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Fight utility rate hikes, promote clean energy, and advocate for consumer protections in Illinois.

Natural gas prices are skyrocketing—most utilities are charging double their prices from 2020. This winter, be prudent with your usage and practice energy efficiency when possible to help lower your bills.

The Climate & Equitable Jobs Act puts Illinois on a path to 100 percent clean energy while implementing utility ethics reforms and energy efficiency provisions.. It aims to bring thousands of clean energy jobs to communities that need it the most.

The Climate & Equitable Jobs Act puts Illinois on a path to 100 percent clean energy while implementing utility ethics reforms and energy efficiency provisions. It aims to bring thousands of clean energy jobs to communities that need it the most.

Latest Blog Posts

As expensive winter looms, know your rights when it comes to disconnection

One in five Chicago households are over 30 days late on their heating bills as of Sept. 30. Cumulatively they ...
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New assistance program helps Nicor customers afford their gas bills

Nicor Gas and The Salvation Army are partnering to provide emergency assistance to help individuals and families pay their natural ...
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Ameren takes a step toward smart EV charging—how will it work?

By Sarah Moskowitz, CUB deputy director I don’t often find myself excited about something utilities do,  but Ameren Illinois  surprised ...
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Chicago residents would save thousands by switching from gas to electric heat, CUB study finds

With winter heating bills projected to balloon by as much 35 percent and Peoples Gas customers struggling to afford the ...
Read More

Latest Blog Posts

As expensive winter looms, know your rights when it comes to disconnection

One in five Chicago households are over 30 days late on their heating bills as of Sept. 30. Cumulatively they ...
Read More

New assistance program helps Nicor customers afford their gas bills

Nicor Gas and The Salvation Army are partnering to provide emergency assistance to help individuals and families pay their natural ...
Read More

Ameren takes a step toward smart EV charging—how will it work?

By Sarah Moskowitz, CUB deputy director I don’t often find myself excited about something utilities do,  but Ameren Illinois  surprised ...
Read More

Chicago residents would save thousands by switching from gas to electric heat, CUB study finds

With winter heating bills projected to balloon by as much 35 percent and Peoples Gas customers struggling to afford the ...
Read More