If you have ever been at your house and the power has gone out, in many cases you can’t jump onto your computer and check the status of outages or even know if they are aware your area is without power. Now If you live in the Illinois or Missouri area Ameren companies have made it possible to just pull out your BlackBerry Device and stay informed. I hope my current power company and others follow suit offering this same service soon.
Press Release Excerpts:
Ameren companies in Illinois and Missouri are among the first electric utility companies in the nation to offer Mobile Power Outage Information, to their 2.4 million electric customers in Illinois and Missouri. Today’s launch kicks off National Emergency Preparedness Month for Ameren.
Ameren.mobi can be an important part of any preparedness plan because this new service offers customers the comfort of being able to report a power outage from a mobile device and provides statistics organized by county and ZIP code to users of BlackBerry devices.