers in the July Storms Recognized
Tackett to Be Honored by State Senate Resolution With Family Present WHAT: Presentation of Senate Resolution Honoring Deceased AmerenUE Employee Robert Tackett will be introduced before the full Senate on the Senate Floor of the Missouri State Capitol. Members of Tackett family and several friends will be in attendance -- including Mary Tackett and daughters Erin and Sara Tackett. WHO: State Sen. Tim Green (D-13) is... 
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03/09/07AmerenUE Enters into Settlement Agreement Regarding Missouri Natural Gas Delivery Rates
ST. LOUIS, March 9, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that its utility subsidiary, AmerenUE, has entered into a settlement agreement with the Staff of the Missouri Public Service Commission (MoPSC), the Office of Public Counsel, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MoDNR) and other parties to implement new natural gas delivery rates and terms for AmerenUE gas customers. The settlement is subject to review and appr... 
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03/07/07Illinois Lawmakers Put Downstate Economy On The Edge: Reduction to Junk Status Credit Rating Would Force Layoffs and Threaten Energy Delivery
DECATUR, PEORIA, SPRINGFIELD, Ill., March 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Ameren Illinois utilities have been and remain committed to achieving a constructive resolution that ensures our customers are provided with safe, reliable electricity at a reasonable cost. However, the rate rollback bill passed by the Illinois House and today's action by the Senate Environment and Energy Committee threaten to place downstate Illinois on the brink of a catastrophic event that will jeopardize the... 
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03/07/07Ameren Illinois Utilities Request ICC Approval of $20 Million Customer Relief Plan, Elimination of Phase-In Finance Charges
DECATUR, PEORIA, SPRINGFIELD, Ill., March 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation's Illinois utility subsidiaries (AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS and AmerenIP) today filed a petition with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), seeking approval of a plan to provide approximately a total of $20 million primarily for the relief of residential electric heat customers. Once ICC approval is granted, the relief will be in the form of a one-time credit that will appear on customers' bills per... 
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03/05/07Ameren Natural Gas Prices Decline Sharply From Year Ago; Colder Than Normal Winter Temperatures Push Gas Usage Upward
Ameren Offers Advice on Better Managing Energy Bills SPRINGFIELD, PEORIA and DECATUR, Ill., March 5, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Ameren Illinois utility (AmerenCIPS, AmerenCILCO and AmerenIP) natural gas customers have received positive news in the form of significantly lower natural gas costs as compared to one year ago. The cost of natural gas (shown as the "Gas Charge" on customer bills) has averaged about 80 cents per therm for Ameren Illinois utility custom... 
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02/27/07Ameren Illinois Initiative Provides $20 Million in Customer Credits, Ends Phase-In Plan Finance Charges, Extends Phase-In Repayment Time
DECATUR, PEORIA, and SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation's Illinois utility subsidiaries (AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS and AmerenIP) today proposed providing $20 million in the aggregate for relief of residential electric heat customers and others who use large amounts of electricity. Appearing before the Illinois House Committee of the Whole session today, Ameren Illinois President and Chief Executive Officer Scott A. Cisel said the relief would tak... 
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02/21/07Ameren Corporation Directors Elect Highly Respected St. Louis Newscaster Karen Foss, Vice President, Public Relations
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) has elected well-known broadcast journalist Karen Foss as vice president for Public Relations at its Missouri-based utility company, AmerenUE. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070221/CGW045 ) Foss is a nationally honored newscaster who spent more than 25 years as anchor of KSDK-TV in St. Louis and is known as "the face of St. Louis." In this newly created pos... 
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02/21/07AmerenUE's Support to Forest ReLeaf of Missouri Provides 6,026 Trees for 54 Community Planting Projects
ST. LOUIS, Feb 21, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- In 2006, AmerenUE provided a record total of 6,026 free trees for 54 community planting projects. The trees were made available through a $25,000 AmerenUE "Environmental Connections" grant to Forest ReLeaf of Missouri to help sponsor Project CommuniTree -- a nursery operation that grows trees for planting on public property and on land owned by nonprofit organizations. "AmerenUE has been a major sponsor of Project C... 
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02/15/07Ameren Announces 2006 Earnings and 2007 Earnings Guidance
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced 2006 net income of $547 million, or $2.66 per share, compared to net income of $606 million, or $3.02 per share, in 2005. Excluding the estimated earnings impact of severe storms of 26 cents per share, non-GAAP earnings in 2006 were $2.92 per share. These results were within Ameren's previously announced non-GAAP earnings per share guidance range of $2.75 to $3.00. This guidance also excluded th... 
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02/09/07Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable March 30, 2007, to shareholders of record on March 7, 2007. Separately, the boards of Ameren's utility operating subsidiaries have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock. The Central Illinois Light Company ... 
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02/07/07Ameren to Hold Conference Call on 4th Quarter and Year-End 2006 Earnings, 2007 Earnings Guidance
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 7, 2007--Gary L. Rainwater, Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Warner L. Baxter, President & CEO of Ameren Services and CFO of Ameren Corp., will discuss 4th-quarter and full-year 2006 earnings, earnings guidance for 2007 and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Thursday, Feb. 15, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The Webcast of the ca... 
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02/05/07AmerenUE Announces Intent to Rebuild Upper Reservoir of Taum Sauk Plant, Assuming Successful Resolution of Issues with State Agencies
Company Cites Safety Features of Design to Rebuild, Critical Role in Restarting System in Event of Widespread Blackout, Importance to Area ST. LOUIS, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) officials today announced that its Missouri utility operating company, AmerenUE, submitted plans and an environmental report to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to rebuild the upper reservoir of its Taum Sauk Plant -- assuming successful resolution of ou... 
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01/11/07Ameren Illinois Utilities Ask ICC to Approve Program Administrator for Real Time Pricing Program Allowing Participants to Pay Hourly Price for Electricity
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, the Ameren Illinois utilities announced they have filed a request with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), seeking approval of the Community Energy Cooperative (CEC) to serve as the program administrator for their Price Response Program (PRP), which is a form of Real Time Pricing (RTP), an option that may help residential electricity customers better manage their energy bills. The Community Energy Cooperative is a non... 
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01/10/07EEI Honors Ameren Corporation With 'Emergency Recovery Award' For Storm Restoration Efforts
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Edison Electric Institute today honored Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) as a winner of the association's "Emergency Recovery Award" for outstanding efforts to restore electric power in the wake of two devastating, back-to-back storms that caused outages to almost one million customers in St. Louis and parts of southern and central Illinois during July 2006. EEI's "Emergency Recovery Award" is presented annually to recognize o... 
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01/04/07AmerenUE Submits Ideas on Improving Reliability in Severe Storms Including Tree Removal, Pole and Line Inspection Programs, Burial of Lines
Company Understands Commission, Customer Concerns; Welcomes Constructive Dialog; Seeks Consultant to Help Evaluate Storm Response Protocols, Approaches ST. LOUIS, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Increasing vegetation management by $15 million to focus on tree removal and more aggressive trimming, comprehensive pole and line inspections and changes in regulatory tariffs to require burial of all new electric services were among the many AmerenUE recommendations for improving service ... 
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12/21/06AmerenUE's Labadie Plant Completes 'West Facing Rail Turnout'
Project Will Lower Operating Costs, Solidify Plant's FutureST. LOUIS, Dec 21, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- AmerenUE officials announced today the completion of Labadie Power Plant's "West Facing Rail Turnout" -- an important rail project that makes it easier for trains to deliver low-sulfur western coal to the 2,450-megawatt plant. The company marked the opening of the new rail spur with the ceremonial driving of a "golden spike," a visit by Ameren and Union Pacific executiv... 
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12/20/06Ameren Announces Election of Four to President and Chief Executive Officer in Charge of the Corporation's Key Business Segments
ST. LOUIS, Dec 20, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Gary L. Rainwater, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that effective Jan. 1, 2007, four senior officers -- Warner L. Baxter, Scott A. Cisel, R. Alan Kelley and Thomas R. Voss -- will assume the new positions of president and chief executive officer of each of the corporation's three key business segments and its administrative service company. All four ... 
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12/20/06Illinois Commerce Commission Approves Ameren Illinois Utilities Enhanced Plan to Soften Impact of Higher Electricity Costs
Plan Could Help Approximately 90 Percent of Their Illinois Customers New Relief for Residential Customers, Schools and Local Governments, More Support for Low-Income Assistance and Energy Conservation DECATUR, Ill., PEORIA, Ill., and SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Dec. 20 /PRNewswire- FirstCall/ -- The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) today approved an enhanced plan developed by the Ameren Illinois utilities that will soften the impact of higher electricity costs fo... 
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12/19/06Ameren Illinois Utilities Add 'Virtual Hold' Feature for Customer Calls
Option Allows Customers to Remain on Hold or Have Call Returned DECATUR, PEORIA, SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Illinois Utilities (AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS and AmerenIP) recently added a "virtual hold" feature to their automated voice response unit (VRU) to improve service when customers call. With the feature, customers placed on "hold" for non-emergency calls can now choose to be called back instead of remaining on the line for a customer service ... 
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12/19/06AmerenUE Adds 'Virtual Hold' Feature for Customer Calls
Option Allows Customers to Remain on Hold or Have Call Returned ST. LOUIS, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE recently added a "virtual hold" feature to its automated voice response unit (VRU) to improve service when customers call. With the feature, customers placed on "hold" for non-emergency calls can now choose to be called back instead of remaining on the line for a customer service representative. When customers choose to speak to a representative, the VRU inf... 
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12/13/06AmerenUE Officials Express Disappointment Over Legal Filing, Point to Progress, Challenges on One-Year Anniversary of Taum Sauk Plant Breach
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE officials today expressed disappointment over a legal filing by the Attorney General of the State of Missouri. "We have not had an opportunity to review the legal filing and cannot comment on it in any detail. However, we are disappointed over the filing of this lawsuit," says Gary L. Rainwater, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren. "We have been meeting with representatives of the state since April with t... 
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12/12/06This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Energy
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- You can help make someone's holiday a little brighter this year by purchasing an Ameren gift certificate. With Ameren gift certificates, you can give the gift of energy this holiday season -- or at any time. Aside from being a great gift (maybe to accompany that new electronic gadget you're giving for the holidays?), Ameren gift certificates can also be purchased as charitable contributions to help the less fortunate pay their energy b... 
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12/12/06Ameren Offers Holiday Safety Tips
ST. LOUIS, Dec 12, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- More than ice and snow can be dangerous during the glorious goings-on of the holiday season. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, hospital emergency rooms treat about 12,500 people each year for injuries resulting from falls, cuts and shocks and from fires caused by holiday lights, decorations and Christmas trees. What's more, the National Fire Protection Association reports that four of every ... 
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12/11/06Ameren Illinois Utilities Unveil Enhanced Plan to Soften Impact of Higher Electricity Costs for Approximately 90 Percent of Their Illinois Customers
New Relief for Residential Customers, Schools and Local Governments, More Support for Low-Income Assistance and Energy Conservation. DECATUR, Ill., PEORIA, Ill. and SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Based on feedback from customers, stakeholders and legislators, Ameren's Illinois utilities - AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS and AmerenIP - today announced a plan that substantially enhances an earlier phase-in proposal filed in October. This enhanced plan is available... 
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12/05/06Customers May Need to Make Repairs to Electric Service Entrances Before Power Can Be Restored to Their Homes
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Due to the ice storm's extensive damage to the electric service entrances at customers' homes, the services of an electrical contractor may be required to re-attach or repair customer-owned facilities, such as the meter base, weatherhead or point of attachment. See http://www.ameren.com for a diagram showing this. If a customer notices damage to these facilities, that customer/owner should call an electrical contractor to make repairs so... 
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12/04/06Ameren Issues Safety Warning on Portable Generators
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In the wake of serious storm damage from the Dec. 1 ice storm that hit Illinois and Missouri, Ameren utilities are urging anyone using a portable generator to follow strict safety requirements to prevent injury or death both to themselves and to the utility field crews attempting to restore thousands of customers. Near-misses that occurred recently in the St. Louis area prompted Ameren companies' officials to make this plea. There have alre... 
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12/04/0685,000 Ameren Illinois Customers Restored; 150,000 Still Out of Service Due to Extensive Winter Storm Damage
DECATUR, PEORIA, and SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Illinois utility companies announced today that they have restored more than 85,000 customers in the wake of serious storm damage from the Dec. 1 ice storm that hit the region. More than 235,000 Illinois customers lost power Dec. 1 due to the impact of severe icing; 150,000 Illinois customers are still out of power. Most customers are expected to be restored by Wednesday. However, some areas that had ... 
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12/01/06230,000 Ameren Illinois Customers Affected by Severe Winter Storm; Restoration Efforts Underway
More Than 500,000 Customers Out of Power Across the Illinois and Missouri Service Areas 5 p.m. UPDATE ST. LOUIS, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- -- Nearly 230,000 Ameren Illinois customers across 44,000 square miles in Illinois are out of power today as Ameren officials assess the damage caused by a massive winter storm that hit the area Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. This ranks as the worst ice s... 
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12/01/06220,000 Ameren Illinois Customers Affected by Severe Winter Storm; Restoration Efforts Underway
More Than 500,000 Customers Out of Power Across the Illinois and Missouri Service Areas ST. LOUIS, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nearly 220,000 Ameren Illinois customers across 44,000 square miles in Illinois are out of power today as Ameren officials assess the damage caused by a massive winter storm that hit the area Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Central Illinois and the Metro East area are hardest hit areas. The storm caused extensive tree damage, br... 
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12/01/06280,000 AmerenUE Customers (Missouri) Affected by Severe Winter Storm; Restoration Efforts Underway
More Than 500,000 Customers Out of Power Across the Illinois and Missouri Service Areas UPDATE 5 p.m. Dec. 1, 2006 ST. LOUIS, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- -- Nearly 280,000 AmerenUE customers across 24,000 square miles in Missouri are out of power today as Ameren officials assess the damage caused by a massive winter storm that hit the area Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. This ranks as the worst ice s... 
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11/30/06AmerenUE Prepares for Predicted Winter Weather Watch, Offers Tips to Help Customers During Storms
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE officials say they are preparing as they do for each storm by placing crews on alert and readying equipment and communications systems with the forecasted approach of the season's first major winter storm. "During severe storms, AmerenUE's first priority is to correct potentially life-threatening situations, such as downed power lines or hospitals without power," says Richard J. Mark, senior vice president, Missouri Energy Deliv... 
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11/21/06AmerenIP and AmerenCILCO Announce Consummation of Exchange Offers
ST. LOUIS, Nov 21, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Illinois Power Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it has completed its offer to exchange up to $75 million principal amount of its unregistered 6.25% senior secured notes due 2016 (the "IP Notes") for a like amount of its 6.25% senior secured notes due 2016 which have been registered under the Securities Act of 1933. The exchange offer and withdrawal rights exp... 
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11/20/06AmerenUE, St. Louis Rams Give Customers Chance to Road Trip With the Team
Effort Supports Area Families in Need, Raising Awareness for Dollar More by Encouraging Enrollment in Energy Assistance Program ST. LOUIS, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE and the St. Louis Rams have teamed up to support area families in need and to raise awareness for Dollar More -- Missouri's largest private energy assistance program. Customers who enroll in Ameren's Dollar More program will be entered to win a Road Trip With the Rams. On Dec. 30, the firs... 
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11/03/06Ameren Announces Third Quarter 2006 Earnings
Reaffirms 2006 Earnings Guidance Range ST. LOUIS, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced third quarter 2006 net income of $293 million, or $1.42 per basic and diluted share, compared to net income of $280 million, or $1.37 per basic and diluted share, in the third quarter of 2005. Net income for the first nine months of 2006 was $486 million, or $2.37 per share, compared to $586 million, or $2.94 per share, in the first nine... 
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10/31/06Ameren CEO and CFO to Present at EEI Financial Conference
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gary Rainwater and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Warner Baxter will give an analyst presentation on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, at the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) 41st Annual Financial Conference in Las Vegas, NV. The presentation will be at 9:45 a.m. Pacific Time (11:45 a.m. Central Time, 12:45 p.m. Eastern Time). This presentation is b... 
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10/25/06AmerenUE's Meramec Plant Is First in Nation to Turn 'Paint Solids' Into Electricity
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE's 855-megawatt Meramec Plant in South St. Louis County is now the first power plant in the nation to generate electricity by burning recovered paint solids from an automotive manufacturing plant, AmerenUE officials say. The pilot program began about one month ago following 18 months of extensive study by DaimlerChrysler, AmerenUE, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, the St. Louis County Health Department and other stat... 
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10/23/06Ameren to Hold Conference Call on 3rd Quarter 2006 Earnings
ST. LOUIS, Oct 23, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gary L. Rainwater, Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Warner L. Baxter, Ameren executive vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss 3rd quarter 2006 earnings and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Friday, Nov. 3, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The Webcast of the call and Ameren's presentation slides will be avail... 
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10/17/06Ameren Adds Interactive 'Energy House,' Expanded Savings Tips to Web Site
New Tools Help Customers Identify Biggest Users of Energy, Reduce 'Phantom Load'ST. LOUIS and DECATUR, PEORIA, and SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct 17, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Ameren Corporation announced today that it has added an interactive "Energy House" to its Web site, http://www.ameren.com . The new tool helps customers understand the electrical energy demands and cost of using many home appliances. Once "inside" the Energy House, customers can click on different rooms to... 
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10/13/06Hunter Engineering Chairman and CEO Elected to Ameren Board of Directors
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that Stephen F. Brauer, chairman and chief executive officer of Hunter Engineering Company, has been elected to the Ameren board. In 2001, Brauer took a leave of absence from Hunter to become ambassador to Belgium, serving in Brussels for two and one-half years, returning to the company in 2003. Brauer joined Hunter Engineering in 1971, became chief operating offi... 
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10/13/06Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Oct 13, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Dec. 29, 2006, to shareholders of record on Dec. 6, 2006. Separately, the boards of Ameren's utility operating subsidiaries have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock. The Central Ill... 
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10/11/06Ameren Offers Tips to Help Customers Prepare for Heating Season
Online 'Natural Gas Center' Helps Customers Understand Energy Costs DECATUR, Ill., PEORIA, Ill., SPRINGFIELD, Ill. and ST. LOUIS, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS, AmerenIP, and AmerenUE are advising natural gas customers that weatherization and other energy efficiency measures will again be important this winter. To help customers understand where their energy dollars go, Ameren has added a "Natural Gas Center" to its Web site, http://www.ameren.com .... 
