Ameren: Rates, Coverage Area, Emissions

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About Ameren

With headquarters in Saint Louis, Missouri, Ameren supplies electricity to 3 states throughout the nation and is considered an investor owned organization. The supplier has a total of 1,891,214 customers. There are 1,650,190 residential accounts, 237,274 commercial customers, 2 transportation accounts and 3,749 industrial customers. On average, Ameren's consumers pay a residential electricity rate of 13.53 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 14.04% lower than the nationwide average price of 15.73 cents. In 2022 the company had retail sales of 41,540,980 megawatt hours and wholesale sales to other electricity companies of 41,540,980 megawatt hours. The electricity produced in the company's power plants made up 73.53% of the electricity sourced by the company and the purchase of wholesale electricity made up an additional 26.47%. In 2022, they made a total of $6,494,272,800 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had 9.56% of their revenue come from sales to the wholesale electricity market.

The average monthly residential electricity bill for a customer of Ameren is $126.28. Customers of the provider have a 6.72% markdown compared to other residents of the US. Solar facilities owned or operated by the company generate 16,593 megawatt hours, which is 0.05% of their total production capacity. The company produces 29,548,744.91 megawatt hours from non-renewable fuels a year. Electricity generation from sustainable fuel sources by the company totals 3,021,775 megawatt hours, ranking the supplier 60th out of the 3517 we track in the nation.

Ameren Net Metering

Net metering is accessible to consumers of Ameren. Net metering makes solar panel installation more economically feasible as it gives the ability for individuals to sell electricity back into the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is simply part of the process when working with electricity transmission. Ameren currently averages a loss of about 3.80% of the total electricity they transmit. Ameren's energy loss levels leave them with a rank of 14th best out of 3517 in the United.

Ameren Rate & Electric Bills

Ameren residential electric rates are highest in September and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.164/kWh$0.080/kWh$205.57/mo.$66.69/mo.
1478th13.53¢Ameren's Average residential price per kWh
1609th$126.28Average monthly electricity bill for Ameren's residential customers

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    Ameren Plans

    Ameren offers a total of 6 plans for electricity. Plans are subject to change at any time and these may not be the plans currently offered.

    Most Popular Ameren Plans

    12 Month Home Power Plan

    Residential

    • Rate 10.69¢ / kWh
    • Contract Length 12 mo.
    • Effective Date Aug 2023
    • Green Energy 0%

    12 Month Home Power Plan

    Residential

    • Rate 10.69¢ / kWh
    • Contract Length 12 mo.
    • Effective Date Aug 2023
    • Green Energy 0%

    12 Month Home Power Plan

    Residential

    • Rate 10.69¢ / kWh
    • Contract Length 12 mo.
    • Effective Date Aug 2023
    • Green Energy 0%

    36 Month Home Power Plan

    Residential

    • Rate 10.59¢ / kWh
    • Contract Length 36 mo.
    • Effective Date Aug 2023
    • Green Energy 0%

    All Ameren Plans

    12 Month Home Power Plan

    Residential

    • Rate 10.69¢ / kWh
    • Contract Length 12 mo.
    • Effective Date Aug 2023
    • Green Energy 0%

    12 Month Home Power Plan

    Residential

    • Rate 10.69¢ / kWh
    • Contract Length 12 mo.
    • Effective Date Aug 2023
    • Green Energy 0%

    12 Month Home Power Plan

    Residential

    • Rate 10.69¢ / kWh
    • Contract Length 12 mo.
    • Effective Date Aug 2023
    • Green Energy 0%

    36 Month Home Power Plan

    Residential

    • Rate 10.59¢ / kWh
    • Contract Length 36 mo.
    • Effective Date Aug 2023
    • Green Energy 0%

    36 Month Home Power Plan

    Residential

    • Rate 10.59¢ / kWh
    • Contract Length 36 mo.
    • Effective Date Aug 2023
    • Green Energy 0%

    36 Month Home Power Plan

    Residential

    • Rate 10.59¢ / kWh
    • Contract Length 36 mo.
    • Effective Date Aug 2023
    • Green Energy 0%

    Quick Facts About Ameren

    Ameren ranks 15th in the nation out of 3517 electricity suppliers in megawatt hours generated from coal usage.

    Ameren's electricity facilities generate 9,003,844 megawatt hours from nuclear power.

