Reading Time: < 1 minute I was a bit surprised to see the anti-Ameren (local ulitily company) TV ads (link here), which shows an old person, feeling stressed by the potential 40% rate hike of electricity by Ameren. This thing reminds me of the political Ads during campaign season. Interestingly enough, Ameren is fighting back with its own Ads.
Reading Time: < 1 minute This is what I got from Ameren UE web site. Note the number 1299 only reflects the outage of my neighborhood. From what I heard from radio Ameren tries to restore majority of customers by this evening. Current Outage Outage start date/time: Saturday Jan 13, 2007 7:01 AM Outage status: Order assigned to servicemen or crew Cause