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Economic Development

It takes power to grow a business and that power comes from partnership. Strong business partners help companies accelerate growth.

As a utility delivering reliable energy to businesses in Illinois and Missouri, Ameren is also focused on helping businesses throughout the entire development process.

Growth Potential

Learn more about how Ameren can help turn your company's potential into new energy for growth.

Our Involvement

It makes sense for Ameren to be involved - our dedicated economic development team works with companies every day. And more and more companies are coming to depend on us as they look to Midwest locations. Here's why:

  • Advanced infrastructure. Customers have high expectations for the energy that powers the quality of their life.
  • Access to a workforce of more than 3.1 million individuals energized by education and experience driven by a dependable Midwest work ethic.
  • A collection of the diverse industries that built the region: Agribusiness (PDF), Advanced Manufacturing (PDF), Logistics & Transportation (PDF).
  • Attractive economic development rate incentive programs in Missouri for qualifying new and expanding businesses, part of Ameren Missouri's Smart Energy Plan.

With the help of business partners in Illinois and Missouri, we can get you started building your business today, and we'll stay with you as your Midwest facilities grow.

At Ameren, we firmly believe that when the right people come together, great things happen!

Potential for Growth


Buildings and Sites

A user friendly way to search our inventory of premiere buildings and sites for your next expansion.


Learn how your company can leverage the region's industry clusters to enhance supply chains, access to market and advanced technologies.
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Workforce Demographics

Learn more about the region's population characteristics and competitive workforce advantages.
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