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.
The Economic Alliance works diligently to report in a timely manner on things like local business expansion, new business development, new and enhanced development incentives, economic news and other items of interest to our community investors and investor prospects.
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.
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.
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.
Ranked in the top one percent of utilities across the United States, ComEd made infrastructure improvements that helped attract $2.7 billion in investment and create 6,400 new jobs.
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.