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10/11/06Ameren Offers Fall Safety Tips
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Fall may create perfect weather for home improvement and tree planting. However, it also ushers in a season when people face increased risk of injury from activities in or around power lines. Throughout the year, AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS, AmerenIP and AmerenUE encourage the safe use of electricity and natural gas. Here are some safety tips: Never touch or approach a downed power line. Assume any downed line is an electric line a... 
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10/09/06Ameren Illinois Utilities Tell Legislative Committee That Extension of Electric Rate Freeze Will Result in Significant Loss of Jobs, Financial Insolvency for Utilities
Rate Freeze Extension Creates Significant Risk of Power and Gas Supply Disruptions for Ameren Illinois Utilities' Customers DECATUR, Ill., PEORIA, Ill. and SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire- FirstCall/ -- Grave consequences -- the insolvency of the Ameren Illinois utilities, significant job losses and significant risk of disruption in electric and gas service -- will be the consequences of a proposed electric rate freeze extension for Ameren's Illinois utilities -... 
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10/03/06Ameren Illinois Utilities File Residential Customer Elect Payment Plan Proposal Designed to Soften Impact of Higher Residential Electricity Costs in 2007
DECATUR, Ill., PEORIA, Ill. and SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren's Illinois utilities -- AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS and AmerenIP -- today announced a Customer Elect Payment Plan that would allow residential customers the choice to either pay the full amount of higher electricity costs in 2007 or to phase in increases over a period of years. Under the Customer Elect Payment Plan, increases would be phased in at an annual maximum increase of 15 percent over th... 
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10/02/06The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Approves Stipulation and Consent Agreement on Fines Over Taum Sauk Dam Breach
AmerenUE and the FERC Office of Enforcement Forged the Agreement Executives Stress AmerenUE Continues to Take Responsibility for Effects of Breach and Has Acted Aggressively to Avoid Such Incidents in the Future ST. LOUIS, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved a stipulation and consent agreement between AmerenUE and the FERC Office of Enforcement that resolves a... 
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10/02/06Save Money and Energy With the Twist of Energy Efficient Bulbs
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Saving money and energy this year can be as simple as the twist of an ENERGY STAR(R)-qualified compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL). It's a quick and easy solution to lowering utility bills in addition to saving energy and protecting the environment. From Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, 2006, AmerenUE and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources are encouraging Missouri residents to "Change the World" one light bulb, one step at a time by rep... 
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09/28/06St. Louis Chapter Project Management Institute Presents Award to AmerenUE
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Metro St. Louis Chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) has recognized AmerenUE with its 2006 Project of the Year award. At the chapter's meeting in Clayton, Mo., Sept. 27, chapter president Marlene Orr presented the award for successful completion of a major upgrade to the utility's Callaway nuclear power plant. Accepting the award were the evening's keynote speakers, AmerenUE executives Dan Wingbermuehle and Tim Herrmann. ... 
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09/26/06Ameren Subsidiary, River City Internet Group and Telkonet, Inc. Partner to Deliver In-Building Broadband Over Power Line Services (BPL) to Multi Dwelling Market
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Energy Communications and River City Internet Group (RCIG) have partnered with Telkonet, Inc. (Amex: TKO), of Germantown, Md., to provide a unique in-building broadband over internal electrical wiring platform to commercial and multi dwelling unit facilities (MDUs) in Ameren's Missouri and Illinois utilities' service areas. Telkonet is a leading power line communications equipment manufacturer and the leader in providing power line c... 
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09/20/06Charah, Inc. and AmerenUE's Labadie Power Plant Open Concrete Packaging Facility
Unique Facility Will Conserve Natural Resources by Annually Recycling 60,000 Tons of Ash for Concrete Mix for Sale at The Home Depot ST. LOUIS, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE's Labadie Power Plant today officially opened a concrete packaging facility that will recycle more than 60,000 tons of fly and bottom ash annually into two million bags of high-quality concrete mix. The unique project results from a partnership between AmerenUE, Charah(R), Inc. of Lou... 
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09/19/06Ameren Chairman, CEO and President to Address Merrill Lynch Global Power & Gas Leaders Conference
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gary L. Rainwater, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, will speak Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 9:15 a.m. (EDT) at the Merrill Lynch Global Power & Gas Leaders Conference in New York City. Ameren's presentation slides and a live audio Webcast will be available via a link on the Investors/Presentations section of Ameren's Web site, http://www.ameren.com , or directly at http://www.veracast.com/webca... 
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09/15/06Ameren Illinois Utilities Announce Impact of Future Power Supply Costs on Residential Customers
Company Continues to Look for Ways to Soften ImpactM DECATUR, Ill., PEORIA, Ill., and SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren's Illinois utilities -- AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS and AmerenIP -- today announced estimates for per month increases for residential electric customers beginning in January 2007. These estimates include the increased cost of power to be purchased on behalf of Ameren Illinois utilities' customers and potential increases resulting fr... 
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08/31/06Nuclear Expert/Consultant Elected to Ameren Board of Directors
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that Jack D. Woodard has been elected to the Ameren board. Woodard served for more than 30 years at The Southern Company, retiring from its subsidiary, Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc., in Birmingham, Ala., in 2004 as executive vice president and chief nuclear officer. Since his retirement from Southern Nuclear, he has served as a consultant and technical ... 
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08/31/06Ameren CFO to Address Lehman Brothers 2006 CEO Energy/Power Conference
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Warner L. Baxter, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will speak Wednesday, Sept. 6, at 9:05 a.m. (EDT) at the Lehman Brothers 2006 CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City. Ameren's presentation slides and a live audio Webcast will be available via a link on the Investors/Presentations section of Ameren's Web site, www.ameren.com. The live broadcast will begin at 9:05 a.m., and the re... 
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08/30/06Tours and Other Festivities Will Be Held at Bagnell Dam Sept. 8 - 10 to Celebrate 75th Anniversary
LAKE OZARK, Mo., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- For the first time in nearly 10 years, AmerenUE will open Bagnell Dam for public tours Sept. 8 through 10 as part of a weekend of celebrations marking the facility's 75th anniversary. On Friday, Sept. 8, at a 1 p.m. dedication ceremony, the Osage High School Marching Band will play the National Anthem as the American flag is raised. Raising the flag will be Ameren employee Chris Lee---the Cub Scout who 25 years ago raised the flag... 
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08/25/06Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Sept. 29, 2006, to shareholders of record on Sept. 7, 2006. Separately, the boards of Ameren's utility operating subsidiaries have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock. The Central Illinois Light Company... 
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08/22/06Ameren Announces Contract with Hitachi Power Systems America, Ltd. for Scrubbers
Alliance Agreement Will Help Company Meet State and Federal Reduction Targets ST. LOUIS, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that it has signed an agreement with Hitachi Power Systems America, Ltd. to design and supply scrubbers at three of its coal-fired plants to help meet new state and federal standards for sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions. The scrubbers are capable of removing SO2 from either low sulfur or high sulfur coals, providing con... 
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08/03/06Ameren Announces Second Quarter 2006 Earnings
Lowers 2006 Earnings Guidance RangeST. LOUIS, Aug 03, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced second quarter 2006 net income of $123 million, or 60 cents per basic and diluted share, compared to net income of $185 million, or 93 cents per basic and diluted share, in the second quarter of 2005. Net income for the first six months of 2006 was $193 million, or 94 cents per share, compared to $306 million, or $1.55 per share, in the ... 
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08/02/06Ameren's Generation Subsidiaries and Governor Rod Blagojevich Strike Agreement to Significantly Reduce Mercury and Other Emissions
Ameren Commits More Than A Billion Dollars to Protect Environment and Jobs ST. LOUIS, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Illinois-based generating subsidiaries of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) and the Blagojevich Administration today announce an agreement that will significantly reduce mercury emissions beginning in 2009. The proposal filed with the Illinois Pollution Control Board will also substantially reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions by 2012 and sulfur dioxide (SO2) ... 
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08/01/06Ameren Companies Call for Conservation; Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator Declares Alert
ST. LOUIS, Aug 02, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Ameren Corporation today announced AmerenUE in Missouri and Ameren's three Illinois companies -- AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS and AmerenIP -- have adequate transmission and generation capacity to handle the extremely hot weather in the region. However, the company urges customers to conserve electricity as much as possible. With the extremely high temperatures, peak loads, generation availability, and system conditions o... 
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07/31/06Ameren Companies Call for Conservation
ST. LOUIS, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced AmerenUE in Missouri and Ameren's three Illinois companies -- AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS and AmerenIP -- have adequate transmission and generation capacity to handle the extremely hot weather in the region. However, the company urges customers to conserve electricity as much as possible. This will help customers keep their electricity bills lower and help moderate the heavy demand on utilitie... 
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07/26/06Ameren to Hold Conference Call on 2nd Quarter 2006 Earnings
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 26, 2006--Gary L. Rainwater, Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Warner L. Baxter, Ameren executive vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss 2nd quarter 2006 earnings and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Thursday, Aug. 3, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The Webcast of the call and Ameren's presentation slides will ... 
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07/21/06270,000 Metro Area Customers Restored of More Than 500,000 Customers Affected by Massive Storm
Ameren Offers Electric Safety Pointers ST. LOUIS, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren companies have restored approximately 270,000 Metro St. Louis area customers affected by the devastating July 19 storm. Approximately 320,000 customers in the area are still without service as of 7:30 a.m., today (Friday, July 21). More than 2,700 contractors and employees -- up from 1,800 yesterday -- are working to restore power. These workers are not only from across ... 
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07/21/06375,000 St. Louis Metro Area Customers Restored from July 19 Storm; Today's Storm Affected Another 200,000 in Missouri and Illinois
Ameren has recorded 1.1 million customer outages across Missouri and Illinois due to both storms Update as of 2 PM, July 21, 2006 ST. LOUIS, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ameren companies have restored approximately 375,000 Metro St. Louis area customers affected by the devastating July 19 storm. -- That number of restored customers grew by 100,000 this morning alone. -- A late morning storm today has caused service di... 
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07/20/06Half Million Ameren Companies Customers Affected by Massive Storm; Restoration Efforts Underway
Ameren offers electric safety pointers ST. LOUIS, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A half million Ameren company customers across Illinois and Missouri are out of power today as Ameren officials assess a storm that created the most significant damage in the company's more than 100 years of service. Damage was most significant in the St. Louis city, county and metro east regions of Illinois. The storm caused extensive tree damage, broken poles and downed wires... 
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07/20/06160,000 Restored of More Than 500,000 Customers Affected by Massive Storm
Ameren Offers Electric Safety Pointers ST. LOUIS, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren companies have restored more than 160,000 customers of more than 500,000 customers affected by the devastating July 19 storm. The storm hit around 7 p.m. last night, with about 400,000 customers remaining without service as of 4 p.m., today (Thursday, July 20). More than 1,800 contractors and employees are working to restore power. These workers are not only from across M... 
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07/18/06AmerenUE 'Be Cool' Program Provides 420 Air Conditioners to Qualified Residential Customers in Missouri
ST. LOUIS, July 18, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Hundreds of Missouri residents are cooler in today's high temperatures thanks to AmerenUE's "Be Cool" Air Conditioner Program. AmerenUE, with SAM'S CLUB, this month donated 420 window unit air conditioners to six social service agencies and one health department in Ameren's Missouri service territory. Agency partners distributed the air conditioners to qualifying AmerenUE customers. Those partners are the Urban League of... 
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07/13/06AmerenUE Announces Plan for Cleaning Sediments out of Taum Sauk Plant Lower Reservoir to Restore Water Quality in Lower Black River
ST. LOUIS, July 13, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- AmerenUE today announced a plan for temporarily draining water levels in the Taum Sauk Plant's Lower Reservoir in the coming weeks to remove all exposed sediments within the reservoir. The plan calls for use of hydroseeding, a buffer and silt fencing to stabilize those areas of the reservoir's exposed sediment that are not subject to immediate excavation. All removed material will be transported to an approved u... 
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07/07/06To Cover Rising Operating Costs and Investments in Critical Energy Infrastructure and Service Reliability, AmerenUE Files Request for Natural Gas Rate Increase
ST. LOUIS, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Citing major investments in the infrastructure of its natural gas business and rising operating expenses, AmerenUE, an operating company of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), today filed a request with the Missouri Public Service Commission (MoPSC) for an $11 million increase in natural gas delivery rates for its approximately 125,000 Missouri gas customers. Since delivery rates account for only a portion of customers' total natural gas bills -... 
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07/07/06To Cover Rising Costs and Energy Infrastructure Investments, Maintain System Reliability and Invest in Environmentally Friendly Generation Technologies, AmerenUE Seeks Electric Rate Increase
Would be First Increase in 20 Years For Rates That Are Approximately 30 Percent Below National Average ST. LOUIS, July 7, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- AmerenUE, an operating company of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), today filed a request for an increase in base rates for electric service with the Missouri Public Service Commission (MoPSC). If approved, it would mark the first electric rate increase for AmerenUE in almost 20 years. (Photo: http://www.newsc... 
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07/05/06AmerenUE 'Be Cool' Program Provides 420 Air Conditioners to Qualified Residential Customers in Missouri
ST. LOUIS, July 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its "Be Cool" Air Conditioner Program, AmerenUE, with SAM'S CLUB, today donated 420 window unit air conditioners to six social service agencies and one health department in Ameren's Missouri service territory. Agency partners will distribute the air conditioners to qualifying AmerenUE customers. Those partners are the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis and Better Family Life in St. Louis; the Samaritan Center of Jefferson ... 
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06/27/06Ameren Community Development Corporation Names Vitilas 'Veto' Reid to Board of Directors; Two Other Board Members Reappointed
ST. LOUIS, June 27, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- The Ameren Community Development Corporation (Ameren CDC) is pleased to announce that Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt has appointed Vitilas "Veto" Reid to the AmerenCDC board of directors. Reid replaces board member David Weis, whose three-year term has expired. Reid, the former Postmaster for the city of St. Charles, served the U.S. Postal Service for 50 years before his retirement in 2001. He was the first African-Ame... 
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06/27/06Ameren Offers Tips for Keeping Cool
ST. LOUIS, June 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren's energy experts are concerned about the costs of keeping cool and have a number of tips for cost-effectively keeping cool this summer. Today 72 percent of American homes have air conditioners, with about 8 million new air conditioners sold in the United States annually. Air conditioners also lead to high energy costs, unless you are alert to these energy facts: To cool your house efficiently, your air conditioner needs to b... 
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06/19/06Ameren Enters Alliance Agreement for Technology Exchange With Hitachi Power Systems America, Ltd.
ST. LOUIS, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Speaking at an Edison Electric Institute conference, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Gary Rainwater announced that Ameren has entered into a unique alliance agreement with Hitachi Power Systems America, Ltd. The agreement will allow both companies to benefit from technology exchange in the areas of air quality control and efficient power generation. Under the 1990 Clean Air Act, Ameren compa... 
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06/15/06Ameren Illinois Electric Utility Companies File Cost Deferral and Special Financing Proposal to Help Residential Customers Manage Expected Higher Energy Costs
DECATUR/PEORIA/SPRINGFIELD, Ill., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- To help customers better manage expected post-2006 power cost increases, Ameren's Illinois electric utilities today announced a cost deferral and special financing proposal that would allow the utilities - AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS and AmerenIP - to phase in expected electricity price increases. This new plan will help residential customers by reducing the initial impact of expected electric price increases. At the s... 
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06/13/06Ameren Illinois Utilities Prepared for Summer Demand; Offer Consumers Ways to Cut Energy Costs
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., June 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren's Illinois utilities today announced they are ready to meet anticipated customer demand for electric energy this summer, while continuing to improve the reliability and capacity of their system. "The Ameren Illinois utilities have adequate power supplies and the transmission and distribution capacity to provide reliable, safe electricity service to our customers throughout 2006," says Ameren Illinois President Scott Cisel... 
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06/13/06AmerenUE's $2.5 Billion Infrastructure Investment Readies Utility for Summer Demand
ST. LOUIS, June 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE officials today announced the company is prepared to meet customer demand this summer, thanks to $2.5 billion invested in critical infrastructure since 2002. Officials with AmerenUE, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), say that the company has sufficient resources -- both transmission and generation -- in place to meet the demand of its 1.2 million Missouri customers and to fulfill its 15 percent reserve margin requi... 
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06/01/06AmerenUE, Missouri Public Service Commission Launch Second Dollar More Clean Slate --- $1 Million Program to Clear Off Past Due Bills
ST. LOUIS, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE today launched a $1 million initiative to allow AmerenUE Missouri electric and natural gas customers to eliminate past due bills and get a fresh start in handling their utility payments. The new program does not replace AmerenUE's Dollar More. Eligible to participate in this one-time program -- as long as funds are available -- are customers who are: -- AmerenUE Medical Equipment Registry low income customers. -- Amere... 
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06/01/06AmerenUE and U.S. Green Building Council-St. Louis Regional Chapter Partner in Grant Program
$120,000 in grant money to advance LEED Green Building Rating System(R) ST. LOUIS, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE announced today that it has partnered with the U.S. Green Building Council-St. Louis Regional Chapter (USGBC-STL) in launching the LEED Incentive Grant Program. The $120,000 program will accelerate green building practices, energy conservation and environmental performance in the St. Louis Region. LEED is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, the ... 
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05/31/06Ameren Adds Customer Outage Information to Web Site
Innovative Online Service Offers Outage Cause, Status and Other Information ST. LOUIS, May 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that it has now added access to customer-specific power outage information to its Web site, www.ameren.com. The new feature-which builds on Ameren's real-time outage map, added to the site in March 2005-allows customers to view their own outage history, outage status and, when possible, restoration time. Among... 
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05/26/06AmerenUE Encourages Tourists to Experience Areas of the Black River Near Lesterville, Mo.; Reminds Visitors Johnson's Shut-Ins Will Open, but Be Closed to Water Activities
ST. LOUIS, May 26, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- AmerenUE reminds tourists that swimming and other water activities are still allowed in most areas of the Black River. Only the portion of the East Fork of the Black River within Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park is closed to water activities due to safety considerations. To promote tourism and encourage visitors to experience other recreational areas of the Black River, AmerenUE has placed full-page advertisements in ... 
