When Your Electric Bill Goes Up, Who’re Gonna Thank?

It won’t be Ghostbusters. The Senate roll call of override of Governor Pat Quinn’s Senate Bill 9. which overrides an Illinois Commerce Commission decision,  is below: Besides two of three State Senators representing McHenry County–Pam Althoff and Karen McConnaughay–potential candidates … Continue reading

Erin Smith Sees Threat to Electric Aggregation Savings from ICC Regulation

The final part of Lakewood Village President Ern Smith’s winter newsletter follows: Electrical Aggregation In the spring of 2012, our residents approved a referendum [results for all such referendums at link] by the widest margin in McHenry County to implement … Continue reading

Nasty Trees Take Out Coventry Power Near McHenry Avenue

Got this from the Crystal Lake Police: “A power outage has occurred in the area of Dartmoor and McHenry due to downed trees. “Comed is on scene working to address the problem as we speak. They estimate power restoration at … Continue reading

Electric Aggregation Consortium Agrees on 46% Reduction from Current Rates

A press release from the Northern Illinois Governmental Electric Aggregation Consortium and the Northern Illinois Governmental Electric Aggregation Consortium: Direct Energy Offers Fixed Electricity Price to Five Communities in the Northern Illinois Governmental Electric Aggregation Consortium Illinois (April 30-, 2012) … Continue reading