A second public meeting has been set to discuss the upcoming ComEd power auction. The first such meeting was conducted June 1 in New York City, not in the state it will affectIllinois. Former Rockford Mayor Charles Box now head of the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), which regulates ComEd and other utilities.
Coming back to customers, the next scheduled session will be in Chicago at the Marriott Chicago OHare June 29. Information about the meeting and directions to the hotel may be obtained by calling (773) 693-4444.
The meeting is free and open to the public, press, industry representatives and other interested parties. If you wish to attend, you are asked to e-mail MIP@Illinois-Auction.com and specify how many will attend, your name, company and contact information.
A session for bidders only was conducted June 7 in Chicago. The auction is a method selected by ComEd to determine rates for wholesale electric power purchases for supply in 2007.
The ICC, on Jan. 24, issued an order authorizing the use of the auction process by ComEd and Ameren Corp. to supply power to Illinois customers.
From the June 14-20, 2006, issue