ComEd smart grid bill signed into law by Rauner
A bill that could outcome in electric price increases through the end of the decade as two main energy organizations move forward on a sweeping grid modernization program was approved Friday by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.
The measure allows Commonwealth Edison and Ameren Illinois to keep away from legislative overview of the digital clever grid system till 2019 alternatively of 2017. Critics argue the move sets the stage for the politically influential corporations to win annual rate hikes via a formula that is weighted in favor of utilities over shoppers.
Your money, ComEd’s donation: Clients spend tab for contributions Julie Wernau Commonwealth Edison spent $27,000 in ratepayer dollars in 2013 for a golf outing hosted by members of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus, which was raising money for the legislative body’s foundation. Commonwealth Edison spent $27,000 in ratepayer income in 2013 for a golf outing hosted by members of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus, which was raising dollars for the legislative body’s foundation. ( Julie Wernau )