Community > Electricity Supplier - Constellation Energy
Changes to Electric Bill Effective June 2016
The Village’s current aggregation contract with Constellation ends in
May of 2017. However, as a result of the regulatory change, the
Village’s aggregation rate will change from $6.621 cents per kWh to
$7.152 cents per kWh effective with the June 2016 meter read (to be
first seen on your July ComEd bill). ComEd releases their new annual
rate at the end of May. It is very possible that the Village’s
aggregation rate will be above the ComEd rate beginning in June. Based
on an average home in the aggregation program, the Village estimates the
price increase amounts to approximately $3 monthly per the average home.
The Village urges aggregation participants to stay informed about
electric supply options whether through ComEd or other suppliers through
Plug In Illinois (pluginillinois.org).
Customers who wish to leave the Village’s aggregation program can do so
by contacting Constellation directly at 1-877-585-3435. There are NO
early termination fees.
Should you have any questions about the
information provided, please call the Village’s aggregation
consultants (NIMEC) at 1-800-727-3820 or Public Works at 847-279-6900.
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October 2014 Update - Wheeling Electric Aggregation Program Savings to
date: $2.6 Million. Click here for more information
In 2012, Village of Wheeling voters approved a referendum authorizing
the Village to engage in an electric aggregation program to provide
reduced rates for eligible residents and small business customers.
The Village partnered with the Villages of Palatine, Buffalo Grove,
Arlington Heights, Lincolnshire, Vernon Hills, and Long Grove to form
the Northwest Consortium in order to combine our purchasing efforts and
obtain better pricing.
Since the inception of the Consortium’s electric aggregation program,
the Consortium has saved participating residents and small business
customers a cumulative total of $27.3 million. The Village of Wheeling
has alone saved our residents and small customers $2.8 million. This has
resulted in savings of $256 to the average sized residential account.
Additionally, the Village opted to purchase renewal energy credits as
part of the total pricing option, which has equated to a reduction of
CO2 emissions by 145,750 tons.