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.
A misunderstanding on the phone led to a massive police response at a ComEd office building in Oakbrook Terrace on Tuesday.
The nearly 800,000 customers who switched electric companies have been seeing a savings of about $10 a month.
Students at a Grand Boulevard neighborhood elementary school were being bused to another school, or allowed to go home, after a transformer failure caused a power outage.
Power has been restored to ComEd customers after a fire inside a ComEd substation, according to the company’s outage map.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, manufacturing is one sector seeing an increase in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Parts of the western suburbs were still cleaning up Tuesday afternoon, after a fast-moving, hard-hitting storm uprooted trees as it blew through the area.
Roughly 650 crews worked overnight to restore power to some 237,000 ComEd customers who were without electricity after a powerful storm blasted through the Chicago region Monday evening. That still leaves about 63,000 ComEd customers without power.
Power activists will ask Illinois to equalize electrical rates between the city and suburbs. WBBM’s John Cody has more.
ComEd said Thursday that it will file an appeal to the Illinois Commerce Commission to avoid having to reimburse customers for storm damage from two years ago.
Thursday’s spring storm, which brought lightning strikes, high winds, heavy rain and flooding, knocked out power to thousands of ComEd customers throughout the Chicago metropolitan area.
According to CBS 2’s Ed Curran, the storm will create freezing rain that will create a coating of ice that could amount to one to two tenths of an inch.