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Wednesday, May 8, 2024

ComEd Prepares to Power Up Illinois’ Largest EV Battery Plant

Progress is underway on Gotion’s new gigafactory under construction in Manteno, which later this year, will start to produce its first Illinois-made energy storage and EV battery packs used in passenger, public and fleet vehicles driving here in Illinois and across the country. Gotion, a global manufacturing giant based in California, will not only play a key role in growing the state’s EV ecosystem but it will create thousands of jobs to grow the local economy.

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Thursday, January 26, 2023

ComEd Sets Record Reliability to Customers in 2022

 Investments in the power grid continued to pay reliability dividends for ComEd customers as the electric company delivered record reliability in 2022. Since grid improvements began in 2011, overall reliability has improved more than 80 percent. In that time, ComEd has avoided more than 19 million power outages for customers, saving more than $3.3 billion in outage-related costs. In 2022, 85 percent, or nearly 3.5 million ComEd customers, experienced zero or one interruption in service.

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Wednesday, February 16, 2022

ComEd Reliability Strong, Avoiding 17 Million Outages to Customers

ComEd in 2021 delivered some of its highest levels of year over-year reliability as a result of power grid investments such as smart switches that  reroute power around potential problem areas, new storm hardening and vegetation  management solutions, and cable replacement.

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Thursday, January 20, 2022

Strong Energy-Related Assets a Draw to Illinois

Northern Illinois offers new and existing businesses a host of strong energy-related assets, including low and stable power prices, industry-leading reliability, clean energy options, and more.

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021

ComEd Energy Efficiency Program Saves Customers More Than $6B

ComEd customers saved a total of more than $6 billion on their energy bills as a result of the company’s energy efficiency program that launched in 2008. The ComEd Energy Efficiency Program is one of the largest programs in the nation offering residents, businesses and the public sector a variety of options that help them cut back on their energy use, which reduces energy bills and helps the environment.

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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Scholarship Opportunity Through Exelon

Exelon is offering scholarships through their HBCU Corporate Scholars Program for Illinois students pursuing a degree at an accredited HBCU. The deadline to apply is November 12.

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Monday, August 24, 2020

Community Solar Subscriptions Now Available for Kankakee County Businesses and Residents

As solar developments emerge across Kankakee County and the state, small businesses and residents now have the opportunity to contract with approved vendors of the Illinois Shines program to offset their electric costs and support the State of Illinois’ ambitious renewable energy goals. With a Community Solar subscription, qualified users are able to participate in renewable energy generation and energy cost savings, even if they are unable to have an on‐site system at their home or business.

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