With summer rearing its head, Ameren says they are prepared for the electric demand. They say the results from a study helped them pinpoint what exactly needed to be done. 

Ameren has been working on several transmission projects and says they will need more than 7,500 megawatts of power to meet Illinois customer demands. Spokesperson for Ameren Illinois Marcelyn Love tells The Big Z there is a lot to do to prepare.


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 Ameren Illinois owns and maintains close to 4,600 circuit miles of transmission and 175 substations.

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