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Electricity Aggregation

Crete to renew electricity aggregation agreement

CRETE | The Village Board gave its approval this week to a measure extending the village's participation in a Will County Governmental League effort that tries to offer lower electric rates to county residents.

June 28, 2014 12:00 am

Crete says residents to see 36 percent savings on electricity rates

CRETE | Village officials are happy their participation in an electricity aggregation group gave Crete residents a significantly lower electricity rate.

May 18, 2014 8:00 pm

South Holland, Lansing to rebid electric power rates under aggregation

Village boards for South Holland and Lansing approved this week to rebid contracts that set rates charged to local customers for their electricity.

March 22, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing prepares to renew electricity aggregation contract

LANSING | Village officials are preparing to renew a contract with a Norwalk, Conn.-based company that helped to negotiate a lower rate for residents' electricity service.

March 08, 2014 12:00 am

Lynwood hires consultant for electrical aggregation

LYNWOOD | Lynwood officials approved an agreement with an energy aggregation consultation firm during a special meeting on the morning of Dec. 26, the first step toward a future referendum that could give village government permission to negotiate lower electricity bills for residents.

January 19, 2014 12:00 am

Lansing residents to see 11 percent drop in electricity rate

LANSING | Village officials have an agreement with a Norwalk, Conn.-based company to provide electricity to local residents at a rate 11 percent less than what Commonwealth Edison would charge.

May 10, 2013 11:36 pm

Officials hope electricity aggregation starts showing benefits by summer

LANSING | Village officials said Tuesday they hope residents will start seeing lower utility bills by this summer as a result of their vote last week in favor of electricity aggregation.

April 16, 2013 10:30 pm

Lansing hosts public hearing on aggregation referendum

LANSING | Village officials who want local residents to give them permission in Tuesday’s municipal elections to negotiate a group rate for utility bills brought in a consultant to address the concerns of residents who had questions about electricity aggregation.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am

Referendums top village president race in Lansing

LANSING | In most municipal elections, the political battle for mayor or village president is the draw.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am

Chicago Heights envisions retail center at former Dodge car dealership

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | In hopes of welcoming a major retailing establishment to the northeast corner of Lincoln Highway and Western Avenue, the City Council on Monday began seeking proposals for the purchase and development of 6 acres of city-owned property at 20937 Western Ave.

March 05, 2013 5:30 pm

Cal City residents can expect letters on opting out of electricity aggregation

CALUMET CITY | Residents should receive by Monday letters informing them of the potential benefits of electricity aggregation, and the process they need to follow if they do not wish to be included.

February 15, 2013 11:31 am

Cal City residents must decide if they want to be included in aggregation

CALUMET CITY | Residents will have the chance in coming weeks to decide if they want to be included in the city’s plan to reduce electricity rates for them through the process of aggregation.

February 03, 2013 12:00 am

Chicago Heights set to implement electrical aggregation program

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | The City Council recently approved a consulting agreement that could lead to significant savings on residents' electric bills.

January 13, 2013 12:00 am

Cal City moving ahead with electricity measure

CALUMET CITY | The City Council plans to hold public hearings Monday and Thursday, as well as a special meeting later this month to accommodate anyone with lingering concerns about the city's plan to negotiate a lower electric utility rate for residents.

January 10, 2013 10:30 pm

Residents warned of solicitors offering alternate electricity programs

CALUMET CITY | Solicitors are trying to get Calumet City residents to sign up to get electric power from different companies, and that has city officials concerned.

December 16, 2012 12:00 am

Chicago to move swiftly with aggregation to help customers capitalize on energy savings

CHICAGO | Speed is a priority in Chicago's tentative timeline for electricity aggregation, an energy buying plan aimed at saving consumers money.

November 18, 2012 12:00 am

Let the bidding begin: Chicagoans approve electricity aggregation to cut bills

CHICAGO | After Tuesday's referendum, the phrase power broker has a whole new meaning for the city of Chicago.

November 09, 2012 12:00 am

Calumet City, Chicago Heights and Dolton voters back electricity aggregation

Electricity aggregation, a process by which municipal governments negotiate bulk rates for electricity for all of their residents to try to achieve lower bills, was a popular concept at the polls Tuesday.

November 06, 2012 11:00 pm

Late push informs Chicago voters about electric service referendum

CHICAGO | Aggregation can save you money on your electric bills. But you have to vote for it on Election Day.

October 27, 2012 8:30 pm

Lansing voters to have say on electricity aggregation in 2013

LANSING | When voters turn out at the polls on April 9 to pick a village president, a clerk and three trustees, they’re also going to choose whether they want municipal officials to negotiate lower electricity rates.

October 21, 2012 12:00 am
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