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ComEd Net Metering Changing in 2025

ComEd Net Metering Changing in 2025

ComEd net metering will be changing in 2025 — possibly sooner. The current version is worth about $3500 more to a typical customer.

What’s in the Illinois Energy Transition Act?

What’s in the Illinois Energy Transition Act?

On Monday, September 13, the Illinois Senate is poised to pass the Energy Transition Act. Governor J.B. Pritzker has said he will sign it as soon as possible after it passes. So what is in Illinois’s energy bill?

Naperville Solar Panels Get Extra Incentives

Naperville Solar Panels Get Extra Incentives

Updated: April 26, 2021 Are you a Naperville homeowner thinking about going solar?  Good news: Naperville solar installations in the Naperville Electric Utility service area get a special solar incentive payment of up to $3,000! The Naperville solar incentive is in...

ComEd Loses Lawsuit; Will Pay Municipal Utility Customers to Go Solar

ComEd Loses Lawsuit; Will Pay Municipal Utility Customers to Go Solar

Under the Illinois Shines program, ComEd is required to buy Solar Renewable Energy Credits ("SRECs") from Illinois homeowners who go solar.  For many homeowners, this means a check worth upwards of $10,000.  But, until this week, it appeared that homeowners served by...

Illinois Solar Incentive Payments Are Here!

Illinois Solar Incentive Payments Are Here!

Illinois Shines is finally paying out and Certasun customers got 28% of the very first program distribution.  In total, Certasun customers received $247,016 in solar incentive payments from ComEd. How the Illinois solar incentive payments program works Established by...

Illinois Energy Sources: How Is Illinois Energy Generated?

Illinois Energy Sources: How Is Illinois Energy Generated?

Illinois energy currently comes from a variety of sources, and solar is now a part (and quickly growing part) of that mix. Thanks to new state incentives, over 61,000 homes in Illinois will add rooftop solar over the next few years. This is a massive jump from the 750 Illinois homes that had installed rooftop solar by 2017.

IPA Announces Initial Illinois SREC Prices

IPA Announces Initial Illinois SREC Prices

On June 4, 2018, the Illinois Power Agency (IPA) announced the final SREC prices for solar systems.  These are the incentives ComEd will pay homeowners for installing solar. One SREC represents the renewable attributes of one megawatt-hour (MWh) of energy produced.