Doing the Work For You with Municipal Electric Aggregation

Municipal electric aggregation can mean big savings for your town's residents.

By Becky Thompson June 11, 2018 – Energy aggregation can mean big savings for Illinois residents. Residential electricity aggregation first emerged in Illinois in 2012-2013 when over 750 communities passed referendums to allow cities to buy electricity for residents. But several years later, deflated utility prices led many communities to return to utility supply. Fast […]

5 Things You’ll Need to Take Your Illinois Business Solar

solar power station green electricity panel view

By Michael DeCaluwe May 14, 2018 – Solar energy initiatives have been in the news a lot lately – from requirements to install solar on new homes in California to community solar projects in the Midwest. Illinois is poised to become a leader in new solar power. There are excellent new economic incentives to install […]

Your Easy Guide to Selecting the Right Commercial Energy Product

Your Easy Guide to Energy Procurement & Product Selection

By Sarah Rousseau April 23, 2018 – So many options. So many details. So many “what-ifs…”. What does it all mean? There is no disputing that energy procurement is extremely complex. The process takes a lot of time (something that, let’s face it, you don’t always have in great supply). It requires evaluating several factors […]

5 Ways to Protect Your Business from Bad Energy Brokers

5 Ways to Protect Your Business from Bad Energy Brokers

By Kurt Backert March 26, 2018 – Clients tell me all the time: “I get a call every day from one of you brokers. It’s getting to be overwhelming.” I get it – it’s tough trying to figure out who you can take seriously in the energy industry. The marketplace has become flooded with “brokers” […]

Your Energy Efficiency Project: 100% Funded with On-Bill Financing

Energy Efficiency Upgrades Funded by On-Bill Financing

By Mike Eckenroth February 12, 2018 – What comes to mind when I say “energy efficiency”? There was a time where energy efficiency seemed out of reach for many organizations. Upgrades were too expensive. Technology was too new or too complicated to implement. Results and success stories seemed too good to be true. But in recent years, […]