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05/11/06AmerenUE's Rush Island Plant Celebrates 30 Years of Reliable, Low-Cost Energy
ST. LOUIS, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE's Rush Island Power Plant will celebrate 30 years of providing safe, reliable, low-cost power this weekend with an open house and day of celebration for Rush Island employees, retirees and their families. The festivities will include plant tours, a magic show, live music, "Raptor Awareness" demonstrations by the World Bird Sanctuary, a fire truck and ambulance display and much more. Also in attendance will be Ameren's "safety sp... 
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05/04/06Ameren Announces First Quarter 2006 Earnings
Narrows 2006 Earnings Guidance ST. LOUIS, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced first quarter 2006 net income of $70 million, or 34 cents per basic and diluted share, compared to net income of $121 million, or 62 cents per basic and diluted share, in the first quarter of 2005. "Despite solid operations, our first quarter 2006 earnings fell short of the strong earnings we achieved last year," said Gary L. Rainwater, ch... 
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05/04/06Warner Baxter, Ameren Executive Vice President and CFO, to Present at Goldman Sachs 6th Annual Power & Utility Conference
ST. LOUIS, May 4, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Warner L. Baxter, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will participate in two separate panel discussions at the Goldman Sachs 6th Annual Power & Utility Conference, May 11-12. The conference and panels address critical topics for the utility industry. Live Webcasts of each panel discussion will be available through links in the Investors area of Ameren's Web site, http:... 
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05/03/06Warner Baxter, Ameren Executive Vice President and CFO, to Present at American Gas Association Financial Forum - NOTE CORRECTED TIME
ST. LOUIS, May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner L. Baxter, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will speak Monday, May 8, 2006, at 2:00 p.m. (Central Time) at the American Gas Association Financial Forum. Note: Start time was incorrectly listed previously as 1:00 p.m. (Central Time). Baxter will present an overview of Ameren's business strategy and financial performance. Ameren's presentation will be available on a live audio W... 
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05/02/06Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, May 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable June 30, 2006, to shareholders of record on June 7, 2006. Separately, the boards of Ameren's utility operating subsidiaries have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock. The Central Illinois Light Company (Am... 
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05/01/06Warner Baxter, Ameren Executive Vice President and CFO, to Present at American Gas Association Financial Forum
ST. LOUIS, May 1, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Warner L. Baxter, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will speak Monday, May 8, 2006, at 1:00 p.m. (Central Time) at the American Gas Association Financial Forum. Baxter will present an overview of Ameren's business strategy and financial performance. Ameren's presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Central) via a link on... 
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04/21/06Ameren to Hold Conference Call on 1st Quarter 2006 Earnings
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 21, 2006--Gary L. Rainwater, Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Warner L. Baxter, Ameren executive vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss 1st quarter 2006 earnings and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Thursday, May 4, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern time (9:00 a.m. Central time). The Webcast of the call and Ameren's presentation slides will ... 
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04/18/06First Class of Building Operator Certification Training Students Completes AmerenUE-Funded Program
ST. LOUIS, April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE today said that 40 students have completed the first level of the Building Operator Certification Training Program, a nationally recognized program that teaches facility managers energy conservation techniques and efficient lighting fundamentals. AmerenUE announced last fall that it was contributing $300,000 to initiate the program in Missouri. AmerenUE's support will help 210 applicants attend 80 hours of classroom training and project... 
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04/07/06AmerenUE Releases Consultant's Report on Taum Sauk Failure
Company Creates Dam Safety Program, Establishes Quality Assurance Team ST. LOUIS, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that its utility subsidiary AmerenUE is acting decisively to respond to a report from an independent expert the company commissioned to examine the cause of the Dec. 14, 2005 breach of AmerenUE's Taum Sauk Plant Upper Reservoir. The report is an analysis of the root cause and contributing factors behind the failure and was filed... 
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04/05/06New Features Enhance Web Site Launched to Help Businesses Operating Near Johnson's Shut-Ins, Taum Sauk Restoration Area
ST. LOUIS, April 5, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- AmerenUE has added a range of new features to the special Web site the company established to help the businesses operating near the Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park. The Web site promotes the many recreational attractions, restaurants, gift shops and other businesses unaffected by flooding from the Dec. 14 breach of the AmerenUE Taum Sauk Plant upper reservoir. The newly enhanced site, http://www.experienceblackriver.com , no... 
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04/03/06AmerenUE Closes on Acquisition of Two Illinois Combustion Turbine Generating Facilities from Aquila, Inc.
ST. LOUIS, April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE--a utility company subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE)--announced that effective March 31 the company completed the purchase of two combustion turbine generating facilities --- the 510-megawatt Goose Creek facility, in Piatt County, Ill., and the 340-megawatt Raccoon Creek facility, in Clay County, Ill. -- from subsidiaries of Aquila, Inc. In December 2005, AmerenUE announced the company had reached agreements to pur... 
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04/03/06Ameren Vice President and Controller to Address Berenson & Co. Midwest Utility Seminar
ST. LOUIS, April 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Martin J. Lyons, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) vice president and controller, will present an overview of Ameren at the Berenson & Co. and Wall St. Access Midwest Utility Seminar in Chicago, Ill., Wednesday, April 5. Lyons' presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Central time via a link on the Investors section of Ameren's Web site, http://www.ameren.com . It will be available for replay at ... 
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03/31/06AmerenUE to Immediately Suspend Implementation of New Shoreline Management Plan's Restriction on Docks, Returning to Previous Permit Guidelines
LAKE OZARK, Mo., March 31, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- AmerenUE has agreed to re- evaluate the provisions of the proposed Shoreline Management Plan restrictions on dock placement at Lake of the Ozarks. AmerenUE will continue to review proposals for docks as they always have under their pre-existing Shoreline Management Program and guidelines. These changes are in response to public comments received during meetings held by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff ... 
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03/29/06AmerenUE Closes on Acquisition of Missouri Combustion Turbine Generating Facility from NRG Energy, Inc.
ST. LOUIS, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE -- a utility company subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) -- today announced it has completed the purchase of the 640-megawatt Audrain combustion turbine generating facility located near Vandalia, Mo., from affiliates of NRG Energy, Inc. In December 2005, AmerenUE announced the company had reached an agreement to purchase the combustion turbine generating facility from NRG for $115 million. Approvals necessary for the purchase ... 
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03/21/06AmerenUE Proposes to Implement Safety Stabilization Plan at Its Taum Sauk Plant
ST. LOUIS, March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- As required by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, AmerenUE has developed a work plan for safely stabilizing the upper reservoir at its Taum Sauk Plant near Lesterville, MO. The FERC has instructed AmerenUE to proceed with its Safety Stabilization Plan. In response, AmerenUE filed a request with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources for a permit to implement the plan. The plan specifies the work necessary to safely stabilize the... 
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03/14/06AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS, AmerenUE Call Centers Receives National Recognition; Among Only Select Few Utilities in the Nation to Earn This Honor
ST. LOUIS, JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., SPRINGFIELD, Ill., and PEORIA, Ill., March 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The renowned global marketing information firm known for surveys of customer satisfaction -- J.D. Power and Associates -- has certified four Ameren company customer contact centers for providing "An Outstanding Customer Service Experience." Ameren utility companies are among a select few electric or gas utility companies in the nation to receive this certificat... 
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03/09/06AmerenUE's Labadie Plant Completes First Full Year With 'Zero' Accidents
ST. LOUIS, March 9, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Management of AmerenUE's Labadie Plant announced today that the plant's 292 employees completed a full year without a workplace-related accident in 2005 -- an important milestone in Ameren's goal of having "zero unsafe acts" at its facilities. Employees celebrated their accomplishment recently during an all-plant meeting. Significantly, the record comes as the plant just completed its most productive year ever -- generat... 
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03/01/06Applications Now Available for Next Cycle of Ameren Community Development Corporation Grants
ST. LOUIS, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the Ameren Community Development Corporation (AmerenCDC) announced today that applications are now available for the first 2006 cycle of AmerenCDC grants. The AmerenCDC funds projects that promote economic development and job growth in AmerenUE's electric service territory in Missouri. To date, the AmerenCDC has awarded $5.7 million of the total $9 million in funding available for projects. Individuals and groups can... 
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02/27/06Fifteen Missouri Schools Receive SMART Board(TM) Interactive Whiteboards Through Ameren 'Power Up' Education Program
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. and ST. LOUIS, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE recently awarded SMART Board(TM) interactive whiteboards to 15 schools in Missouri under Ameren Corporation's "Power Up" program that brings technology and support to classrooms and teachers. This program will not be offered in 2006. In 2005, Ameren donated more than 200 of the devices -- with a total value of $600,000 -- to K-12 classrooms throughout the Ameren companies' service areas in Missouri and Illinois. ... 
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02/27/06Twenty-Four Missouri Schools Receive Solar Hydrogen Fuel Cell Energy Systems Through Ameren 'Power Up' Education Program
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. and ST. LOUIS, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE recently awarded self-contained solar hydrogen fuel cell energy systems to 24 schools in Missouri under Ameren Corporation's "Power Up" program that brings technology and support to classrooms and teachers. This is the final year for the program; no more kits will be distributed. In 2005, Ameren donated 105 fuel cell kits, totaling $150,000, to teachers throughout Ameren's service areas in Missouri and Illinois. H... 
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02/23/06Ameren CFO to Address First Annual Citigroup Power, Gas and Utilities Conference
ST. LOUIS, Feb 23, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Warner L. Baxter, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will participate in three separate panel discussions at the First Annual Citigroup Power, Gas and Utilities Conference, March 2-3. The conference and panels address critical topics for the utility industry. Live Webcasts of each panel discussion will be available through links in the Investors area of Ameren's Web... 
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02/14/06Ameren Announces 2005 Earnings
Reaffirms 2006 Earnings Guidance ST. LOUIS, Mo., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced 2005 net income, including a charge for the cumulative effect of a change in accounting principle, of $606 million, or $3.02 per share, compared to net income of $530 million, or $2.84 per share, in 2004. Ameren recorded net income, including a charge for the cumulative effect of a change in accounting principle, of $20 million, or 10... 
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02/06/06AmerenUE Creates Special Web Site to Update Public on Johnson's Shut-Ins, Taum Sauk Area Restoration Work
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE has created a special Web site to help the public stay up-to-date on the restoration of Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park and other areas affected by the Dec. 14 failure of the Taum Sauk Hydroelectric Plant's upper reservoir. The Web site can be accessed directly at http://www.ameren.com/taumsauk . Featured on the site is a link titled "Community Bulletin Board," with announcements of public meetings and other communications; photos of the... 
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02/03/06Ameren to Hold Conference Call on 2005 Year End Earnings
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 3, 2006--Gary L. Rainwater, Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Warner L. Baxter, Ameren senior vice president and chief financial officer, will discuss 2005 year-end earnings and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The Webcast of the call and Ameren's presentation slides will be ava... 
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02/02/06AmerenUE Claims Personnel Set Up Local Office to Help Area Businesses
LESTERVILLE, Mo., Feb 02, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- AmerenUE has established a claims process for businesses that may be affected by the failure of the AmerenUE Taum Sauk Hydroelectric Plant's upper reservoir. The process is the result of a Jan. 30 meeting with area business leaders operating in Reynolds County, Mo., near the plant. "Although area businesses have not been physically damaged and are fully functioning and open for business, we realize they may face pote... 
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01/25/06AmerenUE Begins Adding Alums to Remove Suspended Clay From Black River
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE today began using flocculates -- alums and a buffering agent that cause suspended particles to settle out of water -- to remove suspended clay from the Taum Sauk lower reservoir. This is a major step toward clearing the muddy appearance of the lower reservoir and water releases into the East Fork of the Black River. Today's activities are part of an implementation plan the Missouri Department of Natural Resources approved Jan. 20, after ... 
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01/19/06AmerenUE Cites Significant Differences between Sept. 25 Wave Action at Taum Sauk Upper Reservoir and Dec. 14 Overtopping/Flooding Incident
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation Chief Operating Officer Thomas R. Voss announced that the company submitted a report today with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission indicating that water spilled from the upper reservoir of Taum Sauk Plant on Sept. 25 was the result of wave action due to high winds from Hurricane Rita and slightly elevated reservoir levels. This incident was not the result of plant operators pumping water over the top of the reservoir, as has ... 
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01/17/06Ameren Announces 2006 Earnings Guidance
Updates 2005 Earnings Guidance ST. LOUIS, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today updated its 2005 earnings guidance and announced its expectations for earnings in 2006. The company expects its 2005 earnings, before the adoption of a new accounting standard, to be in the range of $3.05 to $3.15 per share, within its previous guidance range of $3.00 to $3.20. Ameren's guidance for 2005 is subject to completion of year-end reporting ... 
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01/11/06Ameren to Hold Conference Call on 2006 Earnings Guidance
ST. LOUIS, Jan 11, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Gary L. Rainwater, Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Warner L. Baxter, Ameren chief financial officer, will discuss 2006 earnings guidance and other matters related to the company in a conference call with financial analysts on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Central Time). The Webcast of the call and Ameren's presentation slides will be available on Ameren's Web site at w... 
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12/27/05Ameren Illinois Utilities File Rate Proposals with Illinois Commerce Commission
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation's (NYSE: AEE) Illinois-based companies, doing business as AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS and AmerenIP, today submitted filings to the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) requesting approval for three separate electricity delivery service rate increases totaling approximately $200 million. Those increases would not take effect until January 2007. The companies expect a ruling from the ICC by mid-November 2006. The delivery... 
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12/15/05AmerenUE Claims Personnel Set Up Local Office to Help Victims of Flooding
LESTERVILLE, Mo., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE Claims personnel have set up a local office in Room 52 of the Shepherd Mountain Inn (phone 573-546- 7418) at 1321 North Highway 21, Ironton. Anyone needing to report damages related to the flooding near AmerenUE's Taum Sauk Hydroelectric Plant, located near Lesterville in Reynolds County, Mo., can visit that office. In addition, Claims personnel representing AmerenUE will be going door-to-door throughout the area visiting homes and fa... 
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12/14/05AmerenUE Committed to Helping Victims of Flooding
LESTERVILLE, Mo., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone who suffered problems due to the flooding at AmerenUE's Taum Sauk Hydroelectric Plant, located near Lesterville in Reynolds County, Mo., should call AmerenUE Community Relations Manager Otie Cowan at 314-554-4740 or dial 1-800-552-7583 ext 44740. "Ameren is concerned about the community in and around the plant and wants to be as responsive as possible to their needs," says Ameren Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Gary R... 
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12/14/05Ameren Media Conference Call Announcement
Ameren Corporation will conduct a conference call at 3:30 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday, Dec. 14. Ameren Chairman, President and CEO Gary L. Rainwater will discuss the situation at Taum Sauk Plant, where flooding occurred this morning. Also on the call will be Executive Vice President Thomas R. Voss, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Warner L. Baxter and Senior Vice President Energy Delivery Services David A. Whiteley. The hour-long call will include a 45-minut... 
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12/12/05Ameren Corporation Names Timothy E. Herrmann Engineering Vice President, Nuclear
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) has named Timothy E. Herrmann vice president, Engineering, Nuclear, at the AmerenUE Callaway Nuclear Plant. He reports to Ameren Corporation Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer Chuck Naslund. In his new position, Herrmann assumes responsibility for nuclear regulatory affairs, plant engineering and design/projects. Herrmann joined AmerenUE in 1981 as an assistant engineer in the... 
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12/05/05AmerenUE Announces Refinancing
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is offering $260 million of 5.40% senior secured notes due 2016. The transaction is expected to close on Dec. 8, 2005. AmerenUE intends to use the net offering proceeds of approximately $257.3 million to repay outstanding short-term debt. The lead underwriters for the offering are Barclays Capital Inc., BNY Capital Markets, Inc., and J.P. Morgan Securities Inc... 
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11/21/05Callaway Nuclear Plant Returns to Service Following Refueling and Maintenance; Sets World Record for Steam Generator Replacement
FULTON, Mo., Nov 21, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- AmerenUE's Callaway Nuclear Plant, located near Fulton, Mo., has returned to service after shutting down Sept. 17 for refueling, maintenance and major equipment upgrades. The plant began generating electricity again at 1:31 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19. The outage duration of 63 days and 13 hours set a new world record for the shortest time it took to conduct an outage that included replacement of four steam generator... 
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11/09/05AmerenUE Funds Program to Encourage Replacing Inefficient Refrigerators With New, Efficient Units
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE customers who reside in the city of St. Louis, St. Louis County, St. Charles County, Jefferson City and Cape Girardeau can receive a $50 rebate by replacing an old refrigerator with an ENERGY STAR(R) labeled unit. For the second year, AmerenUE is contributing $400,000 to a Residential and Commercial Energy Efficiency Fund, which offers electric residential customers in those areas rebates for giving up old units when they purchase energy-... 
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11/01/05Ameren Reports Third Quarter 2005 Earnings
Reaffirms 2005 Earnings Guidance ST. LOUIS, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced third quarter 2005 net income of $280 million, or $1.37 per share, compared to third quarter 2004 net income of $232 million, or $1.20 per share. Net income for the first nine months of 2005 was $586 million, or $2.94 per share, compared to $447 million, or $2.44 per share, in the first nine months of 2004. "Significantly warmer summer... 
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11/01/05Ameren Companies Offer $10 to Salvation Army for Every Direct Pay Sign-Up
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation and Ameren Chairman, President and CEO Gary Rainwater today announced that for every customer of Ameren utility companies - AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS, AmerenIP, and AmerenUE - who signs up for direct pay, the company will give $10 to The Salvation Army. For the customer who signs up for the Ameren Direct Pay Program between Nov. 1 and Jan. 31, the payment will go to The Salvation Army unit in the area where the customer lives. ... 
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10/27/05Ameren Alerts Customers About November Increase in Natural Gas Rates
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct 27, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- A continuing rise in the wholesale price of natural gas means that Ameren's Illinois natural gas customers will pay more for natural gas beginning on Nov. 1. It is anticipated the average Ameren Illinois residential customer will pay about $20 more for natural gas for the month of November, 2005 as compared to November of 2004, assuming normal temperatures. The increase for customers will be higher if tempe... 
