Let's see if I have this straight. LED (stands for light-emitting diode) lights are 50% more energy efficient than sodium vapor lights, they last 15-20 years instead of 2-5 years, and they spread their illumination far more evenly than standard streetlights.
With the pandemic restrictions being dialed back, both ComEd and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) are warning all of us to be on the lookout for utility-company imposters approaching homes and businesses to steal information and valuables.
ComEd is warning customers about scam artists posing as employees. According to Channel 7 in Chicago:
ComEd reports a 260 percent jump in the number of scams between last November and December.
Scammers contact customers by phone and in-person to tell them their service will be disconnected unless payment is made...
There's likely to be a little bit of good news in your electricity bill starting in 2016.
The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved rate a decrease for ComEd next year, the first such reduction in three years. According to the Chicago Tribune, that means you should see a smaller bill in January:
The lowered delivery rate announced Wednesday reflects efficiencies generated from the ongoing ro
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As part of a $2.6 billion grid modernization program, ComEd is set to begin the installation of more than 80,000 smart meters in Rockford.
According to a press release, smart meters provide customers with access to more information about energy use through online energy-management tools that can help customers manage their electric bills...