Ameren Illinois is offering educational materials through its website aimed at children. provides free educational materials, teaching guides and tests for teachers, as well as information that will help parents. More than 125,000 students are benefitting from this program, including hundreds here in the Riverbend.

Ameren Illinois Spokesman Victoria Busch says the website is a portal of sorts.

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She adds that parents will find links to the Ameren Illinois Act On Energy website where they can learn about financial incentives and rebates. In addition to the website, residential customers can obtain more information by calling 1-866-838-6918.