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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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Tackling Climate Change in the Cities We Live In

October 30, 2014

Illustration from Raymond Biesinger in OnEarth profile. OnEarth magazine published a list of nine visionary leaders who are taking action against climate change, starting with the cities they live in. Elevate Energy CEO Anne Evens is on the list for her efforts to build the marketplace for residential hourly pricing, which reduces peak demand and carbon emissions. In [...]

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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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