Imagine having your basement flooded with raw sewage. Imagine no one will do anything about it. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
It’s unusual for three utilities and the Citizens Utility Board to come together for a single news conference, but they did just that Friday to try to prevent customers from being scammed.
The outage occurred at 10:05 p.m. and affected the area between Michigan Avenue and Lake Shore Drive and between Wacker Drive and Monroe Street, ComEd spokeswoman Krissy Posey said. Approximately 1,600 customers were affected, although power was fully restored by 2:50 a.m. Thursday.
Bensenville and Lombard are the first to debut the Smart Streetlight Program that uses smart, energy efficient LED streetlights.
Commonwealth Edison customers will see their electric bill go up in 2015.
Here’s a riddle: You win a million dollars in the lottery and can barely afford to buy a compact car. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez found out how.
The utility is cutting the check to help repair vandalism-related damage at a New Lenox veterans memorial. WBBM Newsradio’s Bernie Tafoya reports.
Lombard’s electricity aggregation contract was up, so village officials decided in April and May to see which electricity provider would offer the lowest prices for residents. It turned out, ComEd beat the alternative suppliers.
If you live in the city of Chicago and pay an electric bill, spending a couple minutes looking at your bill could save big bucks.
Poor Hugo, he’s been stuck on a ComEd electrical pole for two days.
Officials at ComEd said, believe it or not, power outages from last week’s severe storms could have been worse, if not for the new “smart grid” upgrades the utility has made in the past few years.
Monday’s storms hammered the Midwest from Iowa to Ohio with straight-line winds from 80 to 100 miles per hour.
Cheers went up at a far south suburban brewery Thursday morning, when the lights finally came back on, more than three days after severe storms knocked out the power.
Tens of thousands of homes and businesses in the Chicago area were still without power Wednesday morning, more than a day after two severe storms pummeled the region.
A 21-year-old man was electrocuted Tuesday while visiting his family in southwest suburban Burbank.
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.
Business owners are getting calls claiming to be ComEd saying they owe big bucks and they must pay up — or else. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.
It’s the largest closing of a nuclear plant in the United States and, it’s right in our backyard. The most critical and dangerous part of the process at Zion is underway right now with the transfer of used nuclear fuel.
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.
As 2 Investigator Pam Zekman found out, you need to be careful before you sign on with a company to replace your area utility.