What's Going on With Illinois' Energy Grid?
You may have heard that Ameren customers in central and southern Illinois will be seeing much higher utility bills this summer. The bottom line—clean energy is not to blame! It’s complicated, but it’s true—the average utility bill for Illinois residents in Ameren territory will increase about $40/month starting in June. This is due to a number of factors, but none of them are direct effects of the groundbreaking Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA), passed in 2021. Let’s Bre