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New boost? No way!

Recent survey results reveal that CUB Action Network members aren’t too keen on an Exelon proposal that could increase power bills by $300 million per year. 308 more words

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CUB/EDF propose an IL first: Community Solar

Power to the people, right on. -John Lennon

Mr. Lennon would have appreciated the “community solar” proposal that CUB and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) have made before the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC). 325 more words

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Exelon proposes surcharge that would jack up ComEd, Ameren bills by an estimated $300 million/year

For more than a year now, we’ve been hearing rumblings that ComEd-parent Exelon would push for some type of legislation that would boost revenue for its fleet of nuclear plants. 410 more words

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Exelon: Public Subsidy for Private Enterprise

Don’t let the yesterday’s Crain’s headline (Rauner wants to seize utility funds for the poor to help balance budget) lead you to believe that the state government is the only one looking to pick ratepayers’ pockets. 573 more words


Illinois Appellate Court Rules Against Smart Meter Class Action Plaintiffs

In April 2013 I brought against Commonwealth Edison (Hawkins et al. v. ComEd). The proposed class consists of all ratepayers of ComEd, and the gist of the case is that ComEd willfully violated an order of the Illinois Commerce Commission to start installing smart meters back in September 2012. 560 more words


Landowners group, ComEd and Illinois Farm Bureau file appeal to RICL decision

Nearly three months after a plan to build a direct current transmission line from Iowa to Grundy County received approval from Illinois Commerce Commission, several groups are fighting the decision in court. 90 more words

ComEd partners with The Remix Project Chicago for "Power of Possibilities" campaign

Chicago-area youth will discover science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects in a fresh way through ComEd’s new “Power of Possibilities” campaign launched in honor of Black History Month. 199 more words

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