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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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