Monday’s storms hammered the Midwest from Iowa to Ohio with straight-line winds from 80 to 100 miles per hour.
ComEd and Chicago firefighters were kept busy on a sweltering Friday as utility power equipment sparked or caught fire across the city.
The precarious-looking electrical pole is in Bob Ptack’s backyard, snapped in half during a vicious storm last July. Its replacement sits 50 feet away.
Voters in more than 50 Cook County suburbs Tuesday gave the green light to municipal officials to negotiate with other suppliers to obtain cheaper power rates than ComEd charges its residential customers.
The people who live in unincorporated areas of Kane County may get the chance to opt out of getting their electrical service from ComEd.
Power was shut off to the CTA Red Line in the Rogers Park and Edgewater neighborhoods Friday morning, when a woman fell off the platform at the Howard terminal.
There’s a new power player in town, but the Citizens Utility Board says you need to read the fine print.
Patience is wearing thin, as more than 100,000 customers in Chicago and the suburbs remain without power now four days after the brief, but violent, storm that caused their condition.
If some of your food spoiled when your house lost electricity this week, ComEd says it’s not responsible for replacing it.
About 170,000 customers still remained without power Wednesday afternoon following the storms earlier in the week.
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.
Walter Jacobson says there’s a message we should be taking away from the Blagojevich trial, about the far-reaching power of the U.S. Attorney.
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.
The University of Illinois is adding a quarter of a million dollars to its budget, thanks to a savvy business deal.
ComEd expects to restore service Thursday to most of the thousands of customers who lost power in Tuesday’s blizzard.
As Chicago gets into the thick of the blizzard, 19,500 customers are left without power, Commonwealth Edison is reporting Tuesday evening.