Ameren Missouri’s largest ever infrastructure upgrade will feature more than 2,000 projects over five years that aim to provide customers with a smarter, cleaner grid
A $5.3bn smart energy plan to modernise the US state of Missouri’s energy grid has been unveiled.
The plan includes more than 2,000 electric projects over the next five years to provide customers with a smarter grid and cleaner, more reliable energy.
The upgrade plan to be delivered by utility Ameren Missouri will be the largest infrastructure undertaking in the company’s history.
“Building a smart grid for the future of energy in Missouri is foundational to our mission to power the quality of life for our customers and the communities we serve for generations to come,” said Michael Moehn, president of Ameren Missouri.
“We have developed a forward-thinking and customer-focused infrastructure upgrade plan that will not only produce a grid that is more reliable and resilient, but also be able to accommodate more renewable energy.”
Upgrades in reliability, resilience and service throughout the energy company’s 24,000-square-mile service territory are the foundation of the plan. This includes:
“Our customer-focused plan supports Ameren Missouri’s vision to lead the way to a secure energy future, making our state an even better place to live and do business,” Moehn added.
Ameren Missouri’s service area covers 64 counties and more than 500 communities, including the greater St Louis area of Missouri.
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