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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...

2014-03-12 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...

2014-02-26 20:20:51

CHICAGO, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas asked the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) today for a combined rate increase of $136 million per year (about $128.9 million for Peoples and $7.1 million for North Shore). It's never good to hear about a rate hike, but Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas show terrible timing announcing this request in the middle of a winter that is shaping up to be one of the coldest and most expensive ever for Illinois...

2014-02-20 16:21:20

Project Will Improve Reliability, Provide Access to Low-Cost Power ST. LOUIS, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today's decision by the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) clears the way for the nearly 400-mile-long Illinois Rivers electric transmission project that will create jobs, facilitate the delivery of low-cost power and improve the reliability and efficiency of the electric power grid. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140220/CG68997) Ameren Transmission Company of...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.