Missouri’s Largest Investor-Owned Utility Scale Solar Energy Center Goes Into Service

For the first time in company history, solar energy is part of the energy mix being delivered to Ameren Missouri’s 1.2 million electric customers. Following more than a month of successful ... Read More

Global solar provider to open office in Kansas City, create 595 new jobs, Gov. Nixon announces

Governor Jay Nixon today announced that Sungevity, a global solar energy provider, has selected Kansas City to open its new sales and service center, creating 595 new good paying jobs over the ... Read More

U.S. Bank and Microgrid Solar Partner to Bring Solar Power to Over 50 Nonprofits in St. Louis

In a first for the region, U.S. Bank and Microgrid Solar have joined together to boost renewable energy and help more than 50 local nonprofit institutions save thousands of dollars in ... Read More

Ameren plans to replace 2 coal plants with gas, renewables

Ameren Missouri predicts big additions of wind and natural gas to replace two coal plants it will retire during the next 20 years, and it expects to add another 10 megawatts ... Read More

New report says Missouri has grown in solar energy use

A new report from Environment Missouri shows Missouri more than tripled its growth in solar energy in 2013. P.J. Wilson, executive director of Environment Missouri, said Missouri’s solar policies are allowing ... Read More

Wash U solar energy research center gets millions in federal funding

A Washington University-based research center seeking better ways to collect and use solar energy has received $14.4 million in federal funding. The Photosynthetic Antenna Research Center (PARC), which is led by ... Read More

Urban Chestnut, Civil Life harness solar power

Both The Civil Life and Urban Chestnut breweries have recently installed solar panels to help them reduce their carbon footprints. The St. Louis company that designed those systems will lead a ... Read More

Pettis County gains new renewable energy plant and 23 new jobs

The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) today announced that BioStar Systems has selected Pettis County as the location of its new biogas production facility. DED officials joined company leadership and ... Read More

Missouri Recognized for Clean Energy Jobs

Missouri has ranked fourth in the number of clean jobs in the first quarter of 2014. The state was recognized by the Environmental Entrepreneurs Group or E2, which is a nonprofit ... Read More

Washington University makes major solar commitment

Washington University in St. Louis is moving forward with a bold and impactful plan to increase solar output on all campuses by 1,150 percent over current levels by this fall. The ... Read More