CUB Smart Power
ComEd and Ameren are launching more than $3 billion in smart grid upgrades that will open the door to new money-saving opportunities for consumers across the state. This online center is designed to help consumers educate themselves about these opportunities and take power into their own hands.
CUB held a news conference on Tuesday, Oct. 7, to alert Chicago residents to changes in electric rates and a new and improved online calculator that can help them determine whether they should stay with the City's deal with Integrys Energy Services or switch back to ComEd.
Try the free calculator, www.ChicagoPowerCalculator.com
, created by CUB and the City of Chicago.
Read CUB's news release
Read about ways to save, no matter what power supplier you choose: CUBEnergySaver.com
and ComEd's Peak Time Savings
The 5 Things You Need to Know About Your New Electric Meter
—Get the basics
Smart Grid: What You Need to Know
—A more in-depth look at the smart grid
The Facts on Smart Meters
—Information about the meter, itself
ComEd's Smart Meter Schedule
—Not sure when you'll be receiving a smart meter? Click to find out or call ComEd at 1-866-368-8326.
Map of Ameren upgrades
—Not sure when you'll be receiving a smart meter? Check out a map of Ameren's projects or call the utility at 1-800-755-5000.
ComEd Peak Time Savings
To sign up for Peak Time Savings
Power Smart Pricing for Ameren customers
To sign up for Power Smart Pricing
Residential Real-Time Pricing for ComEd customers
To sign up for Real-Time Pricing
Time-of-Use Pricing Plans
CUB Energy Saver, at www.CUBenergysaver.com
, has been showing people how to cut their energy bills by an average of $100 a year. It's designed for people on modest budgets.
Learn about incentives
in Illinois to make your home more energy efficient.
Tell us what you think
about the new smart meters and the smart grid upgrades. Each month, we'll randomly select a survey taker to win a money-saving light bulb that can cut your costs by up to $100!