Illinois summers are hot! But staying cool throughout them doesn't have to put a dent in your pocketbook. Learn how to beat the heat and still save.
A retired Ottawa couple called CUB to find out how they had gotten signed up for a really bad natural gas deal. (You'll be surprised to find out what happened!) See how the consumer group worked with NBC 5 Chicago to get the couple a $1,500 refund.
We're in the middle of a month-long Consumer Campaign to fight billions of dollars in rate-hike cases, and we're hoping for 100 percent participation. Please, join the fight and sign our petition against higher rates!
Read CUB's statement on energy negotiations in light of Exelon's Nuclear-plant announcement.
Expert testimony shows that Illinois American Water's $43 million rate hike should be cut by more than 60 percent. Join the fight and send a message to state regulators!
The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) has approved an $18.5 million settlement with the parent company of Peoples Gas, including a $10 million refund for Chicago gas customers. CUB thanked the ICC for quick approval of the settlement, and Attorney General Lisa Madigan for her strong leadership in securing the pro-consumer settlement.
Bad news for ComEd customers today: The utility has asked state regulators for a $138 million delivery rate hike. CUB will review the proposal "and do everything we can to eliminate wasteful spending and reduce the rate hike as much as possible," CUB Executive Director David Kolata said today.