AmerenUE makes first-ever wind power purchase

For the first time in its company history, AmerenUE has made a wind power purchase. The corporation this week signed an agreement to purchase 102 megawatts of wind power from a wind farm in Iowa. The power will tie into the Midwest transmission grid and fulfills...

Ameren suspends effort to build Callaway II

AmerenUE has pulled the plug on Callaway II. AmerenUE Senior Vice President for Missouri Energy Delivery, Richard Mark, has told the Missourinet the decision to ask legislative sponsors to no longer pursue construction work in progress, or CWIP , legislation comes in...

House Speaker sees no need to rush CWIP legislation

House Speaker Ron Richard says he’s in no hurry to push legislation that Missouri’s largest utility insists it needs to build a second nuclear power plant. Speaker Richard, a Republican from Joplin, sees no need to rush through the Construction Work in...

Bio-diesel mandate being pushed in Senate

Missouri has a mandate to sell gasoline mixed with 10% ethanol. A state senator wants to extend the bio-fuels mandate to include bio-diesel. Sen. Bill Stouffer (R-Napton) is pushing SB29 that would require a 5% bio-diesel blend be sold in Missouri as long as its price...
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