Ameren installing new electric meters

(Jefferson County) Ameren Missouri is in the process of replacing its customers current meters and upgrading them to new smart electric meters.

John Luth is the Director of the Smart Meter Program for Ameren. He says in the state, more than 700,000 meters have been installed with around 1,000 so far in Jefferson County.

We asked Luth what are some of the benefits and capabilities of the new meters.

Altogether Ameren expects to install more than 100-thousand meters in Jefferson County and roughly 1.2 million throughout its coverage area by 2024.