Crain’s Chicago Business reports that Peoples Gas has shown no interest in using a cutting-edge technology supported by CUB to improve a multibillion-dollar pipe-replacement program that has been rife with cost over-runs.
The Department of Energy says natural gas customers can expect to pay more this winter, but there's a reason: Costs last year were much lower than average.
CUB is worried that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) might be softening pro-consumer stances it has taken on cable and Internet issues. Please take a few seconds to sign our petition so we can rush it out to the FCC before an Oct. 27 vote on Internet privacy.
What's your favorite trick for staying warm—without breaking the break? Tell us before Monday, October 31 for a chance to win $100 off your winter energy bills!
As of Oct. 1, ComEd and Ameren Illinois are charging new electricity prices. See our fact sheets to find out what you're paying, and we'll send you a poster that could help you spot a bad deal on your bill.
Read CUB Executive Director David Kolata's comments on the Clean Power Plan, which aims to cut carbon pollution from power plants by 30 percent. The plan is being challenged in court today, but Kolata says it's a good deal for consumers.