ST. LOUIS, Feb. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Ameren
Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced
an agreement with Invenergy, a leading developer, owner and
operator of sustainable energy solutions, to acquire a 150-megawatt
solar facility project being developed in southeastern Illinois. The deal is subject to closing
conditions, including regulatory approvals.
"We're entering the next phase of our clean energy transition
while continuing to serve our customers with reliable, affordable
energy," said Mark Birk,
chairman and president of Ameren Missouri.
This project is consistent with the renewable energy milestones
established in Ameren Missouri's 2020 Integrated Resource
Plan and the company's goal of net-zero carbon emissions by
2050. It also helps Ameren Missouri customers achieve their own
clean energy goals.
"This is another important step in demonstrating the company's
commitment to clean energy and achieving our net-zero carbon
emissions goal," said Ajay
Arora, chief renewable development officer at Ameren
With timely regulatory approvals, the project could begin
generating clean energy as soon as 2024.
About Ameren Missouri
Ameren Missouri has been
providing electric and gas service for more than 100 years, and the
company's electric rates are among the lowest in the nation. Ameren
Missouri's mission is to power the quality of life for its 1.2
million electric and 132,000 natural gas customers in central and
eastern Missouri. The company's
service area covers 64 counties and more than 500 communities,
including the greater St. Louis
area. For more information, visit Ameren.com/Missouri or follow us on Twitter at
@AmerenMissouri or Facebook.com/AmerenMissouri.
SOURCE Ameren Missouri