California, Illinois and Texas lead grid modernization efforts

By: Frank Andorka |

A new report, released ahead of a conference on grid modernization, lauds California, Illinois and Texas as the three top states leading the grid modernization revolution in the United States.

The fourth annual Grid Modernization Index (GMI-4) report, a collaboration between the GridWise Alliance and Clean […]

2017-11-28T09:32:07-05:00November 28th, 2017|California Market, Illinois Market, Texas Market|

Illinois Commerce Commission requests public comments on energy resource adequacy concerns

By: Kevin Randolph |

The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) recently announced the opening of a public comment period on energy resource adequacy concerns following several power plant retirements ahead of the potential closing of other plants.

Dynegy, the largest producer of electricity in Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) Zone 4, has said that a […]

2017-11-14T09:21:41-05:00November 14th, 2017|Illinois Market|

CT Electricity Rates Are Going Up In January

By: Jack Kramer |

Utility bills for homeowners will be going up by an average of $7.45 cents per month as of Jan. 1, 2018.

The Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) Friday released revised generation rates for residential and business customers taking Standard Service generation from Eversource Energy, and the United Illuminating Company (UI).

Eversource’s […]

2017-11-08T08:39:51-05:00November 8th, 2017|Connecticut Market|

New Illinois rules aim to protect customers of alternative energy suppliers

By: Kari Lydersen |

New rules recently issued by the Illinois Commerce Commission aim to rein inalternative retail electric suppliers that have allegedly over-charged scores of customers with deceptive marketing and variable rates.

While groups representing the alternative supplier industry support the rules as adopted, several key provisions proposed by the commerce […]

2017-11-08T08:38:02-05:00November 8th, 2017|Illinois Market|