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ComEd Offers Ways for Customers to Fall into Savings During National Energy Awareness Month

ComEd residential customers to receive about a $14 credit during October thanks to the Future Energy Jobs Act

Construct Lights Way to Solar Careers

Watch this informative ComEd video about Construct’s new solar curriculum. As a part of ComEd’s commitment to creating a cleaner energy future, this year’s Construct participants studied new curriculum and received hands-on training specific to the expanding field of solar.

More solar jobs require more solar training, and the law provides for new job training by many community organizations in the months ahead. This year’s Construct participants got a head start.

“Once the [solar] market explodes, we will have to be ready to go,” says Chris Williams, an instructor in the Construct program and owner of Millennium Solar Electric, which is based in Park Forest, Ill. “This is where the market is actually going, so it’s important for them to understand and be a part of it.”

ComEd Awards Smart Appliances to Winners of Peak Time Savings Challenge

Smart meter-enabled program rewards customers for reducing their electricity use during highest usage times

ComEd Calls on Third Graders to Design Bill Envelope

ComEd’s “Power of Pictures” Bill Envelope Drawing Contest, will close on Oct. 16 and the company is encouraging interested students to submit their entries for a chance to win a prize and have their picture featured for one month on ComEd bill envelopes.

ComEd Reopens Financial Assistance Satellite Sites to Continue Administering its CARE Funds to Eligible Customers

Today ComEd is reopening satellite sites in local communities to continue administering available financial assistance funds through its CARE programs. With the reopening of CEDA and LIHEAP agencies, which also administer ComEd’s CARE programs, the temporary satellite sites provide additional access in low-income communities where customers can apply for help paying their electric bills. Nearly $1 million remain available for distribution in 2015.

ComEd Opens Satellite Sites to Help Continue Administering Financial Assistance Amid Social Services Shut Down

ComEd today announced it has activated its plan to help continue administering its CARE programs, which provides customers in need with financial assistance to pay their electric bills. As a result of state budget issues some social services agencies like CEDA, which administered ComEd’s CARE program, have been shut down. 

ComEd Launches Summer Internship Program Providing Job Training to More than 250 Students

This summer, ComEd is hiring more than 250 students through its annual summer internship program.

Icebox Derby Challenges Teen Girls to Build Racecars from Recycled Refrigerators

ComEd kicks off competition that inspires young students to explore opportunities in STEM

ComEd Launches Power Line Safety Awareness Campaign

June is National Safety Month and is the official start of summer home improvement season

Electric Supply Costs for ComEd Customers Set to Decrease on June 1

Company launches informative video explaining electricity rates

Illinois Utilities Join Forces to Make Customers Aware of Scam Artists Posing as Utility Workers

Warmer temperatures lead to increased scam activity

ComEd Wins Award for its Supplier Diversity Program

Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council names ComEd “Corporation of the Year”

ComEd Provides $10 Million in Financial Assistance to Customers in Need

2015 assistance funds to help customers facing financial hardship avoid service disconnection

ComEd Employees Plunge into Lake Michigan’s Frozen Water for Special Olympics

“ComEd Coolers” Team Raised More Than $132,000 for Special Olympics as of Saturday Morning

Chicago-Area Teens Explore Unexpected STEM Careers in the Music Industry

ComEd partners with The Remix Project Chicago to launch its “Power of Possibilities” campaign honoring Black History Month


ComEd Celebrates Black History Month

In celebration of Black history Month, ComEd and its parent company, Exelon, held its annual Signature Event.

Chicago Area Utilities Join Forces to Help Families Save Electricity and Natural Gas

Nearly 5,000 Chicago fifth grade students are becoming Super Energy Savers through a joint education program offered by ComEd and Peoples Gas.

ComEd’s Smart Ideas® Energy Efficiency Program To Reach $1 Billion in Customer Savings Milestone

ComEd customers looking to reduce their energy use and save money on their electric bill can turn to the electric company’s Smart Ideas program for a variety of energy-saving solutions.

Illinois Recognized for Electrical Grid Modernization

In the recently released 2014 Grid Modernization Index (GMI), Illinois ranked as the number three state in the nation based on its progress in modernizing its electric systems with smart grid technologies.

ComEd Donates $300,000 for Special Holiday Assistance to Help Senior Citizens Pay Their Electric Bill

Financial assistance helps customers in need this holiday season

Smart Stocking Stuffers - Give The Gift Of Energy With A ComEd Gift Certificate

ComEd has a unique stocking stuffer that could help make the holiday season a little brighter for your loved ones. The company offers gift certificates that can be used to help a friend or family member pay their electric bill.

ComEd Offers Bill Payment Help to Veterans and Active Military Personnel

Financial assistance is available for distribution in 2014 to help customers who have fallen behind on their ComEd bill.

ComEd Volunteers Provide Springtime Care in Hamilton Park

Volunteers from ComEd helped clean up Hamilton Park as part of National Volunteer Week service project on Saturday, April 12.

ComEd Volunteers Provide 16th Ward with Cleaning During National Volunteer Week

Employee volunteers from ComEd partnered with the office of Ald. JoAnn Thompson (16th Ward) for a spring cleaning of the 16th Ward near Earle STEM Elementary School (2240 W. 62nd St.) to celebrate National Volunteer Week. The ComEd volunteers lead the way in cleaning up the blighted area near the school grounds on Monday, April 7.

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