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CUB’s upcoming virtual events for February

Want to learn more about ways to save money on your utility bills, get your bills analyzed and learn more about consumer protections? Check out our upcoming events for the month of February! We are continuing to host our events virtually due to COVID-19 to keep you safe and up-to-date…...

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Solarize Chicagoland to host 25 webinars on going solar

The Solarize Chicagoland program returns in 2020 with 25 free, public, one-hour informational webinars. Through these events, called Solar Power Hours, Solarize Chicagoland educates home and small business owners about solar and offers an opportunity to secure discounts on solar photovoltaic systems through volume purchasing. The program is led by…...

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Working for a clean energy future as easy as 1-2-3

The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) staffs more than 400 free events a year—which means just about every day the consumer group is somewhere in Illinois spreading an important message: clean energy = affordable energy. Jim’s a believer. He’s a frequent visitor to CUB events and recently dropped by our utility-bill…...

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In 2019, CUB celebrates 35 years of fighting for consumers

Remember how bad it was before the Citizens Utility Board (CUB)? It was the spring of 1983, and Gov.  “Big Jim” Thompson was in a packed theater in southern Illinois pitching a tax increase—but people were more interested in what he would do about utility bills. What he said sparked…...

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What’s it like at a CUB event?

By Matt Kulling, CUB Communications Assistant  When I was asked to attend a few CUB events out in the field, I didn’t know what to expect. I heard from the staffers in our outreach department that events were eye-opening and fun experiences, but I had no idea what was in…...

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Part of a community group? CUB would love to speak to you!

If you’re a part of a community group whose members would benefit from learning about how to cut their utility bills, consider asking CUB to speak at an event. At a speaking engagement, a CUB expert can cover a variety of issues, including: *How to spot unnecessary charges on natural gas,…...

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