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2014-06-25 12:23:08

CHICAGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expecting questions about the new electricity deal negotiated by the City of Chicago and Integrys Energy Services, the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) and the City on Wednesday released a free calculator to help 700,000 households better understand their rates under the municipal aggregation program. The CUB-City calculator, at www.ChicagoPowerCalculator.com, is designed to help Windy City residents decide whether to stay with Integrys or switch...

2014-06-11 16:22:08

CHICAGO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The City of Chicago and the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) on Wednesday formally requested an Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) probe of the electric market--an unprecedented move prompted by reports of confusing offers from alternative suppliers, misleading pitches and prices up to six times higher than the utility rate. The petition filed by CUB and the City calls on the ICC to investigate whether suppliers are complying with...

2014-05-29 23:13:03

Standardized outage information expected to aid first responders, public health officials, utility operations, and the public during times of natural disaster or crisis. Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 iFactor Consulting, a premier developer of mobile apps, real-time outage maps and multi-channel alert systems for the utility sector, has announced its intent to support the development and use of a voluntary open standard for publishing power outage and restoration information through its...

2014-05-22 16:22:22

CHICAGO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) recently announced that starting June 1(st), consumers can expect to see a 21% increase to their energy bills...just in time for the hot summer months. With the cost of electric power on the rise, even customers of competitive suppliers will feel the impact on their wallets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140305/CG76982LOGO Many consumers feel as though there is very little they can do to control this vast...

2014-05-13 20:21:47

CHICAGO, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amid a 115 percent jump in consumer complaints about unregulated electricity suppliers, the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) released a report Tuesday that exposed some of northern Illinois' worst deals in a market that is much more treacherous for power shoppers than it was just a year ago. Although CUB's report, at www.CUBSmartPower.com, stressed that many suppliers are acting appropriately, the watchdog warned consumers about getting scared...

2014-04-01 16:21:24

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three nuclear energy plants owned by Constellation Energy Nuclear Group, LLC today officially joined Exelon Generation's fleet of nuclear plants, expanding what was already the nation's largest commercial nuclear operation. The three CENG plants include five reactors capable of generating more than 4,200 megawatts at full power. They include: -- R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant in Ontario, NY, a single 583-megawatt pressurized...

2014-03-12 12:22:34

CHICAGO, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) has a free guide for voters as scores of Illinois communities prepare to hold March 18 referenda asking residents if they want local leaders to negotiate power prices with ComEd or Ameren competitors. CUB's Guide to Municipal Electricity Aggregation is at www.CitizensUtilityBoard.org. "Electricity choice must be informed choice," CUB Executive Director David Kolata said Wednesday. "Whether you vote...

2014-03-06 16:23:50

AUSTIN, Texas, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SolarBridge Technologies (SolarBridge), the leading provider of microinverters and monitoring technology for TrueAC(TM) solar systems, announced today it has closed a $42 million round of funding led by Constellation Technology Ventures, part of Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC), the nation's leading competitive energy provider. The funding will be used to expand sales and marketing and continue the company's focus on research and development as...

2014-03-05 20:20:33

Award for Top Utility Leader Presented at Ceremony in Washington, D.C. CHICAGO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ComEd President and CEO Anne Pramaggiore was named Utility Industry CEO of the Year by Energy Central, publisher of EnergyBiz magazine, at a gathering this week in Washington, D.C. Martin Rosenberg, editor-in-chief of the magazine, said Pramaggiore was selected, among other reasons, based on the company's success in securing passage of the Energy Infrastructure...

2014-02-07 20:20:27

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exelon Generation's nuclear fleet continued to produce electricity around the clock and was unaffected by ice, snow storms and frigid temperatures that dominated the first month of 2014. Exelon's 10 nuclear power plants in Illinois, Pennsylvania and New Jersey operated continuously throughout January, producing more than 12 million megawatt-hours of electricity, enough to power more than 16 million average American homes. Exelon's...


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