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City, CUB Seek Probe Of Alternate Power Suppliers’ Rates

City officials and a utility watchdog group have requested a state investigation into some alternative power that may be tricking or confusing Chicago customers with their prices.

06/11/2014

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Citizens Utility Board: Rising Complaints About ComEd Rivals

Ahead of an energy rate hike at ComEd next month, a utility watchdog group said it’s seen a dramatic increase in complaints about some of the practices of several alternative electricity companies.

05/13/2014

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ComEd Raising Energy Rates Next Month

ComEd customers will be getting socked with higher electric bills this summer.

05/07/2014

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ComEd Letters Create Confusion For Northwest Suburban Residents

Tens of thousands of northwest suburban residents who have been part of a program to shop around for the best electric rates were left confused after receiving letters telling them they were being switched back to ComEd.

04/15/2014

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ComEd Getting More Competitive Against Alternative Utilities

The nearly 800,000 customers who switched electric companies have been seeing a savings of about $10 a month.

09/11/2013

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Watchdog Group Warns Of Electric Rate ‘Slammers’

Don’t get scammed or slammed into signing up for alternative electric service you might not want.

CBS 2–01/23/2013

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Alternative Energy Supplier Has Long Record Of Fraud Complaints

One of dozens of alternative energy suppliers now fiercely competing for your business is a company with a bad track record the CBS 2 Investigators have been reporting on for years.

CBS 2–01/15/2013