Items tagged: Ameren

City of Champaign Announces Municipal Electric Aggregation Program Update

City of Champaign Announces Municipal Electric Aggregation Program Update City’s Program Saved Participants $11.8 Million During the Last 21 Months The City of Champaign has signed an agreement with Constellation New Energy, Inc. (Constellation) to be the next electricity supplier for the City’s Municipal Electric Aggregation (MEA) program. As approved by Champaign voters in 2012, […]

Walnut Street Lane Closure

In order to retire gas service at 30 E. Main Street, Ameren Illinois will close one northbound lane of Walnut Street between Taylor Street and Main Street.  The closure will begin on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, and will reopen on Friday, June 25, 2021, weather permitting. Northbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in […]

Garden Hills Residents Can Gain Valuable Energy Saving Tips During Upcoming SLEEP Workshops

Garden Hills residents can receive insights about ways to reduce their energy consumption and save money on their utility bills during four upcoming workshops. Presented by the City of Champaign and the RPC, in conjunction with Ameren Illinois, the workshops are being held as part of the recently launched Safety, Lighting, Energy Efficiency Program (SLEEP), […]

Garden Hills SLEEP: New Program Seeks to Increase Safety in Champaign’s Garden Hills Community—While Also Making Its Homes More Energy Efficient

The Safety, Lighting, Energy Efficiency Program—coming in spring 2019—is a partnership between the RPC, Ameren Illinois, and the City of Champaign A safety and energy efficiency program designed to benefit homeowners and single-family renters is coming to Champaign’s Garden Hills community this spring. The Safety, Lighting, Energy Efficiency Program—or SLEEP—is a partnership between the Champaign […]

Walnut Street Lane Closure Due to Ameren Power Outage

WALNUT STREET LANE CLOSURE DUE TO AMEREN POWER OUTAGE NEAR 102 N. NEIL STREET In order to facilitate a planned power outage at 102 N. Neil Street, Ameren will close one northbound lane of Walnut Street, just north of University Avenue on Saturday, August 25, between the hours of 4:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Northbound […]

Residents Reminded to Inspect Utility Service Connections for Potential Hazards

While completing a tenant inspection, Property Maintenance Inspector Cliff Peete observed a tree growing and applying pressure against the copper gas supply line leading into the residential structure. Peete immediately contacted Ameren Illinois and a technician arrived who cut and removed the tree. The technician also evaluated the meter, found a gas leak, and replaced the meter. […]

City Announces Rate Change to MEA Program

The City of Champaign’s Municipal Electric Aggregation (MEA) Supplier, Homefield Energy, will lower its per kilowatt-hour (kWh) rate. The rate reduction is caused by a change in the regulations regarding the Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards. Due to the change in price, Homefield Energy must notify all eligible residents of the price change. Homefield Energy sent […]

Planning Staff Attends Ameren Act on Energy Symposium

Lacey Rains Lowe, Senior Planner in the Planning and Development Department, attended the 2017 Ameren Act On Energy Symposium in Springfield, IL to learn about changes to Ameren’s energy efficiency programs.  The symposium was very informative.  Sessions included information on Senate Bill 2814, known as the Future Energy Jobs Bill, which took effect this June.  […]

Mattis Avenue Lane Closure

In order to install new gas main and services, Ameren Illinois and KS Energy Services, LLC will be closing the right lane of northbound Mattis Avenue between Sangamon Drive and William Street. The closure will begin on Monday, June 26 at 8 a.m. and is expected to be completed on Wednesday, June 28. The lane […]