Thursday, April 11, 2013
An Ameren lineman died Thursday while working to repair a utility pole in St. Ann. The death is the first related to a storm that swept through St. Louis on Wednesday.
An Ameren utility worker was electrocuted late Thursday morning as he worked to repair damage from Wednesday night's storm, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The fatality is the first related to a Wednesday storm that swept through St. Louis and produced multiple tornados, most notably in Hazelwood. A St. Ann police spokesman said the man was electrocuted about 11 a.m. while on a utility pole at San Jose Lane and the 10000 block of St. Charles Rock Road, the report said. A statement from Ameren said the following: It is with tremendous regret and deep sadness we report an Ameren Missouri co-worker sustained an electrical contact at 10:30 a.m. during storm restoration efforts. He was transported to the hospital; however, he did not …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
More than 7,000 Ameren Missouri customers are without power on Tuesday as of 11 a.m.
Updated as of 12:30 p.m. Parts of Maryland Heights are without power. Approximately 7,770 Ameren Missouri customers in zip code 63043 are without power as of 11:10 a.m. This is according to the company's website. The Pattonville School District is experiencing outages. The district has sent an email blast to parents at impacted schools informing them of the situation. Pattonville High School, Parkwood Elementary and Rose Acres Elementary all lost power as part of the widespread outage. Power has been restored at the high school and Rose Acres, according to Mickey Schoonover, director of school-community relations. Parkwood Elementary had power restored as of 11:50 a.m., according to Schoonover. Parkwood will remain in session as normal. …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Ameren customers' electric bill will be about $10 more expensive on average.
The Missouri Public Service Commission on Wednesday voted to approve a $260 million rate increase for Ameren Missouri’s approximately 1.2 Missouri electric customers, the St. Louis Business Journal reports. That means in 2013, Ameren customers' electric bill will be about $10 more expensive on average. From the St. Louis Business Journal: About $90 million of the $260 million increase will fund rebates for energy efficient appliances, lighting, etc., for Ameren Missouri's residential and commercial customers. The Missouri Energy Efficiency Investment Act, which passed in 2009, allowed Missouri to incentivize the utilities to recover costs for implementing energy efficiency programs, Gunn said. What do you think? Can you afford $10 more …
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
A little more than 1,000 Ameren customers are still without power.
Most of those who lost power in St. Louis County can turn back on the lights. Only 1,015 Ameren customers did not have power as of 9 a.m. Tuesday, according to AmerenUE's Outage Map Plus website. Only one customer did not have have power in St. Louis City at the same time, Ameren's website said. Ameren hasn't restored power completely to Maryland Heights yet. As of 9:10 a.m, 90 customers with the zip code 63043 still had no power. Ameren serves 1,1670 with that zip code.
Saturday, April 23, 2011
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay said the airport's Terminal One sustained the most damage.
St. Louis travelers have a bit of good news in light of Friday storms: Lambert Airport should operate at 70 percent capacity by Sunday. Officials said in a news conference Saturday morning that Terminal One sustained the most damage, while Terminal Two had limited damage. St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay said that he was stunned by the condition the airport was in last night but that airport employees have worked around the clock to get the airport running again. Slay said the airport should go to 100 percent capacity by the middle of the week. St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley said no St. Louis County residents lost their lives. "It's simply a blessing," Dooley said. While no lives were lost, there were still injuries. Lambert Airport…
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
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