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Our goal is as basic as it is bold: Smarter energy use for all.

Elevate Energy is a community of thinkers and doers who believe that everyone should have the access to resources that enable more efficient energy use.

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How Does ComEd’s Hourly Pricing Program Work, and What Does Weather Have To Do With It?

October 28, 2014

You’ve likely heard us tout the benefits of hourly pricing programs, which allow participants to pay hourly, market-based prices for electricity. With these programs, shifting electricity usage to lower priced hours can lower residential electric bills. We administer both Ameren Illinois’ Power Smart Pricing program and the ComEd Residential Real-Time Pricing (RRTP) program. In addition [...]

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Energy Efficiency Is Key to Meeting Illinois’ Carbon Targets

October 15, 2014

This post is written by Marcella Bondie Keenan, policy fellow at Elevate Energy.  At Elevate Energy, we understand that taking action on climate benefits communities. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan will help protect our climate by reducing carbon emissions from the power sector. The Clean Power Plan (also known as “111d,” [...]

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