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10/24/05Ameren 3rd Quarter Earnings Conference Call
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 24, 2005--Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss third quarter results on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9 a.m. Central Time). This call is being webcast by Thomson/CCBN and can be accessed at Ameren's Web site at www.ameren.com. The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can lis... 
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10/24/05AmerenUE Works With State Government to Help Missourians With Heating Costs, Encourages Customers to Move to Budget Billing to Counter High Gas Bills
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE has joined the Office of Governor Matt Blunt, the Missouri Public Service Commission and other Missouri electric and natural gas utility companies in an initiative to help Missourians cope with the high heating costs expected this winter. At Gov. Blunt's request, AmerenUE has agreed to waive all reconnection fees and suspend deposit requirements for Missouri customers receiving Low- Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) or Utilic... 
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10/14/05Ameren Corporation Names Bill Prebil Vice President, Regional Operations
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) has named Bill J. Prebil vice president, Regional Operations. In his new position, he is responsible for the performance of Ameren's Illinois natural gas and electric distribution operations and field-related services in three of Ameren's seven Illinois divisions. Prebil was previously employed by Central Illinois Light Company (CILCO, now doing business as AmerenCILCO) in progressively responsible position... 
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10/14/05Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Dec. 30, 2005, to shareholders of record on Dec. 7, 2005. Separately, the boards of Ameren's utility operating subsidiaries have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock. The Central Illinois Light Company (... 
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09/26/05International Group Declares AmerenUE's Taum Sauk Plant an Engineering 'Milestone' -- AmerenUE Donates $1,000 to Local School
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) today presented AmerenUE's Taum Sauk pumped- storage hydroelectric plant its prestigious "Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing" award. At a special ceremony at the Taum Sauk Plant in Reynolds County, Mo., AmerenUE also announced a gift of $1,000 to Lesterville R-4 School. The school serves the area surrounding the plant. The IEEE award acknowledges Taum Sauk for its ma... 
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09/20/05Ameren CFO to Address Merrill Lynch Global Power & Gas Leaders Conference
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner L. Baxter, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will speak Wednesday, Sept. 28, at 7:45 a.m. (EDT) at the Merrill Lynch Global Power & Gas Leaders Conference in New York City. Ameren's presentation slides and a live audio Webcast will be available at 7:45 a.m. via the following link: http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/ml/powergas05/22201212.cfm . The live Webcast will also be ava... 
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09/16/05Save Money and Energy With the Twist of Energy Efficient Bulbs
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Saving money and energy this year can be as simple as the twist of an ENERGY STAR(R)-qualified compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL). It's a quick and easy solution to lowering utility bills in addition to saving energy and protecting the environment. From Sept. 15 through Dec. 31, 2005, AmerenUE and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources are encouraging Missouri residents to "Change the World" one light bulb, one step at a time by replacing t... 
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09/08/05Illinois Commerce Commission, Ameren Join Forces to Supply Diesel Generators to Get the Energy Flowing in Hurricane-Ravaged Louisiana and Mississippi
PEORIA, Ill., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Illinois Commerce Commission Chairman Edward Hurley today joined Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) in announcing that the company is supplying eight diesel engine generators to help get the energy flowing in hurricane-ravaged Louisiana and Mississippi. "This is a great joint effort that represents part of a multi-million dollar commitment from Ameren and its employees to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina," says Hurley. "We salute Amer... 
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09/08/05AmerenUE Helps Fund Building Operator Certification Training on Energy Conservation Techniques and Systems Plus Indoor Air Quality and Environmental Health and Safety Regulations
ST. LOUIS and JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE today announced that the company is contributing $300,000 to initiate in Missouri the nationally recognized Building Operator Certification Training Program. Over the next two years, AmerenUE's support will also help 210 applicants attend 80 hours of classroom training and project work on building systems operations and maintenance to earn their Building Operator Certification (BOC). This training provides an overvi... 
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09/02/05More Than 300 Ameren Employee and Contract Line Workers Join Hurricane Katrina Power Restoration Efforts
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- More than 300 Ameren employee and contract workers have been sent or have been deployed to help power restoration efforts in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, which this week brought devastation and terrifying floods to the South. The Ameren crews will be working on behalf of New Orleans-based Entergy, which serves electric customers in Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas and Texas. Of the total, 130 are from Ameren's employee ranks and approxi... 
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09/01/05Ameren Matches Employee Gifts for Hurricane Relief Efforts
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today the company is creating a matching gift program for employee contributions to help victims of Hurricane Katrina, which this week brought devastation and terrifying floods to the South. The company will match one-for-one contributions made by Ameren employees from Sept. 2, 2005, to Oct. 17, 2005, to the United Way, Salvation Army and Catholic Charities. "Our employees have been touched by the s... 
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08/30/05Ameren CFO to Address Lehman Brothers 2005 CEO Energy/Power Conference
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner L. Baxter, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will speak Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 4:25 p.m. (EDT) at the Lehman Brothers 2005 CEO Energy/Power Conference in New York City. Ameren's presentation slides and a live audio Webcast will be available via a link on the Investors/Presentations section of Ameren's Web site, http://www.ameren.com . The live broadcast will begin at 4:25 p.m., and... 
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08/29/05Ameren Gives $900,000 in Education Grants to Bring Fuel Cells, Interactive Whiteboards and Funds to Classrooms and Teachers
Mo., Aug 29, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced the addition of fuel cell kits to its line-up of education programs. The second 2005 application period for Ameren Power Up grants opens Sept. 1 and continues through Oct. 15. During that time teachers can apply on-line for the three educational programs, valued annually at $900,000. For all grant programs, educators must be affiliated with schools that are electric and/or natural gas ... 
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08/26/05Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Sept. 30, 2005, to shareholders of record on Sept. 8, 2005. Separately, the boards of Ameren's utility operating subsidiaries have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock. The Central Illinois Light Company... 
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08/01/05Applications Now Available for Second Cycle of Ameren Community Development Corporation Grants -- New Board Members Announced
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of the Ameren Community Development Corporation (AmerenCDC) announced today that applications are now available for the second cycle of 2005 AmerenCDC grants. In addition, the board is pleased to announce that Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt has appointed two new members to the AmerenCDC board. The new members replace board members whose three-year terms have expired. The two new board members are: -- Susan ... 
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07/28/05Ameren Reports Second Quarter 2005 Earnings
Increases 2005 Earnings Guidance ST. LOUIS, July 28, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced second quarter 2005 net income of $185 million, or 93 cents per share, compared to second quarter 2004 net income of $118 million, or 65 cents per share. Net income for the first six months of 2005 was $306 million, or $1.55 per share, compared to $215 million, or $1.20 per share, in the first half of 2004. Ameren also announced today that it e... 
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07/18/05AmerenUE Announces Refinancing
ST. LOUIS, July 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is offering $300 million of 5.30% senior secured notes due 2037. The transaction is expected to close on July 21, 2005. AmerenUE intends to use the net offering proceeds of approximately $296.1 million to repay outstanding short-term debt. The lead underwriters for the offering are Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Lehman Brothers Inc. This press release s... 
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07/18/05Ameren 2nd Quarter Earnings Conference Call
ST. LOUIS, July 18, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss second quarter results on Thursday, July 28, 2004, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9 a.m. Central Time). This call is being webcast by Thomson/CCBN and can be accessed at Ameren's Web site at http://www.ameren.com . The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network to both institutional and individual investors. I... 
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06/10/05Ameren Announces Vice Presidents for Nuclear Power Plant, for Federal Regulatory and Legislative Affairs
ST. LOUIS, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gary L. Rainwater, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today two vice presidents have been elected. Adam C. Heflin will join the AmerenUE Callaway Nuclear Plant as site vice president, reporting to Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer Charles D. Naslund. Heflin joins AmerenUE after serving as Unit 2 plant manager at Arkansas Nuclear One (ANO-2), owned by Entergy Corporati... 
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06/08/05Ameren CFO to Address Deutsche Bank 2005 Power Conference
ST. LOUIS, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner L. Baxter, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) executive vice president and chief financial officer, will speak Tuesday, June 14, at 9:45 a.m. (EDT) at the Deutsche Bank 2005 Power Conference in New York City. Baxter will present an overview of Ameren's business strategy. Ameren's presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 9:45 a.m. to 10:15 p.m. (EDT) via a link on the Investors/Presentations section of Ameren's W... 
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06/07/05Ameren Introduces Outage Maps on Web Site -- Allows Customers to View, Pay Bills Electronically
ST. LOUIS, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation announced today that it has now added a real-time outage map on its Web site, http://www.ameren.com . In addition, customers can now "opt out" of receiving the traditional paper bill and pay their bill electronically. "These new online services are just the latest in a series of new features we have added to our Web site to make it easier for people to do business with us," said Richard Mark, senior vice president, Missouri ... 
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06/06/05Attention Media! Want to Know Where the Power Is Out?
Attend a Media Conference Call and Web Cast--10 a.m. Central, June 7, to Find Out! Ameren Corporation has added a real-time, 24 X 7 outage map to its Web site, www.ameren.com -- and you can learn all about it at a media only conference call, 10:00 a.m., June 7. On the call will be Ameren Senior Vice President, Missouri Energy Delivery Richard Mark and Ameren officials to demonstrate the new feature. Mark will also demonstrate another exciti... 
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05/19/05New Natural Gas Delivery Rates to Increase AmerenIP Revenue By $11.3 Million Annually
Change in Base Rates is First in More Than Decade; Brings Modest Increase for Consumers DECATUR, Ill., May 19, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that the Illinois Commerce Commission on May 17 granted Ameren subsidiary Illinois Power Company -- operating as AmerenIP -- authority to increase its natural gas delivery rates by approximately $11.3 million annually. The change will result in a modest increase in most customers' bills. ... 
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05/18/05AmerenUE, State and Federal Government Agencies Strike Settlement Agreement Over Relicensing Osage Plant, Bagnell Dam
ST. LOUIS, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE and key state and federal government agencies announced today a settlement agreement leading to the relicensing of Bagnell Dam and AmerenUE's Osage Hydroelectric Power Plant. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) must approve the settlement, which has been signed by the company and by the U.S. Department of Interior, representing Fish and Wildlife Services and the National Parks Service; the Missouri Department of Conserv... 
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05/12/05Ameren Corporation Announces Settlement Rate for Equity Security Units
ST. LOUIS, May 12, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today the settlement rate for the purchase contracts that form a part of its outstanding 9.75% Adjustable Conversion-Rate Equity Security Units (NYSE: AEE_PrE). Holders of equity security units will receive 0.5364 shares of Ameren common stock for each purchase contract and cash in lieu of fractional shares. The settlement rate is based upon the average of the closing price per share of ... 
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05/04/05Ameren Offers Safety Advice for Children, Parents and Teachers
ST. LOUIS, May 4, 2005 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Outdoor activities are increasing with the return of warmer weather, making it a good time for parents to warn their children about dangers posed by electrical power lines and equipment. Ameren Corporation and their safety mascot, Louie the Lightning Bug(R), remind parents that electricity is a safe, reliable and economical source of energy when used properly. However, electricity can cause serious injuries or even death when safety ru... 
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05/02/05Ameren Announces Transfer of AmerenUE Illinois Electric and Gas Utility Businesses to AmerenCIPS, Two Illinois Generating Units to AmerenUE
ST. LOUIS, May 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that its subsidiary -- AmerenUE -- has transferred certain of its Illinois electric distribution and transmission assets and natural gas distribution assets, along with related personnel to another subsidiary -- Springfield, Ill.-based AmerenCIPS. The utility asset transfer at net book value of approximately $138 million takes effect today. In addition, to meet current generation capacity needs... 
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04/28/05Ameren Reports First Quarter 2005 Earnings
Reaffirms 2005 Earnings Guidance ST. LOUIS, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced first quarter 2005 net income of $121 million, or 62 cents per share, compared to first quarter 2004 net income of $97 million, or 55 cents per share. "We are off to a solid start in 2005," said Gary L. Rainwater, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Ameren Corporation. "Our net earnings in the first quarter of 2005 benefited from higher p... 
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04/26/05Boeing Executive James C. Johnson Elected, 11 Directors Re-Elected to Ameren Board
ST. LOUIS, April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shareholders of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today elected James Clarence Johnson, vice president, corporate secretary and assistant general counsel of The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA), to the Ameren Corporation Board of Directors. Re-elected to membership on Ameren's board were 11 other business leaders: Susan S. Elliott, chairman and co-chief executive officer of Systems Service Enterprises, Inc.; Gayle P. W. Jackson, Ph.D, president of... 
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04/26/05Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable June 30, 2005, to shareholders of record on June 8, 2005. Separately, the boards of Ameren's utility operating subsidiaries have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock. The Central Illinois Light Company ... 
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04/25/05Ameren CEO, Gary Rainwater, and CFO, Warner Baxter, to Present at American Gas Association Financial Forum
ST. LOUIS, April 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gary L. Rainwater, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) chairman, chief executive officer and president, and Warner L. Baxter, Ameren executive vice president and chief financial officer, will speak Monday, May 2, at 1:55 p.m. (EDT) at the American Gas Association Financial Forum. Rainwater and Baxter will present an overview of Ameren's business strategy and financial performance. Ameren's presentation will be available on a live audio ... 
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04/22/05AmerenUE Set to Serve as Noranda Aluminum's Long-Term Electricity Supplier Through First-of-Its-Kind Arrangement
ST. LOUIS, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE -- Missouri's largest electric company has received all regulatory approvals that will allow the company to deliver electricity to Noranda Aluminum, Inc., the state's largest consumer of electricity. AmerenUE has presented its notice of intent to serve Noranda, with service to begin on June 1. In October 2004, AmerenUE announced that through a first-of-its-kind agreement, Noranda Aluminum, Inc. had chosen the utility company as ... 
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04/20/05Ameren 1st Quarter 2005 Earnings
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 20, 2005--Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) will hold a conference call to discuss first quarter 2005 results on Thursday, April 28, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9 a.m. Central Time). This call is being webcast by Thomson/CCBN and can be accessed at Ameren's Web site at www.ameren.com. The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can liste... 
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04/11/05Ameren VP and Controller to Speak at Williams Capital Group/Berenson & Co. Midwest Utilities Seminar
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 11, 2005--Martin J. Lyons, Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) vice president and controller, will speak Tuesday, April 12, at 12:30 p.m. (EDT) at the Williams Capital Group/Berenson & Co. Midwest Utilities Seminar. Lyons plans to present an overview of Ameren's business strategy and financial performance. His presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EDT) via a link on the Investors/Presentations section of Amer... 
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04/07/05Ameren Power Up --- $900,000 in Education Programs Brings Technology, Support to Classrooms, Teachers
ST. LOUIS, JEFFERSON CITY, SPRINGFIELD and DECATUR, Ill., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) this month established programs valued at $900,000 to promote quality education by offering innovative new teaching tools and technologies plus flexible, direct Power Up grants to teachers for a range of classroom needs. "These programs came in response to survey results from Ameren customers who said they care most about improving education," says Gary L. Rainwater, Amer... 
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04/07/05Ameren Community Development Corporation Announces First-Round Grant Recipients
ST. LOUIS, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of the Ameren Community Development Corporation (AmerenCDC) announced today that it has awarded the initial $2.7 million of a total $9 million in funding for projects that create or retain nearly 2,300 jobs in Missouri, both directly and indirectly. The 12 successful projects are all located within AmerenUE's 20,000-square-mile Missouri service territory, in compliance with the program's requirements. They represent a divers... 
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03/15/05Applications Now Available for Next Cycle of Ameren Community Development Company Grants
ST. LOUIS, March 15, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The board of directors of the Ameren Community Development Corporation (AmerenCDC) announced today that applications are now available for the 2005 AmerenCDC grants. The AmerenCDC funds projects that promote economic development and job growth in AmerenUE's electric service territory in Missouri. In the first grant cycle, completed in fall 2004, the AmerenCDC awarded $2.7 million of the total $9 million in funding available... 
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03/09/05Ameren to Present Details of Auction Proposal to Illinois House of Representatives Electric Utilities Oversight Committee
ST. LOUIS, March 9, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Executives representing the Illinois-based operating companies of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) will speak to legislators at the Illinois House of Representatives Electric Utilities Oversight Committee hearings this morning in Springfield, IL. Those hearings begin at 9 a.m. (Central Time). This session is one of a series conducted by the committee to review the transition of Illinois electric utilities to fully competitive... 
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02/28/05Ameren Illinois Operating Companies File Request for Auction Process for Buying Future Power Supply
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren's Illinois operating utilities -- AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS and AmerenIP -- today filed a request asking the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) to evaluate and approve a highly transparent, competitive approach for supplying electricity after 2006 to these companies' more than one million Illinois electric customers. Jan. 1, 2007 will mark the expiration of long-term power supply contracts that resulted from the late-1997 initial intr... 
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02/14/05Ameren Corporation Announces Remarketing of Notes Underlying Equity Security Units
ST. LOUIS, Feb 14, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that it has remarketed at a price of 100.9628% an aggregate principal amount of $345 million of its Notes due May 15, 2007 (the "Notes"), which formed part of its outstanding 9.75% Adjustable Conversion-Rate Equity Security Units. As a result of the remarketing, the annual interest rate on the Notes, payable on and after Feb. 15, 2005, through the maturity of the Notes, beginning Ma... 
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02/11/05Nationally Respected Energy Advisor/Consultant Elected to Ameren Board of Directors
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that Dr. Gayle P. W. Jackson, nationally respected advisor and consultant to energy firms, has been elected to the Ameren board. Dr. Jackson is president of Energy Global Inc., a consulting firm that specializes in corporate development, diversification and government relations strategies for energy companies. From 2002 to 2004, she served as managing director, FE C... 
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02/11/05Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable March 31, 2005, to shareholders of record on March 9, 2005. Separately, the boards of Ameren's operating subsidiaries have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of the subsidiaries' preferred stock. The Central Illinois Light Company (Ameren... 
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02/08/05Ameren Reports 2004 Earnings
Announces 2005 Earnings Guidance ST. LOUIS, Feb 08, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced 2004 net income of $530 million, or $2.84 per share basic and diluted, compared to net income of $524 million, or $3.25 per share basic and diluted, in 2003. Ameren recorded net income of $83 million, or 42 cents per share basic and diluted, for the fourth quarter of 2004, compared to $38 million, or 24 cents per share basic and diluted, for the four... 
