Bill Would Drastically Change Way ComEd Charges CustomersA bill set to be in front of a state committee Thursday could increase your electricity bill.
Pricier LED Lightbulbs Can Actually Pay Off In Long-RunEnergy saving LED lightbulbs are a hard sell because they can cost five times more than other bulbs, but believe it or not, they can also put money back in your pocket.
ComEd Offering Financial Assistance To Customers Facing Extended Hospital StaysComEd has expanded a program that helps military families, veterans, seniors, and others who have trouble paying their electric bills, while at the same time warning the program won’t continue unless lawmakers approve a rate hike.
It May Be Cheaper To Switch To ComEd, Chicago Area Consumers Are DiscoveringA number of municipalities had struck deals with alternative-energy providers. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
More Than 700 ComEd Workers To Help East Coast Recover From Winter Storm JonasMore than 700 ComEd workers and contractors were headed to the East Coast on Friday, to assist counterparts there with the possibility of widespread power outages as a massive winter storm bears down.
Storms Knock Out Power To Thousands In Chicago AreaSummer storms ripped through the Chicago area Tuesday night, leaving downed trees, standing water, and lots of cleanup to do. While the damage was not significant, thousands lost power when power lines were knocked down.
With ComEd Rates Low, CUB Says To Think Carefully Before Going With Alternative SupplierComEd rates are about to drop again, and the Citizens Utility Board is warning you to think twice and do your homework before going with an alternative supplier.
ComEd Ignores Rogers Park Couple After Work Crew Ruptures Sewer LineImagine having your basement flooded with raw sewage. Imagine no one will do anything about it. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Utilities, Watchdog Warn Customers Of ScamsIt'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.
About 1,600 Affected By Downtown Power OutageThe 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.
Two Western Suburbs Debut Smart Street Light System Bensenville and Lombard are the first to debut the Smart Streetlight Program that uses smart, energy efficient LED streetlights.
ComEd Gets Approval For $239 Million Rate HikeCommonwealth Edison customers will see their electric bill go up in 2015.