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Illinois, it’s energy efficiency report card time….

Illinois is the 11th most energy-efficient state, according to the ACEEE’s 2014 State Efficiency Scorecard. Despite a fall from its No. 10 rank in 2013, Illinois is still higher than most of its Midwestern neighbors. The organization ranks states based on their policies and programs that improve energy efficiency in our homes, businesses, industries and transportation systems. Illinois scored a…

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Municipal aggregation ain’t what it used to be

Want to see just how drastically Illinois’ electric market has changed? Take a look at what’s happening to “municipal aggregation.” Aggregation is where local leaders negotiate power prices with alternative suppliers on behalf of their residents. A few years ago, it was an almost-universally great idea for communities. In fact, in a report card last year CUB gave alternative suppliers…

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Sign of things to come? Supplier wants out of community power deal

…Ameren competitor. Last year, in its electric competition report card, CUB estimated that electricity choice had saved consumers up to $218 million, largely because of solid deals negotiated through “municipal aggregation.” But the Hinsdale debacle is worrisome. Although all suppliers should structure community deals that can withstand the types of market developments this winter, CUB wonders: Will any other suppliers…

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