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The results of a "capacity auction" announced Friday mean a big power bill increase for customers in Northern Illinois in 2018. "Illinois' electricity market is not working well for consumers," CUB Executive Director David Kolata said. "This price spike is one more red flag that the rules governing the capacity auction open the door for power generators like Exelon, NRG and Dynegy to make windfall profits."
StopIllinoisRateHikes.org is a special online center where you can learn how two recent electricity auctions mean price spikes for Illinois consumers—and what you can do about it!
Suspension Of PIPP Leaves 50,000 Without Energy Financial Assistance
James C., a fixed-income Hartford resident who uses an oxygen machine, depended on the Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP) to keep his electric bills affordable. In June, to fill a state budget gap, PIPP was suspended indefinitely.