We’ve been updating you on two developments that could have disastrous consequences for your power bills. Now’s the time to act to protect YOUR interests.
ComEd customers: Tell Congress to
A recent federal court ruling stripped power grid operator PJM (the grid operator for Northern Illinois) of the authority to run an energy efficiency program called “Demand Response.” That’s where huge industrial customers are paid to shift electricity usage away from “peak” demand times. The program cuts power prices for everyone, and one analysis estimated that eliminating Demand Response could jack up ComEd’s prices by 20 percent. Tell Congress tothat would renew a power grid operator’s authority to run such an important program.
Ameren customers: Tell the Illinois Commerce Commission to
Illinois coal plant owner Dynegy has floated the idea of Ameren Illinois joining a different power grid—a move that could increase power prices by $300 million, according to a recent analysis. Ask state regulators tolike this that would slam Ameren pocketbooks.
So far, more than 2,800 ComEd and Ameren customers have taken action. Join them on.