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Illinois Investing in Solar Power

State will buy up to $30 million worth of solar power and pump it into the energy mix

06/28/2014

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Nixon Launches State Energy Study

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon came to St. Louis County Wednesday to launch a broad study of the state’s future energy needs.

06/18/2014

1/13/14-Ameren Missouri director of renewable strategy policy and generation Bill Barbieri points to an artist's rendering of new multi-million dollar solar energy center to be built in O'Fallon Mo. and open by the end of this year. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Ameren MO Outlines Plans For Solar Energy Center In O’Fallon

Facility will be size of 19 football fields and generate 5.7 MW of power.

01/13/2014

The Milam landfill rises high above traffic passing by I-55/70.  (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Metro East Landfill Will Turn Trash Into Fuel

Between Cahokia Mounds and the Gateway International Speedway stands a giant landfill. It’s about to become a giant fuel source.

10/18/2013

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Midwest Households to be Hit by 13% Increase in Natural Gas Prices

Residents in the Midwest can expect to pay 13 percent more for natural gas this winter, according to the Energy Information Administration.

10/14/2013

solar panels

Expert Stresses Solar Panel Safety After Webster Blaze

Wire malfunction is likely the cause for a solar panel fire earlier this month at the Webster Groves High School.

05/28/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

A man pumps gas in California (Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government and Obama’s Fault

Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.

10/10/2012

Ameren Advanced Meter

More Illinois Residents Avoiding Ameren, Com Ed

In March of 2011, the Illinois Commerce Commission recorded 2,034 residential accounts that switched from Com Ed or Ameren.

10/02/2012

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