| Apr 24, 2014
As the once-touted savings of municipal electric aggregation programs start to recede across some Illinois communities, Des Plaines officials want to wait until June before deciding whether to place an aggregation referendum question on the November...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 1:37 PM
A federal bankruptcy court judge on Tuesday approved the sale of all assets and operating companies of Edison Mission Energy -- parent of Illinois coal plant owner Midwest Generation -- to New Jersey-based NRG Energy Inc. for $2.6 billion.
The deal --...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:05 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn said he will sign legislation Saturday to free up $30 million for the purchase of solar energy for Illinois electricity customers, a move expected to help the state catch up on its lagging renewable energy goals.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: January existing home sales
Local earnings: None
Other earnings: Ameren Corp., Boise Cascade, Crown Media, Dish Netweork, Libbey Inc.,
Of note: Fed's Bullard speaks on the economy, Fed's Fisher speaks on the economy
| May 30, 2014
| 11:03 AM
State legislators Friday passed a bill that will open up money to purchase solar energy for Illinois consumers.
The bill passed easily in both chambers and will allow Illinois to purchase solar power until a more permanent solution is presented to fix...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:50 PM
MEREDOSIA, Ill. In 2003, President George W. Bush unveiled plans for the world's first zero-emissions coal plant, a project that would serve as a global showcase of America's ability to reduce carbon emissions from fossil fuels.
This FutureGen plant...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Regulators are investigating a New York-based electricity supplier, which is accused of using “deceptive marking practices” in Illinois.
According to Citizens Utility Board, a Chicago-based consumer watchdog group, the Illinois Commerce...