Ameren

Power Electricity Generic

Voters To Weigh In On Moves To Lower Electric Bills

In addition to presidential and congressional races, many voters in many communities across the state Tuesday are thinking about their electric bills.

WBBM Newsradio–03/20/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Lawmakers Selling Us Out

The best news I saw during the holiday weekend was about members of our Illinois General Assembly in Springfield being caught by the Better Government Association – selling themselves to the ComEd and Ameren power companies.

CBS 2–10/11/2011

(Photo by By: Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

‘Smart Grid’ Bill Supporters Working To Override Quinn’s Veto

Supporters of the recently vetoed “Smart Grid” bill are trying to garner enough support to override the governor, and the efforts may be working.

WBBM Newsradio–09/20/2011

Gov. Pat Quinn

Quinn Maintains He’ll Veto Bill To Hike Electric Rates

A measure that would increase electricity rates for Illinois customers to help pay for grid modernization has finally made it to the governor’s desk after months of being in a legislative hold.

CBS Chicago–08/31/2011

ComEd Power Yard

Controversial Bill To Raise Power Rates, Fix Grid Goes To Quinn’s Desk

Legislation that power companies backed to hike electric rates for a revamp of the Illinois power grid moves to Gov. Pat Quinn, a longtime utility critic who has vowed to veto the measure.

08/29/2011

Power Electricity Generic

Commerce Commission: Consumers Can Find Better Power Prices

An annual report by the Illinois Commerce Commission finds some electricity customers could pay less this summer automatically – and the rest of us could pay less if we do a little research.

WBBM Newsradio–06/08/2011

ComEd Power Yard

Bill Allowing Higher Electric Rates Goes To Quinn

The Illinois Senate approved a plan for raising electric rates to pay for one of the nation’s largest projects to modernize the power grid.

05/31/2011

Power Electricity Generic

Pending Bill Would Mean Rising Electric Rates

Your electric bill could go up if the Illinois State Senate and Gov. Pat Quinn go along with a bill passed by the state House.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2011

Illinois House Floor

Illinois House OKs Electric Increase, Veto Possible

The Illinois House approved a controversial measure Monday backed by Commonwealth Edison to raise electricity rates to pay for the modernization of its power grid, but there weren’t enough votes to turn back a threatened veto by Gov. Pat Quinn.

05/30/2011

ameren.com

Ameren Completes Ill. Merger

ST. LOUIS (AP) – St. Louis-based utility Ameren Corp. says it has completed merging its three Illinois electric and natural gas subsidiaries into one public entity. Ameren says the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has signed […]

CBS Chicago–10/01/2010