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Victory! Cincinnati chooses clean, green energy – again
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Victory! Cincinnati chooses clean, green energy – again

CINCINNATI — “Yesterday the people of Cincinnati achieved another victory in the fight for clean air and to promote renewable energy. Last week, Interim City Manager Scott Stiles announced that First Energy Solutions would be the city’s electricity supplier and that the contract did not include the “green energy” option. […]

ACTION ALERT: Keep Cincinnati a clean, green energy city
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ACTION ALERT: Keep Cincinnati a clean, green energy city

In 2012, Cincinnati became the largest city in the nation to opt for 100% clean, green energy by requiring all energy providers seeking a contract with the newly aggregated city to include a renewable energy option in their proposals. Aggregation is the process by which all city residents were added […]

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Electrical aggregation on the April ballot for dozens of ccommunities

WILLIAMSON CO, IL — “Electrical aggregation is on the April ballot for at least 30 southern Illinois communities. It’s a process that seeks the lowest rate for the supply portion of your utility bill by grouping everyone’s homes and businesses together in one large bundle. Many local city leaders are encouraging […]

City finalizes aggregation details
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City finalizes aggregation details

DEER PARK — “As a result of the November election, in which Deer Park residents voted for gas and electric aggregation plans, residents will be included in gas and electric aggregation programs this spring. City council voted in December to hire locally based Energy Alliances Inc.–Integrys Energy Services Inc. to provide […]

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New survey raises questions about electric aggregation

BLOOMINGTON, IN — “A new survey analyzing the deregulated electricity market in Illinois is drawing some negative conclusions, while acknowledging impressive savings consumers are realizing because of voter approval of electric aggregation referendums across the state. The Citizens Utility Board, a statewide consumer watchdog group, has come up with a […]

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Next step in deregulation?

COLUMBUS — “At least one energy company doesn’t like laws that allow cities to negotiate utility deals on behalf of residents. Dominion, the Virginia-based company, said in a conference call with investors that the growing use of these deals ‘frustrates choice.’ …The group-buying deals are often called “municipal aggregation.” Dozens […]

Cities take on utility role
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Cities take on utility role

Chicago and other communities buy cheaper, often cleaner energy for residents CHICAGO, IL  — “More U.S. cities are jumping into the electricity-buying business, in an effort to capture cheaper—and often cleaner—power available through the open market. Chicagoans passed a ballot measure last week that authorizes the city to buy bulk […]

Anderson Twp. considers electric aggregation
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Anderson Twp. considers electric aggregation

ANDERSON TWP — “Anderson Township residents could see some electric savings this year if township officials move forward with an electric aggregation proposal. Assistant Administrator Suzanne Parker said they’ve been looking at options for electric aggregation where township officials would negotiate with electric companies for a lower rate, with the […]

Some Cincy residents could see electric savings this month
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Some Cincy residents could see electric savings this month

CINCINNATI — “Cincinnati’s electric aggregation program has now officially been in place for more than a month. City spokeswoman Meg Olberding said some residents should notice a change soon. ‘So folks in the city who are now part of this will start seeing the savings reflected in their July bills,’ […]

City of Cincinnati electricity buying group savings to start soon
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City of Cincinnati electricity buying group savings to start soon

CINCINNATI — “Eligible residential and small business customers are now receiving their welcome packet for the new buying group formed after voters authorized the City to negotiate group savings for electricity and natural gas last fall. Read the City Manager’s most recent memo, including Q&A about the buying group, here. Consumers […]