    Ameren is the 30th largest supplier out of 3517 providers in the nation based on megawatt hours sold.

    Ameren is 30th in the US out of 3517 companies in megawatt hours generated from hydroelectric power usage.

    Ameren is the 43rd largest generator of electricity out of 3517 companies in the United States, producing 32,570,519.91 megawatt hours.

    Ameren generates 432,392.41 megawatt hours using natural gas and ranks 191st in the country out of 3517 suppliers for this category.

    Energy Loss

    Ameren's energy loss due to business operations.

    -3.80%

    Total Energy Loss

    1,953,730MWh

    567 National Rank

    Ameren Energy Makeup

    Ameren Coverage Map

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    Ameren State Coverage

    StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State
    Illinois648,7641,332,572,245336.65%
    Missouri1,242,4513,204,761,407163.35%

    Ameren County Coverage

    CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
    Adair County25,339514.88$152.20/mo
    Adams County65,8783918.71$129.78/mo
    Alexander County5,4884018.63$131.08/mo
    Andrew County18,023414.79$162.02/mo
    Audrain County25,223512.18$140.07/mo
    Bollinger County10,758512.43$136.56/mo
    Bond County16,8044118.50$129.25/mo
    Boone County187,690612.56$129.94/mo
    Brown County6,3303918.70$129.83/mo
    Buchanan County82,911614.14$157.60/mo

    Power Plants Owned by Ameren

    PlantCity/CountyStatePrimary Fuel TypeProduction (MWh)Emission (kg)Emissions/MWhToxic Chemical ReleaseClosing Date
    Franklin County MO Coal 16,279,661.9117,068,836,349.411,048.48
    Callaway County MO Nuclear 9,003,844
    West Alton MO Coal 3,174,371.993,175,578,524.751,000.38
    Keokuk IA Conventional Hydroelectric 894,804
    High Prairie Wind FarmAmeren Missouri (100.00%)
    Schuyler County MO Wind 864,083
    Atchison County WindAmeren Missouri (100.00%)
    Atchison County MO Wind 839,863
    Jefferson County MO Coal 653,758.01790,516,642.111,209.19
    Lakeside MO Conventional Hydroelectric 541,607
    Audrain Generating StationAmeren Missouri (100.00%)
    Audrain County MO Natural Gas 243,609160,398,575.96658.43
    Pike County MO Natural Gas 135,22378,805,034.89582.78

    Ameren Fuel Makeup

    COAL
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    Coal
    61.67%
    NUCLEAR
    Nuclear
    Nuclear
    Nuclear
    27.64%
    WIND
    Wind
    5.23%
    CONVENTIONAL HYDROELECTRIC
    Conventional Hydroelectric
    4.00%
    NATURAL GAS
    Natural Gas
    1.33%
    OTHER
    Other
    0.13%

    Cities Ameren Has Coverage

    * City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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    Ameren FAQ:

    How much is the average bundled bill for Ameren customers each month?

    Customers of Ameren pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $126.28.

    How many states does Ameren supply electricity in?

    There are 3 states that receive at least some electricity coverage by Ameren including Illinois, Missouri, and Kentucky.

    Does Ameren have any subsidiary companies?

    Ameren is a parent company of Electric Energy Inc, Ameren Illinois, and Ameren Missouri.

    Who is the CEO of Ameren?

    Ameren's current CEO is Warner Baxter.

    What percentage of Ameren's electricity is generated using nonrenewable fuel sources?

    Ameren generates 90.72% of their electricity using nonrenewable fuels.

    What is the phone number for Ameren?

    The Ameren phone number is (800) 552-7583.

    What is the average BUNDLED electricity rate for Ameren customers?

    The average BUNDLED price of electricity for customers of Ameren is 13.53 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

    What cities does Ameren have customers in to?

    Ameren provides electricity in 1259 cities.

    How many power plants are owned by or associated with Ameren?

    Ameren owns or is associated with 25 power plants.

    How many counties does Ameren sell electricity in?

    Ameren provides electricity in 158 counties in the nation.

    What percentage of Ameren's electricity is generated from renewable fuel types?

    Electric generation plants owned by or associated with Ameren generate 9.28% of their electricity from renewable fuel sources.

    Matt Hope
    Last Reviewed By: Matt Hope
    Published: 2022-03-13