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.
ComEd customers will be getting socked with higher electric bills this summer.
A Chicago man is still shaking from the ordeal after he was shocked when live power lines fell on top of a car he happened to touch.
A dump truck knocked down power lines when it raised its bed and ripped down part of a utility pole near the intersection of King Drive and 79th Street. The downed power lines came in contact with an SUV parked in the alley, and a man was severely shocked when he touched the vehicle.
There’s a big power struggle in the western suburbs, with serious concerns about health and safety versus money. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
ComEd is asking for another rate hike, but the Citizens Utility Board says it will fight it every step of the way.
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.
At least two buildings lost power Sunday afternoon when a ComEd vault caught fire in the Gold Coast neighborhood.
This winter moved up another notch on the list of snowiest winters in Chicago overnight, when more than 3 inches fell at O’Hare International Airport, making the total snowfall this winter the third most on record.
The brutal winter temperatures have proven to be a real financial hardship for many homeowners, prompting ComEd to set aside $10 million to help customers in need pay their electric bills.
The Illinois Commerce Commission on Wednesday approved a $21.53-a-month tariff to the bills of ComEd customers who don’t let the company install the new gadgets.
As frigid conditions tighten their grip on Chicago and much of the rest of the country, PJM Interconnection – which operates the transmission grid for ComEd and many other power companies – said people are cranking up electric heaters and thermostats.
(CBS) — Some people on the Northwest Side are facing an unusual power problem as a power line pole is literally falling apart. Residents say they’ve been complaining about it for a month. The power […]
Seven patients were transferred from a northwest suburban hospital Friday morning after a wing of the hospital lost power for two hours.
Aurora on Monday was being inundated with 911 calls after a power outage hit the east side of town.
About 30 Comed workers will be spending the holidays in Michigan – helping their counterparts there – now that at least 200-thousand homes are without power after a winter storm tore through the state.
The increase amounts to about $5.50 per customer and is on delivery charges so it doesn’t matter if you have another electric supplier.
ComEd Friday dispatched 50 linemen and support personnel, and several dozen trucks, 650 miles south of Chicago to help the local utility cope with an ice storm that is expected to coat the Little Rock, Ark., area with as much as an inch of ice.
Thousands of households lost power Wednesday night as a severe thunderstorm rolled through the Chicago region, according to ComEd.