An underground fire at an Illinois coal mine doesn't appear to be slowing down plans for expansion.
Federal energy regulators ordered the grid operator for a large swath of the central United States to alter rules that govern its annual capacity auction in response to complaints over soaring prices in southern Illinois.
The Illinois city of Urbana is hoping that by making solar more affordable for its residents it can help meet its own goals of reducing greenhouse gases.
While smart meters, energy usage shifts and different pricing plans can potentially help save vast amounts of energy and money, many people don’t feel that they can benefit from or participate in these initiatives.
Demand-based charges normally reserved for big industrial users could also be applied to residential customers if an Illinois utility gets its way in the state legislature.
The Illinois Commerce Commission is examining whether utility executives hid information about the rising cost of a Chicago-area gas main replacement program to win approval of Wisconsin Energy Corp.'s $5.7 billion buyout of Integrys Energy Group Inc. earlier this year.
Illinois is among the most improved states in energy efficiency, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)’s ninth annual State Scorecard released today.
A group of Illinois nonprofits seeks to bundle together enough clean demand response, renewable resources and energy storage to bid it into the PJM Interconnection's capacity auction.
Over the past few weeks, Exelon has secured promises for an additional $1.6 billion or more in revenue from capacity auctions, calling into question the need for the Illinois legislature to step in to keep some power plants running.