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 […]
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.
Power activists will ask Illinois to equalize electrical rates between the city and suburbs. WBBM’s John Cody has more.
Quinn said Senate Bill 9 would undermine electric utility oversight and lead to higher bills.
The Emanuel administration says its plan for bulk buying of electricity is moving ahead of schedule and that means some extra savings for Chicago residents.
The Citizens Utility Board says it would be unfortunate if ComEd delays its grid modernization plan – as it announced it would yesterday.
A consumer watchdog group says this summer’s extreme heat boosted the bills of Commonwealth Edison customers by about $64 million.
Services have been all but shut down at an HIV/AIDS service center on the city’s West Side for the past two weeks, after vandals stole copper from the building and left it without electricity or air conditioning.
The last two weekends in April promise to be green in the Chicagoland in so many ways with trees budding and unfurling their leaves and both Earth Day and Arbor Day celebrations in full swing around the city and suburbs. Mark your calendars for Earth Day Sunday, April 22, and Arbor Day Friday, April 27, and take a peak below to plan out how to celebrate our great Earth with the kiddos while teaching them ways to be good stewards of our precious resources.
In addition to presidential and congressional races, many voters in many communities across the state Tuesday are thinking about their electric bills.
In a couple of months, voters in several suburbs and outlying towns will be asked whether they want their towns to shop around for electricity alternatives.
A spike in copper thefts may lead to power outages in northern Indiana.
The people who live in unincorporated areas of Kane County may get the chance to opt out of getting their electrical service from ComEd.
As the temperatures soared well into the 90s for the fifth straight day, ComEd reported that customer demand hit an all time record.
This week’s massive power outage in the Chicago area has prompted people who rely on electricity for their medical equipment to get themselves to hospitals.
Monday’s ferocious storm resulted in one of the biggest power outages in history for ComEd.
ComEd is beginning to feel the heat from new competitors.
Some gas stations in the Chicago region are shut down without power — meaning motorists can’t get gas there. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman reports.
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.