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Your commentary was perfect! The same goes for ComEd as for ConEd.

Your commentary was perfect! The same goes for ComEd as for ConEd. Both neglected their first duty: to keep the lights on and AC humming. I hope this served as a wake-up call to the industry, just as the TMI-2 accident did 10 years ago. The problem then was (and in the power distribution part of the business still is) that top management gets preoccupied with the glamourous new areas and pays for "new ventures" by trimming the budgets of the "old and routine" parts of the enterprise, doing the m

ComEd launches Chicago Solar

To provide renewable energy options to its 3.4 million customers, ComEd plans to team up with Spire Corp., and invest $6 million in a new Chicago solar manufacturing company.

Aquila Energy supplies NG to ComEd:

Aquila Energy, a subsidiary of UtiliCorp United, agreed to supply Chicago`s ComEd with up to 625,000 decatherms of natural gas a day (providing enough electricity to heat or cool 17,000 homes) to fuel its peaking facilities in the greater Chicago area.

ComEd, APX create Illinois exchange

ComEd and California`s Automated Power Exchange (APX) recently teamed up to open an electricity exchange in Illinois, which they hope to have up and running later this year.

ComEd Finds Unique Way to Boost Power into Substations

As the mercury rises in the thermometer, carrying with it the playful, light-hearted spirits of those struck by spring fever, electric utility planners recognize its pragmatic significance--here comes the cooling season.

ComEd readies resources to handle summers sizzle

As the mercury rises in the thermometer, carrying with it the playful, light-hearted spirits of those struck by spring fever, electric utility planners recognize its pragmatic significance-here comes the cooling season.

ComEd is Latest to Join Electric Power Grid Consortium

Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) recently announced it has joined Purdue University, the University of Tennessee, Fisk University and the Tennessee Valley Authority in the Consortium for the Intelligent Management of the Electric Power Grid (CIMEG). The group has been formed to develop an intelligent management system for the nation`s electric power grid. The system, which would operate in a manner similar to a computer network, would help ensure reliability in times of severe natural disasters or ot

ComEd Selects Wireless Communications System Manager

Motorola`s Land Mobile Products Sector (LMPS) has established a multi-year, multi-million dollar agreement with Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) to provide management, maintenance and system support services for the utility`s company-wide wireless communications network. The successful operation of the network is critical to the day-to-day performance of more than 7,500 ComEd employees who require immediate access to information while servicing 3.4 million customers in northern Illinois. The agreemen