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01/31/05Ameren Year-End and 4th Quarter 2004 Earnings
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2005--Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) will hold a conference call to discuss fourth quarter and year-end 2004 results on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9 a.m. Central Time). This call is being webcast by Thomson/CCBN and can be accessed at Ameren's Web site at www.ameren.com. The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors ... 
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01/06/05Ameren Matches Employee Gifts for Earthquake, Tsunami Relief Efforts
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today the company is creating a matching gift program for employee contributions to help victims of the Dec. 26 earthquake and tsunami. The company will match one-for-one contributions made by Ameren employees from Dec. 26, 2004, to Jan. 31, 2005, to the American Red Cross, CARE and UNICEF. "Our employees have encouraged the company to create this program. Many of them are active volunteers and contributors ... 
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12/30/04Ameren Corporation Announces Results of Voluntary Separation Opportunity
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced the outcome of a voluntary separation opportunity offered in November 2004 to certain employees of Illinois Power Company, now operating as AmerenIP. Of the approximately 950 employees eligible for the separation offer, 255 indicated their acceptance. AmerenIP management employees and a certain percentage of employees who are members of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 130... 
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12/27/04Ameren Announces Promotion of First Female Senior Vice President
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gary L. Rainwater, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that Donna K. Martin, now vice president of Human Resources, has been named senior vice president and chief human resources officer (CHRO), effective Feb. 1, 2005. Martin's appointment marks the first time a woman has been named to a senior vice president position in the corporation's history. Also beginning Feb. 1, 2005... 
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12/22/04Ameren Pledges $1 Million to University of Missouri-Columbia College of Engineering
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gary L. Rainwater, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), today announced that Ameren has pledged $1 million to the University of Missouri- Columbia College of Engineering. "As a Missouri-based corporation with century-old roots in this state, we are committed to strengthening educational opportunities for Missouri's residents," says Rainwater. "Our goal is to help create a well-educated, exper... 
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12/15/04President and CEO of Anheuser-Busch Elected to Ameren Board of Directors
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that Patrick T. Stokes, the president and chief executive officer of Anheuser-Busch Cos., Inc., has been elected to the Ameren board. "We are extremely pleased to welcome Patrick Stokes -- an outstanding business leader -- to our board," says Gary L. Rainwater, Ameren chairman, president and chief executive officer. "Patrick Stokes brings a depth of experience and e... 
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12/13/04Ameren Announces Promotion of Chief Operating Officer, AmerenUE Senior Vice President and Head of the Missouri Energy Delivery Operation, and Senior Vice President for Nuclear Operations
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gary L. Rainwater, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that Senior Vice President-Generation Thomas R. Voss has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer of Ameren Corporation. Voss, long a member of the Ameren senior management team, has directed generation operations since 2003 and for more than 30 years served in Energy Delivery, leading that organizat... 
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12/06/04Ameren's Online Account Access Program Passes 100,000 Customer Mark
eCustomer Program Provides Speed, Convenience ST. LOUIS, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced this week that 100,000 customers have now enrolled in an Internet-based program that allows customers to manage their accounts online, 24 X 7 -- eCustomer. First implemented in February 2003, eCustomer gives 2.2 million of Ameren's Missouri and Illinois customers the ability to get billing and usage history information, make payments, establish payment opti... 
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11/23/04Illinois Power Company Announces Results of Cash Tender Offer for Its Mortgage Bonds, 11.50% Series Due 2010
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Illinois Power Company, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) doing business as AmerenIP, announced today the results of its cash tender offer for its Mortgage Bonds, 11.50% Series due 2010 ("Bonds") that was announced on Oct. 15, 2004. AmerenIP has accepted for purchase approximately $350,970,000 aggregate principal amount of its Bonds, which represents 98.17% of the $357,500,000 aggregate principal amount of its Bonds that remains out... 
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11/18/04Illinois Power Company Announces Pricing of Cash Tender Offer for Its Mortgage Bonds, 11.50% Series Due 2010
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Illinois Power Company, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) doing business as AmerenIP, announced today the pricing of its cash tender offer for its Mortgage Bonds, 11.50% Series due 2010 ("Bonds") that was announced on Oct. 15, 2004. Separately, an aggregate principal amount of $192,500,000 of Bonds was redeemed by AmerenIP on Nov. 15, 2004. AmerenIP is offering to purchase for cash any and all of its outstanding Bonds that w... 
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11/09/04Ameren CFO to Speak at Banc of America Securities Conference
ST. LOUIS, Nov 9, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Warner L. Baxter, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), will speak Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 10:00 a.m. (CST) at the Banc of America Securities Energy and Power Conference in Las Vegas, Nev. Baxter plans to present an overview of Ameren's business strategy and financial performance. His presentation will be available on a live audio Web cast from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (EST) via a ... 
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11/03/04Ameren Corporation Announces Voluntary Separation Opportunity
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that the company is offering a voluntary separation opportunity to certain groups of AmerenIP employees. Eligible employees are members of the full-time, regular management ranks of Illinois Power Company, now operating as AmerenIP, and a certain percentage of the members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1306, also employees of AmerenIP. Local 1306 represented membe... 
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10/29/04Noranda Aluminum Selects AmerenUE as Its Electricity Supplier Through First-of-Its-Kind Agreement
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE announced today that through a first-of-its-kind agreement, Noranda Aluminum, Inc. has chosen the utility company as the electricity supplier for its plant at New Madrid, Mo. AmerenUE is a subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) The two companies signed a letter of intent outlining the terms of a multi-year agreement to supply Noranda's primary aluminum smelter in Southeast Missouri. The agreement is slated t... 
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10/22/04Ameren Reports Third Quarter 2004 Earnings
Narrows 2004 Earnings Guidance ST. LOUIS, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced third quarter 2004 net income of $232 million, or $1.20 per share, compared to third quarter 2003 net income of $275 million, or $1.70 per share. Net income in the third quarter of 2003 included an after- tax gain of $31 million, or 19 cents per share, related to the settlement of a dispute over certain coal mine reclamation issues with a supplier. Excluding t... 
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10/18/04Ameren 3rd Quarter Earnings Conference Call
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 18, 2004--Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss third quarter results on Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9 a.m. Central Time). This call is being webcast by Thomson/CCBN and can be accessed at Ameren's Web site at www.ameren.com. The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can lis... 
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10/18/04Ameren CEO, CFO to Present at EEI Conference
ST. LOUIS, Oct 18, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gary Rainwater and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Warner Baxter will give an analyst presentation on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004 at the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) 39th Annual Financial Conference. The presentation will be at 12:45 p.m. Eastern Time (11:45 a.m. Central Time, 9:45 a.m. Pacific Time). This presentation is being webcast by Thomson/... 
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10/08/04Ameren Announces Promotion of Illinois Energy Delivery, Fuels Services, Energy Marketing and Generation Executives
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gary L. Rainwater, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that Energy Delivery Vice President for Illinois Operations Scott A. Cisel has been promoted to the business line title of president of Illinois Energy Delivery. Cisel also becomes president of AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS and AmerenIP -- the company's Illinois-based utility subsidiaries. Hu reports to David A. Whiteley, senior ... 
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10/01/04Ameren Names Officer in Charge of AmerenIP Operations
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that Shawn Schukar, 43, has been named the top operating officer at AmerenIP -- with the title of vice president, Energy Delivery Operations. Based in Decatur, Ill., he will report to Scott A. Cisel, 50, vice president, Illinois Operations, Ameren Service Company, and vice president and chief operating officer for AmerenCILCO. Cisel also became a vice president of AmerenIP. Cisel reports to Ameren... 
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10/01/04Ameren Completes Purchase of Illinois Power Company
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that the company has completed the acquisition of Decatur, Ill.-based Illinois Power Company (IP) from Dynegy Inc. (NYSE: DYN) with Sept. 30 as the effective date. IP -- now doing business as AmerenIP -- serves approximately 600,000 electric and 415,000 natural gas customers over 15,000 square miles in Illinois. In a transaction valued at approximately $2.3 billion, Ameren assumed approximate... 
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09/28/04Securities and Exchange Commission Approves Ameren's Proposed Acquisition of Illinois Power
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that the Securities and Exchange Commission has approved its proposed acquisition of Decatur, Ill.-based Illinois Power Company (IP) from Dynegy Inc. (NYSE: DYN) under the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935. IP serves approximately 600,000 electric and 415,000 natural gas customers over 15,000 square miles in Illinois. The Illinois Commerce Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory... 
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09/22/04Ameren Receives Illinois Commerce Commission Approval to Acquire Illinois Power Company
ST. LOUIS and SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Sep 22, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that the company has received Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) approval of its application to acquire the Decatur, Ill.-based Illinois Power Company (IP) from Dynegy Inc. (NYSE: DYN). IP serves approximately 600,000 electric and 415,000 natural gas customers over 15,000 square miles in Illinois. "We are very pleased with the ICC's timely approval of this... 
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09/20/04AmerenUE Announces Refinancing
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is offering $300 million of 5.10% senior secured notes due Oct. 1, 2019. The transaction is expected to close on Sept. 23, 2004. AmerenUE intends to use the net offering proceeds of approximately $297.4 million to repay outstanding short-term debt, including short-term debt incurred to pay at maturity $188,000,000 principal amount of 6.875% first mortgage bonds ... 
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09/08/04Ameren Reaches Agreement in Illinois Commerce Commission Case Involving Illinois Power Acquisition
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that parties participating in its case pending before the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) for the approval of Ameren's proposed acquisition of Illinois Power Company have resolved all issues raised in the proceeding. The terms of the resolution of these issues are consistent, in all material respects, with Ameren's expectations at the time it entered into the proposed acquisition of Illinois Pow... 
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09/01/04Ameren CFO to Speak at Lehman Brothers 2004 CEO Energy/Power Conference
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 1, 2004--Warner L. Baxter, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE), will speak Wednesday, Sept. 8, at 9:45 a.m. (EDT) at the Lehman Brothers 2004 CEO Energy/Power Conference. Baxter plans to present an overview of Ameren's business strategy and financial performance. His presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 9:45 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. (EDT) via a link on the Investors/Presentations secti... 
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09/01/04Ameren Corporation Announces Retirement of Senior Vice President/Chief Nuclear Officer, Board Announces Successor; Other Executives Assume New Positions
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gary L. Rainwater, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Nuclear Officer Garry L. Randolph, 55, will retire effective Dec. 31, 2004. He will continue to act as chief nuclear officer until that date. In addition, Randolph will provide consulting services to the company in 2005. Rainwater also announced that effective today -- Sept. 1, Charles... 
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08/27/04Ameren Corporation Announces Election of Officers, Names Head of Illinois Energy Delivery Operations
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gary L. Rainwater, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE),announced today the election of two officers and changes of responsibility for others. These changes take effect Sept. 1. David J. Schepers, 50, has been elected vice president, Energy Delivery Technical Services, where he has served as general manager since 2003. Schepers joined the company in 1974. He will report to Ameren Senior V... 
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08/27/04Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 27, 2004---The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Sept. 30, 2004, to shareholders of record Sept. 9, 2004. Separately, boards of Ameren's operating companies have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of preferred stock. The Union Electric Company (AmerenUE) preferred stock dividend is payable Feb. 15, 2005, to sh... 
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07/29/04Ameren Reports Second Quarter 2004 Earnings
Financial Tables Updates 2004 Earnings Guidance ST. LOUIS, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced second quarter 2004 net income of $118 million, or 65 cents per share, compared to second quarter 2003 net income of $110 million, or 68 cents per share. Net income for the first six months of 2004 was $215 million, or $1.20 per share, compared to $211 million, or $1.32 per share, in the first half of 2003. Net... 
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07/28/04Ameren Receives Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Approval to Acquire Illinois Power, Transfer Generation Units to Regulated Company
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) received Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approval of its application to acquire Illinois Power Company (IP) and a 20% interest in Electric Energy, Inc. (EEI) from Dynegy Inc. (NYSE: DYN) and approval of the transfer of two generating plants from a non rate-regulated entity to a rate- regulated entity. These actions were taken at the FERC's July 28 agenda session. Ameren announced on Feb.... 
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07/19/04Ameren 2nd Quarter Earnings Conference Call
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 19, 2004--Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss second quarter results on Thursday, July 29, 2004, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9 a.m. Central Time). This call is being webcast by Thomson/CCBN and can be accessed at Ameren's Web site at www.ameren.com. The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson StreetEvents Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can ... 
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07/01/04Ameren Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering
ST. LOUIS, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that it has priced an offering of 10 million shares of common stock pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement and has granted the underwriters an option with respect to the offering to purchase up to an additional 925,000 shares of common stock. The common stock was priced at $42.00 per share, which represents a $0.96 discount to the closing price of Ameren common stock on the New York S... 
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06/30/04Ameren Announces Intention to Sell Common Stock
ST. LOUIS, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today its plan to offer 9.5 million shares of common stock, subject to market conditions, and to grant the underwriters an option with respect to the offering to purchase an additional 1,425,000 shares of common stock. Ameren expects to use the net proceeds from the issuance of the common stock, along with proceeds from its February 2004 issuance of common stock, to pay the cash portion of the purchase p... 
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06/16/04Ameren Community Development Corporation Finalizes Application Materials, Procedures
ST. LOUIS, Jun 16, 2004 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The board of directors of the Ameren Community Development Corporation (AmerenCDC) announced today that applications are now available for an initial $2.7 million of the total $9 million in funding earmarked for projects that promote economic development and job growth. The projects must be located within AmerenUE's Missouri service territory. Applications are available to individuals and groups by visiting the "Ameren Community Devel... 
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06/11/04Ameren CFO to Speak at Deutsche Bank Electric Power Conference
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 11, 2004--Warner L. Baxter, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE), will speak Wednesday, June 16, at 8:00 a.m. (EDT) at the Deutsche Bank Electric Power Conference in New York. Baxter plans to present an overview of Ameren's business strategy and financial performance. His presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 8:00 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. (EDT) via a link on the Investors/Presentations sec... 
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05/03/04AmerenUE Completes Purchase of Aquila's Missouri Eastern Gas System
ST. LOUIS, May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE has completed its purchase of the natural gas distribution facilities of Aquila, Inc. in east-central Missouri. Aquila's 4,200 customers in Rolla, Salem and Owensville became customers of AmerenUE, effective May 1. Besides the transfer of customers, the transaction also involves about 164 miles of natural gas distribution mains, plus trucks and other equipment necessary to operate the system. The locally-based Aquila employees ser... 
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05/03/04Ameren Joins Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator (Midwest ISO) Through GridAmerica
ST. LOUIS, May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that two of its operating subsidiaries, AmerenUE and AmerenCIPS, on Saturday transferred functional control of their transmission systems to the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator Inc. (Midwest ISO). This action moves operation of more than 5,000 circuit miles of high- voltage power lines into a Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) and complies with requirements imposed on Ame... 
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04/30/04Ameren CEO and CFO To Speak at 2004 American Gas Association Financial Forum
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 30, 2004--Gary L. Rainwater, chairman and chief executive officer, Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE), and Warner L. Baxter, executive vice president and CFO, will speak Monday, May 3, at 3:15 p.m. (EDT) at the American Gas Association 2004 Financial Forum in Bonita Springs, Fla. Rainwater and Baxter plan to present an overview of Ameren's business strategy and financial performance. Their presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 3:15 ... 
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04/29/04Ameren Reports First Quarter 2004 Earnings
Financial Tables Reaffirms 2004 Earnings Guidance ST. LOUIS, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced first quarter 2004 net income of $97 million, or 55 cents per share, compared to first quarter 2003 net income of $101 million, or 63 cents per share. Net income in the first three months of last year included an after-tax gain of $18 million, or 11 cents per share, due to the adoption of a new accounting st... 
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04/20/04Missouri Public Service Commission Approves AmerenUE's Purchase of Aquila's Missouri Eastern Gas System; Preparations Are Underway to Ensure Smooth Transition
ST. LOUIS, Apr 20, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Final preparations are underway to transfer the natural gas distribution facilities and customers of Aquila, Inc. (NYSE: ILA) in east-central Missouri to AmerenUE, following today's approval of the transaction by the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC). A subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), AmerenUE is Missouri's largest electric utility and third largest distributor of natural gas. The PSC de... 
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04/15/04Ameren Corporation: First Quarter 2004 Earnings Conference Call
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 15, 2004--Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) will hold its conference call to discuss 2004 first quarter and year-end earnings on Thursday, April 29, 2004, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9 a.m. Central Time). This call is being webcast by CCBN and can be accessed at Ameren's web site at www.ameren.com. The webcast is also being distributed over CCBN's Investor Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual i... 
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04/07/04Ameren Corporation Files Shelf Registration Statement
ST. LOUIS, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that it has filed a "shelf" registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) seeking to register under the Securities Act of 1933 offers and sales of various types of securities, including senior or subordinated debt securities, trust preferred securities, common stock, stock purchase contracts and stock purchase units, from time to time, up to an aggregate offeri... 
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03/31/04Ameren Files Securities and Exchange Commission Application to Acquire Illinois Power Company, After Filing With Federal Antitrust and Federal Communications Authorities Earlier This Week
ST. LOUIS, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today filed its request for Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) review and approval of its acquisition from Dynegy Inc. (NYSE: DYN) of the stock of Decatur, Ill.-based Illinois Power Company (IP). Ameren announced on Feb. 3 the proposed $2.3 billion transaction, which includes Dynegy's 20 percent interest in Electric Energy, Inc., owner of a Joppa, Ill., coal-fired power plant, and a firm capacity power... 
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03/25/04Ameren Files Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Application to Acquire Illinois Power Company, Confirming Move Into Midwest Independent System Operator
ST. LOUIS, March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today filed its request for Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) review and approval of its acquisition from Dynegy Inc. (NYSE: DYN) of the stock of Decatur, Ill.-based Illinois Power Company (IP) and Dynegy's 20 percent interest in Electric Energy, Inc, owner of a Joppa, Ill., coal-fired power plant. Ameren announced on Feb. 3 the proposed $2.3 billion transaction. The parties also submitted to FER... 
