Live with an energy hog? Take our simple poll, and you could win two super-efficient LED bulbs, and $100 off your next electric bill. We’ll randomly pick a winner at midnight on Memorial Day!
Under a settlement negotiated by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and CUB, Nicor has agreed to change the name of an unregulated supplier, Nicor Advanced Energy, that has marketed expensive plans and caused a lot of confusion among consumers. Read the Crain’s Chicago Business story about this consumer victory.
Ameren says customers could see two small decreases on their electric bills—one this summer and one in 2017. The June 1 decrease comes after consumer advocates pushed for market reforms in the wake of a 30 percent price spike. Read our Q&A and take our quick poll!
Join 1,350+ who have sent messages to their senators warning them about a bill that could cripple the Federal Communications Commission from acting on consumer complaints about Internet price gouging.
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.
Did executives connected to Peoples Gas mislead state regulators about a disastrous pipeline replacement program that's costing Chicagoans billions of dollars? Urge the Illinois Commerce Commission to issue subpoenas. Consumers deserve the truth.