Insull and the ICC

I have previously told of my encounter with Samuel Insull’s secretary on a train ride to Springfield. He told me that Insull got tired of bribing the Illinois General Assembly. Insull decided that creating a Commerce Commission would be cheaper … Continue reading

Electricity Aggregation (Bulk Buying) Looking Better and Better

In 2012, there were many referendums asking whether residents wanted to have their municipalities or McHenry County to buy electricity for them, rather than take the power directly from Commonwealth Edison. The article Electric Aggregation Referendum Results Decidedly Mixed explains … Continue reading