The electric utility's delivery rates will rise sharply next year, with the average household bill going up about $5.50 a month. Regulators approved the increase today.
A ruling against the U.S. Energy Department for failing to create a high-level nuclear waste repository amounts to a potential windfall for the utility.
(AP) — The Illinois Pollution Control Board agreed Thursday to give a Texas company extra time to install pollution controls at five Illinois coal-fired power plants, saying it would be an economic hardship for the company to do it sooner.
City customers of Peoples Gas will pay considerably more this winter than last. Suburbanites served by Nicor won't have to dig as deep.
State Sen. Don Harmon issued an unusual threat yesterday to retail energy suppliers after tabling for now a proposal they oppose to reform the state's clean-energy law.
Facing deteriorating sentiment on Wall Street, Exelon CEO Christopher Crane directly challenged analysts' views on his company and put a time limit on his patience: one year.
(AP) — The nation's largest supplier of wholesale electric power said its third-quarter net income rose as expenses fell.
Exelon Corp., Illinois' largest power generator, and environmental groups have reached an agreement in principle on legislation to jump-start the state's stalled clean-energy industry.
Some of the coal-fired power plants serving the Chicago area are expected to survive thanks to a $2.6 billion deal inked today.
A whistle-blower's lawsuit accusing Peoples Gas of misleading state regulators on its response times to reports of gas leaks can go forward, the Illinois Appellate Court has ruled.
The charge is meant to cover the cost of having an employee read holdout customers' old-fashioned electric meters every month.
The Illinois Appellate Court decided Sept. 27 in favor of consumer advocates in a rate dispute that originally surfaced in 2007.
Illinois' largest coal producer has proposed paying for costly environmental upgrades at a downstate plant in exchange for Dynegy agreeing to burn Illinois coal at the facility.
The city is asking the state to change its method of buying power for utility customers in a way that almost certainly would hike electricity rates for those still getting juice from ComEd.
Foresight said it would would pay for expensive pollution control equipment needed to comply with tightening clean-air requirements if it received from the state a contract to buy its coal.
Eighteen months after completing a $7.9 billion acquisition, Exelon Corp. is on the hunt again.
Commonwealth Edison Co.'s issues with overheating "smart meters," three of which caused home fires in the last few years, were due to improper installation of the devices rather than the meters themselves, according to a new report.
The utility company's stock was down today because of investor concern about deteriorating future power prices.
The utility failed last year to meet a key reliability standard in the smart grid law despite experiencing far fewer violent summer storms than in 2011 and overhauling how it responds to mass storm-related outages.
CEO Anne Pramaggiore took home more than $2 million in cash, stock and benefits last year, reversing an earlier policy in which brass didn't get shares in the parent company.