Ameren’s Pitch to Advance Electric Vehicle Charging Efforts Gets Partial Approval From State

Ameren will soon be able to proceed with installation of electric vehicle charging stations along area highway corridors — a goal the St. Louis-based utility has eyed since 2016, when it first pitched a plan to see if charging stations along Interstate 70 would help boost adoption of electric vehicles in surrounding counties.

But broader, newer aspirations from the company will have to wait, after Missouri regulators ruled this week that Ameren could move forward with about $4 million of fast-charging station projects but would not be able to pursue the remainder of $18 million in proposed incentives that highlighted its “Charge Ahead” program for electric vehicles, announced last year.

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