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03/24/04Ameren Files Illinois Commerce Commission Application to Acquire Illinois Power Company, Committing to Infrastructure Upgrades, Limited Employee Reductions and Strong Community Support
ST. LOUIS, March 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today filed its request for expedited Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) review and approval of its agreement to acquire the stock of Decatur, Ill.-based Illinois Power Company (IP) from Dynegy Inc. (NYSE: DYN). Ameren has requested that the ICC issue a final order by Sept. 15, 2004. Ameren announced on Feb. 3 the $2.3 billion transaction, which includes Dynegy's 20 percent interest in Electric Energy, Inc,... 
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03/01/04AmerenUE Launches Web-Based Energy Efficiency Program
ST. LOUIS, March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE today launched a Web-based energy efficiency program -- Energy Savings Toolkit -- to allow Missouri electric and natural gas customers to log on to www.ameren.com and move through a simple process to determine the factors behind specific bill differences on a month-to-month comparison. These factors could be the weather, new appliances or just the number of days in the billing cycle that would make up differences in a customer's ... 
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02/13/04Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 13, 2004---The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable March 31, 2004, to stockholders of record March 10, 2004. Separately, boards of Ameren's operating companies have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of preferred stock. The Union Electric Company (AmerenUE) preferred stock dividend is payab... 
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02/10/04Ameren Reports 2003 Earnings
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced 2003 net income of $524 million, or $3.25 per share ($3.25 diluted), compared to net income of $382 million, or $2.61 per share ($2.60 diluted), in 2002. Ameren recorded net income of $38 million, or 24 cents per share (24 cents diluted), for the fourth quarter of 2003, compared to a net loss of $32 million, or 20 cents per share (20 cents diluted), for the fourth quarter of 2002. Net income... 
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02/03/04Ameren Corporation 2003 Year End and Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 3, 2004--Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) will hold its conference call to discuss 2003 fourth quarter and year-end earnings on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9 a.m. Central Time). This call is being webcast by CCBN and can be accessed at Ameren's web site at www.ameren.com. The webcast is also being distributed over CCBN's Investor Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can ... 
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02/03/04Media Briefing in Decatur on the Announcement That Ameren Has Reached Agreement to Purchase Illinois Power Company
WHO: Sen. Frank C. Watson (R-51st District); The Honorable Paul Osborne, mayor of Decatur; State Representative Robert F. Flider (D-101st District) Representing Ameren Corporation: Senior Vice President-Energy Delivery David Whiteley; Senior Vice President-General Counsel Steve Sullivan; Vice President-Government Affairs Richard Mark Representing Dynegy: B... 
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02/03/04Ameren Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering
ST. LOUIS, Feb 3, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that it has priced an offering of 19,063,181 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $45.90 per share pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement. The common stock is expected to be issued on Friday, Feb. 6, 2004. Ameren anticipates using the net proceeds from this offering of its common stock to provide funds required to pay the cash portion of the purchas... 
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02/03/04Ameren Corporation: Transaction Conference Call and Webcast Announcement
Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) will conduct a conference call at 11:00 a.m. Central Time on Tuesday, Feb. 3. Ameren Chairman and CEO Gary L. Rainwater and Ameren Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Warner L. Baxter will discuss the signing of the company's definitive agreement to purchase Illinois Power Company from Dynegy Inc. To participate, please dial the following number beginning at 10:50 a.m. CENTRAL TIME. 1-800-388-8975 ... 
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02/03/04Ameren Reaches Agreement to Purchase Illinois Power Company, Updates Earnings Per Share Guidance
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to purchase the stock of Decatur, Ill.-based Illinois Power Company and a 20 percent interest in Electric Energy, Inc. (EEI) from Dynegy Inc. (NYSE: DYN). In a transaction valued at $2.3 billion, Ameren will assume approximately $1.8 billion in Illinois Power (IP) debt and preferred stock, and pay the balance in cash at closing. However, Ameren will place ... 
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12/10/03AmerenUE Enters Into Settlement Regarding Missouri Natural Gas Delivery Rates
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that its utility subsidiary, AmerenUE, has entered into a settlement with the Staff of the Missouri Public Service Commission (MoPSC), the Office of Public Counsel and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MoDNR) to implement new natural gas delivery rates. The settlement is subject to review and approval by the MoPSC. If approved, the settlement and subsequent order would result in a... 
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12/05/03Ameren Enters Into Exclusive Negotiations for the Acquisition of Illinois Power From Dynegy Inc.
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that the company is in exclusive discussions with Dynegy Inc. (NYSE: DYN) on the possible acquisition by Ameren of Decatur, Il.-based Illinois Power Company. There can be no assurance that these discussions will lead to an agreement or that any such agreement would be completed. Illinois Power is an electric and natural gas distribution and transmission utility serving 590,000 electric and 415... 
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11/19/03Holden Announces Formation of Ameren Community Development Corporation
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Gov. Bob Holden today joined Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) Chairman Steve Gaw, former chairman and current commissioner, Kelvin Simmons, and AmerenUE senior management in announcing the creation of a board of directors and the structure for the Ameren Community Development Corporation (CDC). With a total of $9 million in funding provided in increments through 2006, this not-for-profit organization will be dedicated to addressing critical ... 
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10/28/03AmerenCILCO, AmerenCIPS and AmerenUE Offer Debit Card Payment, Recurring Charge Card Payments in a Portfolio of Online Customer Services
ST. LOUIS, Mo., SPRINGFIELD and PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire- FirstCall/ -- Customers of Ameren utility companies can now have recurring payments charged to their credit or debit cards. Customers can use MasterCard or Visa to pay their utility bills, and through a recurring payment plan, can have the full amount of the bill charged to their debit or credit cards automatically each month on the monthly due date. Customers can also pay those bills 24 hours a day, seven days... 
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10/24/03Ameren Reports Third Quarter 2003 Earnings
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced 2003 third quarter net income of $275 million, or $1.70 per share, compared to net income of $240 million, or $1.64 per share ($1.63 diluted), in the third quarter of 2002. Net income in the third quarter of 2003 included an after-tax gain of $31 million, or 19 cents per share, related to the settlement of a dispute over certain mine reclamation issues with a coal supplier. Excluding this item, th... 
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10/15/03Ameren Corporation Third Quarter 2003 Earnings Conference Call
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2003--Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) will hold an earnings conference call to discuss 2003 third quarter financial results and other matters related to the company at 9 a.m. Central Time, Friday, Oct. 24, 2003. The live webcast of the conference call will be accessible through Ameren's Web site at www.ameren.com. A playback of the call will be available two hours after the call on Oct. 24 through Oct. 31 by dialing 1-800-428-6051 and entering the ... 
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10/10/03Ameren Corporation Chairman, CEO Announces Retirement, Board Announces Successor, Elects Other Executives to New Positions
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Charles W. Mueller, chairman and chief executive officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), has announced that he will retire on Dec. 31, 2003, consistent with corporate by-laws. The Ameren Board of Directors announced today that Gary L. Rainwater, president and chief operating officer of the corporation, has been elected a member of the board, effective Oct. 10, 2003. Rainwater will succeed Mueller as chairman and chief executive officer on Ja... 
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10/10/03Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Dec. 31, 2003, to stockholders of record Dec. 10, 2003. Separately, boards of Ameren's operating companies have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of preferred stock. The Union Electric Company (AmerenUE) preferred stock dividend is... 
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10/10/03Chairman and CEO of SSE Elected to Ameren Board of Directors
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today the election of Susan S. Elliott, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of privately held St. Louis Information Technology firm, Systems Service Enterprises, Inc., (SSE). Ms. Elliott founded SSE in 1966 after serving for four years at Boatmen's National Bank -- now Bank of America, as coordinator of Leasing Operations. Before entering banking, she was a system... 
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10/06/03Purchase of Aquila's Missouri Eastern Gas System Would Bring Benefits To 4,200 Customers in or Near Rolla, Salem and Owensville
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that its Missouri-based utility company, AmerenUE, has agreed to acquire the gas distribution facilities of Aquila, Inc. (NYSE: ILA) located in east-central Missouri, bringing the benefits of a larger, contiguous gas system to 4,200 Rolla, Salem and Owensville, Mo., customers. "We expect to capitalize on the effectiveness of a larger gas system in Mid-Missouri-making the most of our expertise i... 
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10/03/03Ameren Announces Transfer of AmerenCILCO Power Plants to Non Rate-Regulated Generating Subsidiary
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced the transfer of AmerenCILCO electric generating facilities to the non rate-regulated company -- AmerenEnergy Resources Generating Company. The non rate-regulated company is a subsidiary of AmerenCILCO and was incorporated in Illinois in 2001 as Central Illinois Generation, Inc., in contemplation of this asset transfer. On Jan. 31, 2003, Ameren Corporation acquired CILCORP Inc. That acquisitio... 
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09/03/03Fortune 100 Agricultural Giant Archer Daniels Midland Company Selects AmerenEnergy Marketing As Its Energy Supplier
ST. LOUIS, Sep 3, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- AmerenEnergy Marketing, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that Archer Daniels Midland Company has awarded the power marketer a multi-year contract to supply the agricultural giant's Decatur, Ill., world headquarters. The facility is the nation's largest corn, soybean and bioproducts processing plant. The agreement, which provides up to 300 megawatts of power, allows ADM to leverage its on-site p... 
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07/30/03Ameren Reports Second Quarter 2003 Earnings
ST. LOUIS, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced 2003 second quarter net income of $110 million, or 68 cents per share, compared to net income of $115 million, or 80 cents per share, in the second quarter of 2002. Net income for the first six months of 2003 was $211 million, or $1.32 per share, compared to $174 million, or $1.22 per share, in the first half of 2002. The company recorded a net after- tax gain of $18 million, or 11 cents per share... 
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07/23/03Ameren Earnings Conference Call Announcement
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 23, 2003--Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) will hold an earnings conference call to discuss 2003 second quarter financial results and other matters related to the company at 10 a.m. Central Time, Wednesday, July 30, 2003. This call is being webcast by CCBN and can be accessed at Ameren's web site, www.ameren.com. The webcast is also being distributed over CCBN's Investor Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors. Indivi... 
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06/10/03Ameren COO Gary Rainwater To Speak at Electric Power Conference
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 10, 2003--Gary L. Rainwater, president and chief operating officer, Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE), and Martin J. Lyons, Ameren vice president and controller, will speak Wednesday, June 11 at 3:45 p.m. at Deutsche Bank's Electric Power Conference in New York City. Rainwater plans to present an overview of Ameren's business strategy and financial performance. His presentation will be available on a live audio Webcast from 3:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (EDT) a... 
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04/30/03Ameren Reports First Quarter 2003 Earnings
ST. LOUIS, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced 2003 first quarter net income of $101 million, or 63 cents per share, compared to net income of $59 million, or 42 cents per share, in the first quarter of 2002. The company recorded a net after-tax gain of $18 million, or 11 cents per share, in the first quarter of 2003, due to the adoption of a new accounting standard related to the recognition of asset retirement obligations. Excluding this it... 
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04/23/03Ameren Corporation Earnings Conference Call
ST. LOUIS, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 23, 2003--Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) will hold an earnings conference call to discuss 2003 first quarter financial results and other maters related to the company at 9 a.m. Central Time, Wednesday April 30, 2003. The live webcast of the conference call will be accessible through Ameren's Website at www.ameren.com or at CCBN's individual investor center at www.companyboardroom.com . The webcast will be archived on both websites for future on-... 
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04/22/03Caterpillar Group President Oberhelman Elected, 11 Directors Re-Elected to Ameren Board
ST. LOUIS, Apr 22, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Please disregard the press release that was sent earlier today and replace it with the following version: Shareholders of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today elected Douglas R. Oberhelman, group president of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), to the Ameren Corporation Board of Directors. Re-elected to membership on Ameren's board were 11 other business leaders: William E. Cornelius, retired chairman and chief executive office... 
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04/22/03Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable June 30, 2003, to stockholders of record June 11, 2003. Separately, boards of Ameren's operating companies have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of preferred stock. The Union Electric Company (AmerenUE) preferred stock dividend is pay... 
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04/22/03AmerenUE to Give $4 Million to Missouri Department of Natural Resources Weatherization Program to Help Low-Income Customers - Largest Private Contribution to the Program in Missouri's History
ST. LOUIS, April 22 /PRNewswire/ --AmerenUE today announced that the company is contributing $2 million of a total $4 million contribution to the Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program administered by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources Energy Center. The contribution is earmarked to help low-income AmerenUE Missouri electric residential customers reduce their bills by conserving energy. This ranks as the single largest private contribution ever made to this program in Mis... 
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04/07/03Caterpillar Group President Oberhelman Nominated to Ameren Board of Directors
PEORIA, Ill., and ST. LOUIS, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that Douglas R. Oberhelman, group president of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) was nominated for election to the Ameren Corporation Board of Directors. That election will take place at the Ameren annual meeting of shareholders April 22. He was also nominated for election to the boards of various Ameren subsidiaries, including the board of directors of AmerenCILCO-Ameren's Peori... 
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03/18/03AmerenUE Changes Start Date For Planned Outage At Callaway Nuclear Plant
FULTON, Mo., Mar 18, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- AmerenUE has rescheduled a planned maintenance outage at the Callaway Nuclear Plant, located near Fulton, Mo. The plant is now scheduled to begin shutting down March 21 -- one week earlier than originally planned. It is still expected to be out of service about a week. AmerenUE officials say they made the change to better coordinate this outage with scheduled maintenance outages at other Ameren power plants. As the company ... 
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03/14/03AmerenUE to Conduct Short Maintenance Outage at Callaway Nuclear Plant
FULTON, Mo., Mar 14, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- AmerenUE's Callaway Nuclear Plant, located near Fulton, Mo., will shut down March 31 for a short maintenance outage aimed at ensuring maximum reliability during the upcoming summer season. The plant is expected to be out of service about one week. The primary purpose of the outage is to repair minor leakage in a valve between the pressurizer -- a large tank that controls the pressure in the reactor coolant system -- and a c... 
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03/05/03Amerenue Announces Refinancing
Media Susan Gallagher (314) 554-2175 sgallagher@ameren.com Analysts Bruce Steinke bsteinke@ameren.com (314) 554-2574 Investors Investor Services invest@ameren.com St. Louis, Mo., March 5, 2003 ¾ AmerenUE, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is offering $184,000,000 of 5.50% senior secured notes due March 15, 2034. The transaction is expected to close on March 10, 2003. AmerenUE intends to use the net offeri... 
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02/14/03Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 14, 2003---The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable March 31, 2003, to stockholders of record March 12, 2003. Separately, boards of Ameren's operating companies have also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of preferred stock. The Union Electric preferred stock dividend is payable Aug. 15, 2003, to stockholders of ... 
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02/11/03Ameren Corporation Reports 2002 Earnings
ST. LOUIS, Feb 11, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via Comtex/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced 2002 net earnings of $382 million, or $2.61 per share ($2.60 diluted), compared to 2001 earnings of $469 million, or $3.41 per share ($3.40 diluted). Excluding unusual items, the company reported ongoing 2002 earnings of $440 million, or $3.01 per share ($3.00 diluted), compared to 2001 ongoing earnings of $476 million, or $3.46 per share ($3.45 diluted). The company's 2002 ongoing e... 
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02/05/03Ameren Corporation Earnings Conference Call
ST. LOUIS, Feb 5, 2003 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) will hold an earnings conference call to discuss 2002 year-end and fourth quarter financial results and other matters related to the company on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2003, at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time (10:30 a.m. Central Time). This call is being webcast by CCBN and is also being distributed over CCBN's Investor Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors can listen to the ca... 
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01/31/03Ameren Completes Purchase of CILCORP
ST. LOUIS, Mo., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that the company has acquired CILCORP Inc., from The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES). CILCORP is the parent company of Peoria, Ill.-based Central Illinois Light Co. (CILCO), which, beginning today, will operate as AmerenCILCO. In a transaction valued at approximately $1.4 billion, Ameren has assumed CILCORP debt and preferred stock of approximately $900 million and has pa... 
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01/31/03Ameren Names Two Officers to Serve as AmerenCILCO'S Top Management in Peoria
ST. LOUIS, Jan 31, 2003 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced two Peoria-based managers will be the top operating officers at AmerenCILCO: Scott A. Cisel, 49, vice president and chief operating officer for AmerenCILCO, and Robert G. Ferlmann, 41, vice president, AmerenCILCO Trading and Dispatch and Unregulated Sales. Ameren Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Charles W. Mueller will be chairman of AmerenCILCO, and Ameren President and Chief Op... 
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01/30/03Securities and Exchange Commission Approves Ameren's Proposed Acquisition Of CILCORP
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that the Securities and Exchange Commission has approved the proposed Ameren acquisition of CILCORP Inc. from The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) under the Public Utility Holding Company Act. No other regulatory approvals are required, but the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions. The U.S. Department of Justice has completed its review, conducted under the Har... 
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01/22/03Department of Justice Completes Review of Ameren's Proposed Acquisition Of CILCORP
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has completed its review of the proposed Ameren acquisition of CILCORP Inc. from The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES). The review, conducted under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act pertaining to the pending sale of CILCORP, began last summer. The completion of the review paves the way for the closing of the tran... 
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01/14/03Ameren Prices Common Stock Offering
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today it has completed the pricing of 5,500,000 shares of common stock and has granted the underwriters an option with respect to the offering to purchase up to an additional 825,000 shares of common stock. The common stock was priced at $40.50 per share, which represents a 20-cent discount to the closing price of Ameren common stock on the New York Stock Exchange on Jan. 14, 2003. ... 
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01/13/03Ameren Announces Intention to Sell Common Stock
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today its plan to offer 5 million shares of common stock, subject to market conditions, and to grant the underwriters an option with respect to the offering to purchase an additional 750,000 shares of common stock. Ameren expects to use the net proceeds from the issuance of the common stock to fund a portion of its pending acquisition of CILCORP Inc. and for general corporate purposes. ... 
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01/10/03Ameren Corporation Announces Outcome Of Voluntary Retirement Program
ST. LOUIS, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced the outcome of a voluntary retirement program that on Nov. 4, 2002, was offered to approximately 1,000 of Ameren's 7,400 current employees. Approximately 550 of the eligible employees accepted the offer. Eligible employees had to be age 50 and over, regular, full-time employees and have at least 10 years of service with the company. They included management employees and... 
