Ameren Illinois recently announced the $9 million renovation of its East St. Louis operating center at 500 E. Broadway. They updated operating center will enhance their ability to serve their customers in and around East St. Louis and provide an enhanced employee experience.
In 2016, Ameren Illinois completed a new neighborhood substation (Katherine Dunham substation) at the intersection of Cleveland and 27th Street as well as set 70 new power poles to strengthen the grid in the City.
In 2015, the company installed a new transformer inside its Ridge substation; and at its Edgemont substation upgraded the capacity of two transformers. The capacity we added to our substations helps ensure that we can meet the evolving demands of our business and residential customers in the future.