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Chicago Tribune: ComEd’s plan to boost smart grid would hit customers’ wallets, critics say

Commonwealth Edison on Thursday unveiled a plan that it billed as an expansion of ongoing efforts to overhaul the power grid and invest in renewable energy but that critics said would result in customers paying more to the electricity giant. The proposal joins at least two other high-profile energy bills lawmakers are weighing this spring.

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WBEZ: Report touts benefits of alternative energy in Illinois

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Crain’s Chicago Business: ComEd adds heat to already-boiling Illinois energy politics

As energy politics heat up in Illinois, Commonwealth Edison is throwing some more logs on the fire. The utility is backing legislation being introduced today in Springfield that effectively is a response to the clean-jobs bill backed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and a coalition of environmental, consumer and labor groups, along with renewable power

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Utility Drive Op-Ed: A view from Wisconsin on fixed charges and utility-solar troubles

The following is an opinion piece written by Tyler Huebner and Brad Klein. Huebner is the executive director of RENEW Wisconsin, a renewable advocacy organization in the state. Klein is a senior attorney at the Environmental Law & Policy Center, an environmental advocacy organization in the Midwest. Last fall, we participated first-hand in three Wisconsin

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