Power Grid

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Power Grid Operator Asks People To Reduce Electricity Use

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.

01/28/2014

ComEd Power Yard

Controversial Bill To Raise Power Rates, Fix Grid Goes To Quinn’s Desk

Legislation that power companies backed to hike electric rates for a revamp of the Illinois power grid moves to Gov. Pat Quinn, a longtime utility critic who has vowed to veto the measure.

08/29/2011

ComEd Power Yard

Bill Allowing Higher Electric Rates Goes To Quinn

The Illinois Senate approved a plan for raising electric rates to pay for one of the nation’s largest projects to modernize the power grid.

05/31/2011