News & Information
June 2, 2022
At Issue with H Wayne Wilson, WTVP l PBS
S34 E43: Why the Cost of Electricity is Rising
The Illinois Power Authority buys electricity that is then distributed by Ameren Illinois. There has been a substantial increase in the cost of electric power. Negotiations for an aggregate purchase of electricity for a group of central Illinois communities were not successful. The director of the Illinois Power Authority and the Peoria city manager explain why costs are up and aggregation is out.
November 21, 2021
Good Energy locks in low rates for Illinois residents despite recent Ameren Illinois price hike: Press Release
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