Latest Illinois Commerce Commission Stories

2011-07-19 14:00:00

PEORIA, Ill., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to electricity supply, Ameren Illinois reminds customers they have choices that could help them save money. Ameren Illinois is an energy delivery company responsible for delivering energy to homes and businesses reliably, safely and efficiently. Customers have the option of receiving electricity from Ameren Illinois or from an alternative retail electricity supplier certified by Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC). Detailed...

2011-07-11 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS) announced today the latest recipients of its Demand Response and Smart Grid Leadership Awards. The recipients are Dr. Art Rosenfeld, Distinguished Scientist Emeritus at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and energy-efficiency pioneer; Sherman Elliott, Commissioner of the Illinois Commerce Commission; and the entire Presidency of the New York State Energy Research &...

2011-05-24 15:04:00

Disappointing Decision Highlights Need to Defeat Automatic Rate Hike Legislation in Springfield Statement from AARP Illinois Senior State Director Bob Gallo SPRINGFIELD, Ill., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Today's decision by the Illinois Commerce Commission to approve a $156 million delivery service rate increase for ComEd, while a blow to consumers, does highlight the critical role that the current regulatory process plays in negotiating the interests of consumers with that...

2011-01-18 15:36:00

ATLANTA and NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AGL Resources (NYSE: AGL) and Nicor Inc. (NYSE: GAS) today filed a joint application with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) for approval of reorganization of Nicor Inc., the Illinois parent holding company of Nicor Gas. AGL Resources and Nicor announced plans for the $8.6 billion dollar merger on Dec. 7, 2010. Key elements of today's joint filing include: No request for rate increase. Nicor Gas will continue to have...

2010-12-16 09:09:00

PEORIA, Ill., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Illinois customers and the environment will benefit by Wednesday's Illinois Commerce Commission approval of the Illinois Power Agency's 20-year renewable source electricity procurement agreements. "IPA Executive Director Mark Pruitt and the ICC are to be congratulated for assuring a long-term future supply of renewable power at fair prices," said Scott Cisel, Ameren Illinois president and chief executive officer. The Illinois Renewable...

2010-11-23 11:56:00

Evidence Shows Cost Of Average Repair Less Than Annual Cost Of Service CHICAGO, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Illinois Attorney General's office and the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) on Tuesday issued a consumer alert about "Gas Line ComfortGuard," a lucrative pipe-repair service that has drawn hundreds of thousands of Nicor Gas customers despite the fact that it is overpriced, rarely used, and the plan's annual cost is more expensive than average repairs, according to...

2010-10-18 16:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- ComEd today asked the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) for immediate action to redefine a path for Illinois' first Smart Grid pilot in response to a Sept. 30 Illinois Appellate Court decision that effectively kills the study phase of the ICC's plan for modernizing Illinois' electric infrastructure. ComEd has asked the ICC for a decision on a temporary measure that would transfer some of the costs of the pilot into ComEd's general pending rate case...

2010-09-01 16:21:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A report to the General Assembly released today by the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) confirms key estimates Tenaska submitted earlier this year as developer of the Taylorville Energy Center (TEC), a $3.5 billion project to convert Illinois coal into clean burning substitute natural gas and electricity. Many issues raised by the ICC are at odds with policy choices made by the General Assembly, with the support of Attorney General Madigan, in passing...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'