Ameren ([AEE]] -4.7%) signs a deal with Peabody Energy (BTU -7.1%) to receive 91M tons of coal...

|About: Peabody Energy Corp. (BTU)|By:, SA News Editor

Ameren ([AEE]] -4.7%) signs a deal with Peabody Energy (BTU -7.1%) to receive 91M tons of coal to supply its electricity generating plants through 2017. The move could signal the firm is moving away from plans to build a second nuclear power plant in the Midwest.