Ameren Illinois Reliability Projects
 

Improving Reliability so You're Ready for Whatever the Weather Brings

 
To build the next-generation energy delivery system, Ameren Illinois is investing $3.5 billion over the next five years to strengthen and improve our natural gas and electric delivery system across our service territory. We're implementing advanced technology to improve reliability for our customers, as well as meet their growing needs for electric and natural gas.

                                 Ameren Illinois Infrastructure Improvements
    Making improvements, one project at a time and one community at a time.


Bloomington-Normal Projects
We are making core infrastructure and technology upgrades to our equipment, adding Intellirupters, replacing underground cables, installing new reclosers, building animal fencing and constructing new 34-kilovolt and 12-kilovolt power lines.
 
Champaign-Urbana Projects
Projects include a new distribution substation and distribution line, installing Intellirupters, spacer cables, underground cable and overhead power lines.
 
Decatur Projects
Improvements include a new transformer to the Oreana substation and new Intellirupters throughout east Decatur.
 
Metro East Projects
Upgrades include Intellirupters, advanced relays and smart sensors in substations, stronger power lines, storm-hardened utility poles, and new substations.
 
Peoria Projects
Projects include overhead distribution lines and underground cables, Intellirupters, modernized substations, and a new distribution substation. 

Quincy Projects
Improvements include storm-hardened utility poles, animal fencing, and replacement of an underground regulator station.

Springfield Projects
Upgrades include replacing mechanically coupled steel pipe with a plastic polyethylene pipe that is resistant to corrosion.  

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