ComEd and other energy companies call for a ‘rush to renewables.’

Downtown Chicago lit up at night

By Hannah Moulthrop The next Uber or Airbnb in your life may be your local electric utility company. Choosing how to power your home in the future could be more like selecting from your Netflix queue, with a market of energy options to choose from to meet your particular energy needs. And the reinvention is […]

ComEd receives grant for Bronzeville microgrid, residents wonder about jobs

Wind Turbine in western Illinois

By Kaitlin Schuler Commonwealth Edison Co. received a $4 million grant today from a U.S. government initiative for components of its planned microgrid creation in the Chicago Bronzeville neighborhood. ComEd believes that the creation of a microgrid will improve the area by connecting residents and providing energy-saving options and put Chicago on the map as […]