City, CUB Seek Probe Of Alternate Power Suppliers' RatesCity officials and a utility watchdog group have requested a state investigation into some alternative power that may be tricking or confusing Chicago customers with their prices.
Citizens Utility Board: Rising Complaints About ComEd RivalsAhead of an energy rate hike at ComEd next month, a utility watchdog group said it's seen a dramatic increase in complaints about some of the practices of several alternative electricity companies.
ComEd Raising Energy Rates Next MonthComEd customers will be getting socked with higher electric bills this summer.
CUB Promises To Fight Potential ComEd Rate Hike ComEd is asking for another rate hike, but the Citizens Utility Board says it will fight it every step of the way.
ComEd To Increase Rate For Electricity Delivery Charge By $340 MillionThe 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 Getting More Competitive Against Alternative UtilitiesThe nearly 800,000 customers who switched electric companies have been seeing a savings of about $10 a month.
Utility Watchdog Wants ComEd To Equalize Rates Between Chicago, SuburbsPower activists will ask Illinois to equalize electrical rates between the city and suburbs. WBBM’s John Cody has more.
Smart Phone Users Over Pay For Data Plans: CUBSmart phone users may want to take a closer look at their data plans.
2 Investigators: Late Fees On Water Bill Could Force Family From HomeThousands of dollars in fees on a water bill may force a family to become homeless. The desperate parents say their village is charging excessive fees, more than many other municipalities. CBS 2's Dave Savini has been looking into their plight and has this original report.
CUB: Alternative Electric Suppliers Could Save You Money, But Be CautiousThe Citizens Utility Board on Monday released its first-ever report card on the state of Illinois' electricity competition.
Watchdog Group Warns Of Electric Rate 'Slammers'Don’t get scammed or slammed into signing up for alternative electric service you might not want.
Alternative Energy Supplier Has Long Record Of Fraud ComplaintsOne of dozens of alternative energy suppliers now fiercely competing for your business is a company with a bad track record the CBS 2 Investigators have been reporting on for years.
CUB Finds More Extra Charges On Mobile Phone BillsRead your phone bill carefully. The Citizen's Utility Board is calling Illinois cell phone bills the new frontier for an old fraud called cramming.
Chicago Voters Approve Bulk Power-Buying PlanChicago residents likely will be able to get cheaper electricity from an alternate supplier, after approving a measure allowing City Hall to negotiate cheaper rates on behalf of residents and small businesses.
Analysis: Summer Heat Raised ComEd Bills By $64 MillionA consumer watchdog group says this summer's extreme heat boosted the bills of Commonwealth Edison customers by about $64 million.