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01/10/03Ameren Corporation Announces Outcome Of Voluntary Retirement Program
Contact: Investor: Media: Bruce Steinke Susan Gallagher (314) 554-2574 (314) 554-2175 ST. LOUIS, MO., Jan. 10, 2003—Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced the outcome of a voluntary retirement program that on Nov. 4, 2002, was offered to approximately 1,000 of Ameren's 7,400 current employees. Approximately 550 of the eligible employees accepted the offer. Eligible employees had to be age 50 and over, regular, full-time employees and have at least 10 years of ... 
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12/16/02Ameren Announces 2003 Earnings Guidance
Updates 2002 Guidance ST. LOUIS, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today updated its 2002 earnings guidance and announced its expectations for earnings in 2003. The company expects its 2002 ongoing earnings to be in the range of $3.00 to $3.10 per share, within its previous guidance range. For 2003, the company expects earnings will be in the range of $2.80 to $3.05 per share. The company's 2003 e... 
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12/13/02Ameren Announces Earnings Guidance Conference Call
ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 13, 2002--Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE), will conduct a conference call for financial analysts at 10 a.m. (Central Time) on Monday, Dec. 16, to discuss its 2002 and 2003 earnings guidance. The company expects to issue a news release before the market opens on Monday. Investors, the news media and the public may listen to a live Internet broadcast of the Ameren analyst call at www.ameren.com by clicking on "Live Webcast: 2003 Ameren Earnings... 
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11/04/02Ameren Corporation Announces Voluntary Retirement Program
ST. LOUIS, Nov 4, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced a voluntary retirement program that is being offered to approximately 1,000 of Ameren's 7,400 current employees. In addition, the company announced modifications to certain retiree medical benefit plans and a freeze on wage increases beginning in 2003 for all Ameren management employees. "We are focused on executing our core energy business strategy to produce and deliver reliable ... 
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10/18/02Ameren Corporation Reports Third Quarter Earnings
ST. LOUIS, Oct 18, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced third quarter 2002 earnings of $240 million, or $1.64 per share ($1.63 diluted), compared to third quarter 2001 earnings of $267 million, or $1.94 per share. Earnings for the first nine months of 2002 were $414 million, or $2.88 per share ($2.87 diluted), compared to $420 million, or $3.06 per share, in the first nine months of 2001. Earnings for the first nine months of 2001 include... 
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10/11/02Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
Investor: Media: Bruce Steinke Susan Gallagher (314) 554-2574 (314) 554-2175 St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 11, 2002---The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Dec. 31 2002, to stockholders of record Dec. 11, 2002. Separately, boards of Ameren's operating companies also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of preferred stock. The U... 
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10/02/02Ameren Corporation Announces Earnings Conference Call
ST. LOUIS, Oct 2, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss third quarter results and other matters on Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (10 a.m. Central Time). This call is being webcast by CCBN and can be accessed at Ameren's web site at www.ameren.com. The webcast is also being distributed over CCBN's Investor Distribution Network to both institutional and individual investors. Individual investors ca... 
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09/06/02Option to Purchase Additional Shares of Ameren Common Stock Exercised By Underwriters
ST. LOUIS, Sep 6, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today that the underwriters of Ameren's recently priced 7,000,000 share common stock offering exercised their option to purchase an additional 1,050,000 shares of common stock. The public offering price of each share of common stock being offered is $42.00 per share. Ameren expects to use the net proceeds from the issuance of the common stock to provide a portion of the funds required to... 
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09/05/02Ameren Prices Common Stock Offering
ST. LOUIS, Sep 5, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today it has completed the pricing of 7,000,000 shares of common stock and has granted the underwriters an option with respect to the offering to purchase an additional 1,050,000 shares of common stock. The common stock was priced at $42.00 per share, which represents a 20-cent discount to the closing price of Ameren common stock on the New York Stock Exchange on Sept. 4, 2002. Compared... 
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09/03/02Ameren Announces Intention to Sell Common Stock
ST. LOUIS, Sep 3, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today its plan to offer 6 million shares of common stock, subject to market conditions, and has granted the underwriters an option with respect to the offering to purchase an additional 900,000 shares of common stock. Ameren expects to use the net proceeds from the issuance of the common stock to fund a portion of its pending acquisition of CILCORP Inc. and for other general corporate purpo... 
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08/30/02AES and Ameren Receive DOJ Request For Additional Information Regarding Pending Sale of CILCORP
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) and The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) announced today that they have received from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) a Request for Additional Information (Second Request) under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act pertaining to the pending sale of CILCORP Inc. to Ameren. The waiting period applicable to the pending sale under the Hart-Scott- Rodino Antitrust Improvemen... 
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08/23/02Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Aug 23, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Sept. 30, 2002, to stockholders of record Sept. 11, 2002. Separately, boards of Ameren's operating companies also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of preferred stock. The Union Electric preferred stock dividend is payable Feb. 15, 2... 
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08/15/02AmerenUE Announces Refinancing
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmerenUE, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it is offering $173,000,000 of 5.25% senior secured notes due Sept. 1, 2012. The transaction is expected to close on Aug. 22, 2002. AmerenUE intends to use the net offering proceeds of approximately $171,400,000 to redeem prior to maturity $125,000,000 principal amount of outstanding 8.75% first mortgage bonds due Dec. 1, 2021, at a redemption price of... 
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08/14/02Ameren Corporation Files Quarterly Report And Related Certifications
ST. LOUIS, Aug 14, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that it had filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2002 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Charles W. Mueller, Ameren's chairman and chief executive officer, and Warner L. Baxter, Ameren's senior vice president and chief financial officer, by certification letter to the SEC, today affirmed the accuracy of Ameren's Form 10-K report for 20... 
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08/05/02Ameren Files Application With Securities and Exchange Commission for Approval To Acquire CILCORP
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug 5, 2002 -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today filed an application with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for approval to acquire CILCORP Inc. from The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES). Ameren is seeking expedited approval of the acquisition from the SEC. The transaction is subject to approval by the SEC under the Public Utility Holding Company Act. A law enacted in 1935, this act prohibits the acquisition of any electric or gas utility company through a ... 
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08/01/02Ameren Files Required Notices With Federal Antitrust Authorities to Acquire CILCORP
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug 1, 2002 -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today filed required notices with the federal antitrust authorities to acquire CILCORP Inc. from The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES). The acquisition is subject to the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act, in addition to approval from several other regulatory agencies. Pursuant to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, today's filings fulfill the companies' statutory obligation to... 
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07/25/02Ameren Corporation Reports Second Quarter Earnings
ST. LOUIS, Jul 25, 2002 -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced second quarter 2002 earnings of $135 million, or 94 cents per share, compared to second quarter 2001 earnings of $95 million, or 69 cents per share. Earnings for the first six months of 2002 were $194 million, or $1.36 per share, compared to $153 million, or $1.12 per share in the first half of 2001. In January 2001, the required adoption of a new accounting standard related to derivative financial instruments result... 
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07/25/02Missouri Public Service Commission Approves Settlement Reached in AmerenUE Electric Rate Case
ST. LOUIS, Jul 25, 2002 -- The Missouri Public Service Commission today unanimously approved a settlement reached in the electric rate case of AmerenUE, a utility subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE). On July 16, AmerenUE and all other parties participating in the electric rate case submitted the joint settlement to the Missouri Public Service Commission. The joint settlement includes a rate moratorium through June 30, 2006, the phase-in of $110 million in electric rate reducti... 
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07/22/02Ameren Corporation: Earnings Conference Call Announcement
ST. LOUIS, Jul 22, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) will conduct a conference call at 2 p.m. Central Standard Time on Thursday, July 25, 2002. Ameren President and COO Gary L. Rainwater and Senior Vice President-Finance Warner L. Baxter will discuss second-quarter financial results and other matters related to the company. Also on the call will be Ameren Controller Martin J. Lyons and Manager of Financial Communications and Investor Relations Bruce Steinke. A 45-mi... 
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07/19/02Ameren Files Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Application To Acquire CILCORP Committing To Significant Transmission Upgrades
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Jul 19, 2002 -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) committed to spending $18 million to upgrade the Midwest regional transmission system to improve reliability and provide better access to competitive markets in today's filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to acquire CILCORP, Inc. from The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES). The agreement to purchase CILCORP, the parent company of Peoria, Ill. based Central Illinois Light Co. (CILCO), was announced April 29. The... 
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07/16/02Settlement Reached in AmerenUE Electric Rate Case; New Alternative Rate Regulation Plan Proposed
ST. LOUIS, Jul 16, 2002 -- AmerenUE, a utility subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), and all other parties participating in its electric rate case, have submitted a joint settlement ("joint settlement") of its electric rate case to the Missouri Public Service Commission (MoPSC). The joint settlement includes a new alternative rate regulation plan incorporating a rate moratorium through June 30, 2006, the phase-in of $110 million in electric rate reductions, over $2 billion in crit... 
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07/12/02Missouri Public Service Commission Temporarily Suspends Public Hearings; Agreement In Principle On AmerenUE Missouri Electric Rate Case Reached
ST. LOUIS, Jul 12, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The regulatory law judge in AmerenUE's Missouri electric rate case today announced the suspension of public hearings that the Missouri Public Service Commission (MoPSC) convened July 11 in Jefferson City, Mo. These hearings were temporarily suspended until 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 16. Upon announcing this suspension, the regulatory law judge stated that the parties have reached "an agreement in principle" on the issues in the cas... 
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07/11/02AmerenUE, Other Parties Continue to Discuss Settlement of Regulatory Complaint Case Despite Scheduled Public Hearings
ST. LOUIS, Jul 11, 2002 -- AmerenUE, a utility subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), today announced that settlement discussions related to the Missouri electric earnings complaint case continue with all pertinent parties. And, while public hearings before the Missouri Public Service Commission (MoPSC) are scheduled to begin today (July 11) in Jefferson City, Mo., settlement discussions are expected to continue. On March 1 the MPSC staff filed a proposal to return AmerenUE to co... 
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07/01/02Youth Sports Teams to Benefit From Ameren Power Player Grant Program
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Jul 01, 2002 -- Ameren Corporation today announced the company will award $120,000 in Power Player grants to youth sports teams in cities served by Central Illinois Light Company (CILCO). Eligible teams in the more than 150 CILCO communities are invited to apply for the grants. The individual team grants of $300 may be applied to any team expense, such as league fees, uniforms, trophies and equipment. Noting that Ameren is seeking regulatory approval for its agreem... 
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06/21/02Ameren, FirstEnergy, Northern Indiana Public Service Sign Letter of Intent For Membership in The Midwest ISO, Propose Formation of GridAmerica -- An Independent Transmission Company; Name National ...
ST. LOUIS, June 21 -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) -- on behalf of its American Transmission Systems Incorporated subsidiary, Northern Indiana Public Service Co., a subsidiary of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), and National Grid (NYSE: NGG; LSE) on June 20 established terms for joining the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc. (MISO) through the companies' participation in an independent transmission company (ITC). The thr... 
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06/21/02Ameren, FirstEnergy, Northern Indiana Public Service Sign Letter of Intent For Membership in The Midwest ISO, Propose Formation of GridAmerica -- An Independent Transmission Company; Name National Grid as Managing Member
ST. LOUIS, Jun 21, 2002 -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) -- on behalf of its American Transmission Systems Incorporated subsidiary, Northern Indiana Public Service Co., a subsidiary of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), and National Grid (NYSE: NGG; LSE) on June 20 established terms for joining the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc. (MISO) through the companies' participation in an independent transmission company (ITC). The three Midwest utili... 
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06/19/02Ameren Illinois Commerce Commission Application to Acquire CILCORP
SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Jun 19, 2002 -- Commits to Low Rates, Community Involvement, Economic Development Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today will file with the Illinois Commerce Commission an application to acquire CILCORP, Inc., from The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES). In that filing, scheduled to be delivered to regulators today, Ameren pledges to enhance operations to improve CILCO's customer service, preserve existing low electric rates, support community and economic development and mai... 
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05/30/02AmerenEnergy Generating Announces Proposed Private Debt Placement
ST. LOUIS, May 30, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- AmerenEnergy Generating Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today that it proposes to offer $275,000,000 of Senior Notes with a maturity date of up to 30 years after issuance in a private placement exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933. AmerenEnergy Generating intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay outstanding short-term intercompany... 
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05/10/02AmerenUE Filing With Missouri Public Service Commission Proposes Incentive Rate Plan With Reduced Rates and Additional Customer Credits
ST. LOUIS, May 10, 2002 -- AmerenUE, a utility subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), today filed a proposed incentive regulation plan with the Missouri Public Service Commission that, if adopted, would offer AmerenUE's 1.2 million Missouri electric customers a minimum of $120 million in anticipated benefits over three years. These benefits would be in the form of an up-front rate reduction, performance dividends (i.e., credits to customers) paid on an accelerated basis, and funding... 
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04/29/02Ameren Reaches Agreement to Purchase CILCORP
ST. LOUIS, Apr 29, 2002 -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement for the purchase of CILCORP, Inc., from The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES). CILCORP is the parent company of Peoria-based Central Illinois Light Co. (CILCO). In a transaction valued at $1.4 billion, Ameren will assume CILCORP debt at closing and pay the balance in cash to purchase the common stock of CILCORP, along with certain other assets. The purchase includes CILCORP's natura... 
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04/29/02AES Reaches Agreement To Sell CILCORP To Ameren Corporation For $1.4 Billion
Arlington, Va., April 29, 2002 — The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) today announced an agreement with the Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) to sell 100 percent of its ownership interest in CILCORP, a utility holding company whose largest subsidiary is Central Illinois Light Company (CILCO), in a transaction valued at $1.4 billion including the assumption of $860 million of debt and preferred stock. The transaction also includes an agreement to sell AES Medina Valley Cogen, a 40 MW gas-fired coge... 
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04/22/02Ameren Corporation Reports First Quarter Earnings
ST. LOUIS, April 22 -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced first quarter 2002 earnings of $59 million, or 42 cents per share, compared to first quarter 2001 earnings of 43 cents per share. In 2001, the required adoption of a new accounting standard related to derivative financial instruments resulted in a one-time charge of 5 cents per share. All per share earnings are basic and diluted. "Our first quarter 2002 earnings were down compared to the year-ag... 
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04/16/02Ameren First Quarter Earnings, Annual Meeting, Conference Call and Webcast Announcement
ST. LOUIS, Apr 16, 2002 -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) will release its first quarter 2002 earnings on the morning of Monday, April 22, 2002. Ameren Senior Vice President-Finance Warner L. Baxter and President and COO Gary L. Rainwater, along with other members of the Ameren management team, will host a conference call with analysts at 1 p.m. Central Daylight Time on Monday, April 22. The conference call will be broadcast live and available for five days on the Internet at http://w... 
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04/01/0234-Year-Old AmerenUE Sioux Plant Unit Sets World Record
ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo., Apr 1, 2002 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- AmerenUE's Sioux Plant employees today capped an extraordinary 2001 that included exceeding the plant's all-time gross generation record of 5,960,000 megawatthours by grabbing the world title for continuous operation of a cyclone-fired supercritical boiler unit. Today, Unit 2 hit its 246th day of operation, beating all existing records for this type of boiler. Unit 2 went off-line today for a major overhaul -- a 56-day out... 
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03/01/02Ameren Expresses Disappointment In Missouri Public Service Commission Staff Recommendation
ST. LOUIS, Mar 1, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren management expressed disappointment over today's Missouri Public Service Commission Staff filing that, among other things, recommends a return to traditional ratemaking, arguing that the staff's proposal ignores the substantial benefits incentive regulation has brought Missourians. Although the company just received today's filing and management has not had sufficient time to study it in-depth, the company expressed conc... 
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02/27/02Ameren Corporation Prices Common Stock and Equity Security Units Offering
ST. LOUIS, Feb 27, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today it has completed the pricing of an aggregate of approximately $500 million of securities consisting of $300 million of adjustable conversion-rate equity security units and 5,000,000 shares of common stock and has granted the underwriters an option with respect to each offering to purchase an additional $45 million of equity security units and 750,000 shares of common stock, respectiv... 
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02/19/02Ameren Corporation Announces Intention to Sell Common Stock and Equity Security Units
ST. LOUIS, Feb 19, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) announced today plans to offer an aggregate of $500 million of securities, expected to consist of $300 million of equity security units and 5,000,000 shares of common stock. Both offerings, which will be concurrent, are subject to market conditions. The $25 adjustable conversion-rate equity security units consist of an Ameren Corporation senior unsecured note with a principal amount of $25 and a ... 
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02/08/02Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
ST. LOUIS, Feb 8, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable March 29, 2002, to stockholders of record March 11, 2002. Separately, boards of Ameren's operating companies also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of preferred stock. The Union Electric preferred stock dividend is payable Aug. 15, 20... 
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02/05/02Ameren Corporation Reports Year-End Earnings
ST. LOUIS, Feb 5, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today reported 2001 earnings of $469 million, or $3.41 per share, compared to earnings of $457 million, or $3.33 per share in 2000. Excluding unusual items, the company reported ongoing 2001 earnings of $475 million, or $3.46 per share, compared to ongoing earnings of $472 million, or $3.44 per share, in 2000. For the 2001 fourth quarter, the company reported ongoing earnings of $49 million, or 35 ce... 
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02/01/02Management Change at AmerenEnergy
ST. LOUIS, Feb 1, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- James F. Whitesides has resigned as president of AmerenEnergy, the energy trading and marketing subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), according to an announcement by Gary L. Rainwater, president and chief operating officer of Ameren. AmerenEnergy Senior Vice President-Energy Trading, Clarence "Joe" Hopf, Jr., will continue to be responsible for day-to-day operations at the trading and marketing subsidiary. Hopf joined A... 
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01/31/02Ameren Corporation Files Shelf Registration Statement
ST. LOUIS, Jan 31, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that it has filed a "shelf" registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shelf registration statement will allow Ameren to issue various types of securities, including senior or subordinated debt securities, trust preferred securities, common stock, stock purchase contracts and stock purchase units, from time to time, up to an aggregate offer... 
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12/17/01Ameren Corporation Names Vice President, Customer Service
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) has elected Richard J. Mark, vice president, Customer Service. Effective Jan. 2, 2002, Mark assumes responsibilities for Ameren's customer care area, including the customer contact centers in Missouri and Illinois, customer accounts and customer credit assistance. With more than 20 years experience in management, operations, planning and related fields, Mark come... 
