ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Ameren will send more than 100 employees and release 100 contractors to south New England as the region prepares for the potential aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Operations managers in Ameren Missouri and Ameren Illinois were part of a mutual aid call Friday morning in which assistance was requested by PSE&G in New Jersey.
Ameren Illinois is sending 50 linemen and support staff as well as releasing nearly 100 electric and forestry contractors, who are heading to the Northeast today.
Ameren Missouri is sending more than 50 overhead linemen, safety, supervisory, fleet and logistics personnel.
PSE&G has asked crews and contractors to plan to stay for up to two weeks depending on the severity of the storm damage.