By The Chicago Times Business Staff
December 28, 2021
CHICAGO – On December 20, ComEd announced that customers saved more than $6 billion on energy costs as a consequence of the company’s energy efficiency initiative, which began in 2008.
The ComEd Energy Efficiency Program is one of the largest in the country, providing homes, companies, and the public sector with a number of alternatives to assist them minimize their energy usage, which lowers energy costs.
Since 2008, the program has assisted customers in saving enough energy to power more than 6.5 million homes for a year.
“ComEd remains committed to safely delivering the clean, reliable and affordable energy our families, communities and businesses depend on to power their lives. For over 13 years, our energy efficiency offerings have empowered residential and business customers to take control of their energy use, while helping hard-working families – many facing economic hardships – to reduce their electric bills and save money.” said Erica Borggren, vice president of customer solutions at ComEd.
Commonwealth Edison is the major electric company in Illinois and the primary provider of electricity in Chicago and parts of Northern Illinois. Commonwealth Edison has been Northern Illinois’ principal power distribution services provider for more than a century. ComEd is now a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, one of the nation’s major electric and gas utility holding firms headquartered in Chicago. ComEd delivers electricity to over 3.8 million people in Northern Illinois.