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12/05/01Ameren Corporation Estimates Exposure Resulting From Enron Corp. Bankruptcy Filing
ST. LOUIS, Dec 5, 2001 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that the company estimates its overall financial exposure based on transactions with Enron Corp. (NYSE: ENE) and its affiliates to be less than $10 million on an after-tax basis. The company's overall financial exposure includes accounts receivable owed to the company from Enron, which is less than $5 million on an after-tax basis. The company's overall financial exposure, based on current m... 
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11/13/01AES Begins Sale Process for CILCORP
PEORIA, Ill., Nov. 13, 2001 — The AES Corporation today announced that it is starting a process to sell CILCORP, the holding company of Central Illinois Light Company (“CILCO”), a company it acquired in October 1999. AES is selling CILCORP to comply with SEC requirements under PUHCA federal regulations. AES intends to accept proposals for CILCORP including all electric and natural gas transmission and distribution, power generation facilities, and other businesses and assets. “We intend ... 
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10/24/01Ameren Corporation Reports Third Quarter Consolidated Earnings
ST. LOUIS, Oct 24, 2001 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today reported third quarter earnings of $267 million, or $1.94 per share. This represents a 4 percent increase over earnings of $256 million, or $1.87 per share, for the year-ago quarter. Ongoing earnings for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2001, were $427 million, or $3.11 per share, compared to earnings of $431 million, or $3.14 per share, for the prior-year period. Ongoing 2001 earnings per share exclu... 
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10/24/01CILCO Electric Prices Stabilize
PEORIA, Ill., Oct. 24, 2001 — CILCO electric customers will begin to realize a price reduction starting in November. CILCO's proposal to eliminate the Fuel Adjustment Clause (FAC) on customer's electric bills was approved by the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) on October 24. This action will provide price stability well into the future. The FAC is a cost recovery mechanism commonly used by utilities generating electricity. The FAC fluctuates monthly and appears in the form of a credit... 
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09/27/01Ameren's Becomes Premier Sponsor of Project CommuniTree
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren announced today a first annual $25,000 contribution to Forest ReLeaf as the premier sponsor of Project CommuniTree -- a 10-acre nursery operation. Established in 1996, volunteers grow trees at the nursery for planting on public properties and nonprofit facilities throughout Missouri and into Illinois, where Ameren companies -- AmerenCIPS and AmerenUE -- serve the energy needs of 1.8 million customers. Based in Missouri, ... 
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09/05/01Ameren Corporation Board Elects Warner L. Baxter, Senior Vice President, Finance
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) has elected Warner L. Baxter, senior vice president, Finance, replacing Donald E. Brandt. Brandt has chosen to resign from his position to focus on providing consulting services within the energy field. He will continue as a consultant to the company. Baxter, 40, will also serve as chief financial officer of AmerenUE -- the Missouri-based utility company, of AmerenCIPS -- ... 
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08/31/01Ameren Corporation Board Elects Gary Rainwater, President and Chief Operating Officer
ST. LOUIS, Aug 31, 2001 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) has elected Gary L. Rainwater president and chief operating officer of the corporation, reporting to Charles W. Mueller, who will remain chairman and chief executive officer. Rainwater will retain his title of president and chief executive officer of AmerenCIPS, the Illinois-based utility of Ameren Corporation, and assume the titles of president and chief operating officer of AmerenUE, Amere... 
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08/29/01Ameren Nonregulated Entity Ceases All Efforts to Build New Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Plant
ST. LOUIS, Aug 29, 2001 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Development Company, a nonregulated subsidiary of St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), is ceasing all efforts to build a new pumped-storage hydroelectric plant at Church Mountain in Reynolds County, Mo. Ameren Development Company had filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for preliminary permits to pave the way for an evaluation of the feasibil... 
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08/24/01Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 24, 2001 --- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Sept. 28, 2001, to stockholders of record Sept. 11, 2001. Separately, boards of Ameren’s operating companies also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of preferred stock. The Union Electric preferred stock dividend is payable Feb. 15, 2002, to stockholders... 
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08/21/01Illinois Commerce Commission Approves CILCO Energy Proposal
PEORIA, Ill., Aug. 21, 2001 — The Illinois Commerce Commission approved CILCO's proposal to refund $20.4 million plus interest to electric customers to reflect a settlement regarding the level of fuel costs that were charged in 1999 and 2000. The average residential customer will realize a total credit of approximately $30. The refunds total approximately $17.8 million for fuel costs collected in 1999 and $2.6 million for fuel costs collected in 2000. The refunds with interest accrued from Aug... 
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08/03/01CILCO Proposes Refund, Price Reduction for Electric Customers
PEORIA, Ill., — Aug. 3, 2001 — Electric customers served by CILCO in its service territory will realize refunds and price reductions if a filing made today by CILCO with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) is approved. CILCO proposes to refund $20.4 million plus interest to electric customers to reflect a settlement regarding the level of fuel costs that were charged in 1999 and 2000. The settlement was reached with a number of parties, including the Illinois Industrial Energy Consumers ... 
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07/24/01Ameren Corporation Reports Second Quarter Consolidated Earnings
ST. LOUIS, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today reported second quarter 2001 earnings of $95 million, or 69 cents per share, compared to 2000 second quarter earnings of $114 million, or 83 cents per share. Ongoing earnings for the six months ended June 30, 2001, were $160 million, or $1.17 per share, compared to $175 million, or $1.28 per share, for the prior-year period. Ongoing 2001 earnings per share exclude the impact of a one-time cha... 
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07/23/01Ameren Plants Rank in Top Ten in Nation for Low NOx Emissions
ST. LOUIS and SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Jul 23, 2001 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenUE's Labadie and Rush Island Power Plants have earned top spots among U.S. coal-fired power plants as 6 of the nation's 10 lowest emitters of nitrogen oxide (NOx), according to 2000 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency data on electric utility plant NOx emissions. Nitrogen oxide emissions can contribute to ozone formation under certain summertime hot weather conditions. Reduction of NOx emissions can help to lower ozone le... 
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07/02/01Ameren Denounces Missouri Public Service Commission Staff Proposed Electric Revenue Decrease
St. Louis, Mo., July 2, 2001 --- Ameren Corporation senior management denounced the filing of the staff of the Missouri Public Service Commission that proposes to reduce AmerenUE’s annual electric revenues in the range of $213 million to $250 million, following the expiration of AmerenUE’s experimental alternative regulation plan (EARP). “The staff’s recent move is incredibly short-sighted -- especially with the skyrocketing rates and rolling blackouts in California and the potential for an e... 
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05/09/01Look for Demonstrations of Ameren Abacus 2.0 -- An Enhanced Energy Management Tool -- at the May 20-23 International Council of Shopping Centers Exhibition
ST. LOUIS, May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Booth 847/849 at the May 20-23 International Council of Shopping Center's Expo in Las Vegas will feature demonstrations of Ameren Abacus(TM) 2.0 -- the popular energy management metering and Internet reporting tool available from AmerenDMS. AmerenDMS is a nonregulated subsidiary of Fortune 500 energy company Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE). This upgraded version of Ameren Abacus provides improved user interface, faster report processing and inc... 
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05/09/01Look for Demonstrations of Ameren Abacus 2.0 -- An Enhanced Energy Management Tool -- at the June 17-19 Building Owners and Managers Association Exhibition
ST. LOUIS, May 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Booth 546/548 at the June 17-19 Building Owners and Managers Association Expo in Baltimore will feature demonstrations of Ameren Abacus(TM) 2.0 -- the popular energy management metering and Internet reporting tool available from AmerenDMS. AmerenDMS is a nonregulated subsidiary of Fortune 500 energy company Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE). This upgraded version of Ameren Abacus provides improved user interface, faster report processing and incr... 
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04/23/01Ameren Corporation Reports First Quarter Consolidated Earnings
ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced record first quarter 2001 ongoing earnings of $65 million, or 48 cents per share-a 7 percent increase over 2000 first quarter earnings of $61 million, or 45 cents per share. Ongoing earnings exclude the impact of a one-time charge of 5 cents per share, associated with the required adoption of a new accounting standard related to derivative financial instruments. Th... 
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03/14/01AmerenDMS, eBidenergy.com Announce NYSERDA-Sponsored Pilot for Energy Curtailment Program Software
ST. LOUIS, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Data & Metering Specialties (AmerenDMS) and eBidenergy.com -- partners in supplying web-based software that simplifies energy curtailment -- today announced the partnership's selection for a pilot project in New York State. Funded by the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority, a public benefit corporation created in 1975 by the New York State Legislature, the June 1 through Sept. 30 pilot will test the effecti... 
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02/09/01Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 9, 2001 --- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable March 30, 2001, to stockholders of record March 8, 2001. Separately, boards of Ameren’s operating companies also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of preferred stock. The Union Electric preferred stock dividend is payable Aug. 15, 2001, to stockholders of r... 
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02/06/01Ameren Corporation Reports Record Year-End Earnings
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE - news ) today reported record 2000 earnings of $457 million, or $3.33 per share, compared to earnings of $385 million, or $2.81 per share, in 1999. All per share earnings are expressed as basic and diluted. The company's 2000 earnings included a $25 million nonrecurring charge in the fourth quarter ($15 million after income taxes, or 11 cents per share), as a result of the company's decision to withdraw from the Midwest In... 
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01/12/01Ameren Announces Charges Associated With Ending Midwest Iso Membership
ST. LOUIS, MO., Jan. 11, 2001--Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced the company is recording a $25 million nonrecurring charge in the fourth quarter of 2000 ($15 million after income taxes, or 11 cents per share), as a result of the company’s decision to withdraw from the Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO). This charge relates to Ameren’s estimated obligation under the MISO agreement for costs incurred by the MISO. The company also announced that today it had signed an... 
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11/09/00Ameren to Join Alliance Regional Transmission Organization, Announces Intent To Withdraw from Midwest ISO
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced its intention to withdraw from the Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO) and to become a member of the Alliance Regional Transmission Organization (Alliance RTO), pending the necessary regulatory approvals. Regional transmission organizations, including independent system operators, are entities that ensure comparable and non-discriminatory access to regional electric transmission systems. ... 
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10/23/00Ameren Corporation Reports Record Third Quarter Consolidated Earnings
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today reported record third quarter earnings of $256 million, or $1.87 per share. This represents a 3 percent increase over earnings of $250 million, or $1.82 per share, for the year-ago quarter. Earnings for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2000, were $431 million, or $3.14 per share, representing a 10 percent increase over earnings of $391 million, or $2.85 per share, for the prior-year period. Earnings for... 
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10/13/00Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 13, 2000 --- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Dec. 29, 2000, to stockholders of record Dec.11, 2000. Separately, boards of Ameren’s operating companies also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of preferred stock. The Union Electric preferred stock dividend is payable May 15, 2001, to stockholders of rec... 
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10/04/00Ameren Announces Plans to Create Nonregulated Fuels Subsidiary
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced the creation of AmerenEnergy Fuels and Services Company -- a subsidiary of AmerenEnergy Resources Company. The new company will be directed by Vice President Michael G. Mueller. AmerenEnergy Fuels and Services ("AFS") will provide approximately $1 billion in fuel procurement and gas supply services for its affiliated companies and other customers in the Midwest energy markets. It will s... 
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10/03/00Ameren Announces Founding Membership In Procurement Exchange, Reflecting Aggressive Internet, E-Business Strategy
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced the company has become one of eight founding members of Enporion, Inc., an open global procurement exchange for the energy industry. "Ameren is launching a comprehensive Internet strategy that focuses on technology-driven products and Web-enabling services," says Mary Heger, Ameren's eBusiness Development manager. "We are incorporating our Internet strategy into our overall growth strate... 
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09/20/00Ameren Seeks Authorzation to Transfer Amerenue Illinois Electric and Gas Businesses and Transmission to Amerencips
St. Louis, MO, Sept. 20, 2000—Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE) today announced the company is seeking authorization from the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) to transfer AmerenUE’s Illinois-based electric and natural gas businesses—its distribution and transmission assets and personnel---to the Springfield, Ill.-based AmerenCIPS. Ameren is the parent of the utility operating subsidiaries, AmerenCIPS and AmerenUE. AmerenUE’s only generating facility in Illinois—the Venice Plant—will not be part ... 
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09/06/00AmerenEnergy Marketing Enters Power Supply Agreement with the Illinois Energy Consortium
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenEnergy Marketing, the energy marketing company based in St. Louis, Missouri, has entered into a power supply agreement with the Illinois Energy Consortium (IEC), a not-for-profit organization that provides power supplies for K-12 schools, colleges and universities. The contract covers 500 school facilities and 120 school districts across central and southern Illinois. IEC acts as an aggregator of retail electric loads and shares saving... 
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08/28/00Amerenue Venice Plant Rebuilds
ST. LOUIS, MO., Aug. 28, 2000—AmerenUE today announced that damage assessments are complete, and recovery work continues unabated, following the Aug. 10 fire at AmerenUE's Venice Plant. Cost estimates to rebuild the plant are not final. Company officials reported to the financial community that at this time, Ameren does not expect the fire to have a significant impact on the corporation’s financial results. "We met this adversity head on," says Chuck Naslund, AmerenUE vice president-Generat... 
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08/25/00Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 25, 2000 --- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable Sept. 29, 2000, to stockholders of record Sept. 11, 2000. Separately, boards of Ameren’s operating companies also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of preferred stock. The Union Electric preferred stock dividend is payable Feb. 15, 2001, to stockholders of... 
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08/14/00Amerenenergy Resources Announces 630 Megawatts Of New Generation Online
St. Louis, MO, Aug. 15, 2000—AmerenEnergy Resources Company today announced that approximately 630 megawatts of new generation became available this summer with the start-up of 11 Illinois-based combustion turbine peaking units at three Illinois sites owned or controlled by the company. For the summers of 2000 and 2001, AmerenEnergy Resources Company ranks Number One in the state of Illinois in power generation development. AmerenEnergy Resources is the nonregulated parent of AmerenEnergy ... 
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07/25/00Ameren Corporation Reports Record Second Quarter Consolidated Earnings
ST. LOUIS, July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today reported record second quarter 2000 earnings of $114 million, or 83 cents per share -- a 31 percent increase over 1999 second quarter earnings of $87 million, or 63 cents per share. Earnings for the six months ended June 30, 2000, were $175 million, or $1.28 per share, compared to $141 million, or $1.03 per share, for the prior-year period. For the 12 months ended June 30, 2000, earnings were $4... 
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07/18/00Ameren Corporation Announces Expectations of Strong Second Quarter Results
ST. LOUIS, July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced that it expects to report per share earnings between 80 cents and 85 cents for the second quarter ended June 30, 2000. These earnings per share would exceed First Call's analysts' consensus estimate of 66 cents. In the year-earlier period, Ameren earned 63 cents per share. The company also estimates that earnings per share for the year, ending Dec. 31, 2000, will range between $3.20 and $3.3... 
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07/17/00Charles J. Dougherty, Former Chairman of Union Electric Company, Died July 14
ST. LOUIS, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Charles J. Dougherty, retired chairman of Union Electric Company, now Ameren Corporation, died Friday, July 14, at his home after a courageous battle with prostate cancer. He was 81 and a life-long resident of St. Louis. Mr. Dougherty was an employee of Union Electric Company (now known as AmerenUE) for more than 44 years when he retired as chairman of the board in 1985. He was the only chief executive officer in the company's history t... 
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07/10/00Labadie Plant Wins Top Spot, And Six Ameren Plants Rank First In Nation For Low Nox Emissions
ST. LOUIS, MO., and SPRINGFIELD, ILL., July 10, 2000—AmerenUE's Labadie Plant has earned the top spot among U.S. coal-fired power plants as the nation's lowest emitter of nitrogen oxide (NOx), according to 1999 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency data on electric utility plant NOx emissions. Nitrogen oxide emissions can contribute to ozone formation under certain summertime hot weather conditions. Reduction of NOx emissions can help to lower ozone levels and improve air quality. In addit... 
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07/10/00Amerenue Files For Special Rate Adjustment To Reflect Unprecedented Rise In Wholesale Natural Gas Costs
JEFFERSON CITY, MO., July 10, 2000—AmerenUE today filed a request with the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) for a special, unscheduled summer season increase in the Purchased Gas Adjustment (PGA) on Missouri customers’ natural gas bills. The PGA reflects the wholesale cost of gas from the company’s suppliers, and accounts for more than half of an average customer’s total gas bill, excluding taxes. It applies only to natural gas and does not affect the company’s electric rates. About ... 
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05/17/00Ameren Energy Communications, Inc. Acquires the Assets Of Energy Measurement Enterprises
ST. LOUIS, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced Ameren Energy Communications, Inc.'s acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Energy Measurement Enterprises (EME), a provider of utility metering services based in Lodi, CA. Ameren Energy Communications, Inc., dba Ameren Data & Metering Specialties (AmerenDMS) -- a non-regulated, full-service metering company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in northern California... 
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05/01/00Ameren Announces Creation Of Generating, Marketing Companies, Transfer Of Amerencips Power Plants To New Generating Subsidiary
ST. LOUIS, May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- AmerenCIPS electric generating facilities today became part of a newly created nonregulated company -- AmerenEnergy Generating Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE). Ameren is a registered holding company under the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 (PUHCA) and is the parent of the utility operating subsidiaries, AmerenCIPS and AmerenUE. The current net book value of the transferred assets is appr... 
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04/25/00Ameren Corporation Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
St. Louis, Mo., April 25, 2000 --- The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of 63.5 cents per share. The common share dividend is payable June 30, 2000, to stockholders of record June 8, 2000. Separately, boards of Ameren’s operating companies also declared regular quarterly dividends on all classes of preferred stock. The Union Electric preferred stock dividend is payable Nov. 15, 2000, to stockholder... 
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04/19/00Ameren Corporation Reports First Quarter Consolidated Earnings
ST. LOUIS, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today reported record first quarter 2000 earnings of $61 million, or 45 cents per share-a 13 percent increase over 1999 first quarter earnings of $54 million, or 40 cents per share. All per share earnings are expressed as basic and diluted. Electric revenues increased 14 percent for the quarter, and total kilowatthour sales rose 21 percent, compared to the year-ago period. Strong marketing efforts drove a... 
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02/11/00Ameren Operating Company Directors Declare Quarterly Dividend
St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 11, 2000 --- The boards of directors of the two operating companies of Ameren Corporation