CUB talks to Chicago broadcast giant Dick Kay on WCPT radio today to help customers avoid bad electric and gas deals. See what the companies are charging and how to avoid rip offs on our "Electric/Gas Choice" page.
Exelon, the parent company of ComEd, is lobbying state legislators for a proposal that would support three nuclear power plants that it says are unprofitable, Crain's Chicago Business reports.
Illinois was recently ranked #1 in energy-efficient LEED-certified building space, with 171 new projects in 2013.
We've all read the headlines about the big energy price increases this winter, and we're seeing it on our uility bills. Right now, send a message to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to investigate the root causes behind the electric and natural gas price spikes.
It's March, and Illinois consumers woke up to natural gas rates that have risen by up to 80 percent.
ComEd has proposed giving customers smart meters three years ahead of schedule. The utility estimates that getting the job done faster would save consumers $150 million.
Peoples Gas Rate Hike, 80% March Increase Raise Big Questions
On the same day that Peoples Gas announced a $130 million rate-hike request, it also said its gas supply price for March would skyrocket 80 percent to about 93 cents a therm. CUB said the utility's bombshells, in one of the coldest and most expensive winters ever, raise big questions.
CUB has joined with consumer advocates from 10 states to ask the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to review the root causes behind January wholesale price spikes that have helped cause energy bills to skyrocket.
ComEd's installing new digital electric meters across northern Illinois. Read what you need to know.
2014 marks CUB's 30th anniversary fighting for you. We've helped Illinois consumers save more than $10 billion over the years. See how you and CUB won $300 million in lower rates over the last 12 months.