Good Energy Talks to Leaders

On Tuesday night, Danville Aldermen heard a presentation from Good Energy, an electric aggregation consulting firm they recently hired to help with their aggregation program. During the presentation, the Aldermen and Mayor Scott Eisenhauer discussed the next steps should a referendum on the April 9 ballot seeking approval to aggregate through Good Energy pass.

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Oakwood hears Details on Electric Aggregation

Electric aggregation, the concept of allowing residents to save money by purchasing energy at wholesale rates, is creating quite a buzz in Illinois. Municipalities all over are looking into how aggregation can save their residents money. This week, the Oakwood Village Trustees added Oakwood to the growing list of interested municipalities.

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City Council Selects Broker for Electric Aggregation

Earlier this year, the DeWitt County board voted to place an electric aggregation referendum on the April 9 ballot. If approved, residents of the municipalities will have the ability to contract consulting firms to help negotiate lower rates from electricity suppliers. Monday, the Clinton City Council voted to contract Good Energy as their consulting firm.

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Edwardsville official Sets Record Straight on Electric Aggregation

The city of Edwardsville recently negotiated new, low electric rates throughHomefield Energy for all residents currently using Ameren Illinois. This was through electric aggregation, a form of collective negotiating approved by residents through a referendum on the last ballot. However, there has been some confusion among residents about the terms of the aggregation, and what it means for them.

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Deadline to Opt-out Nears

On November 6, residents of Edwardsville voted to approve a referendum which allowed City Administrator Ben Dickman to aggregate their energyusage in an attempt to secure lower energy rates. To aid him in this task, and with the approval of the city council, he hired Good Energy, an experienced municipal energy consulting firm that works with many other local municipalities, as well. One of the terms of the contract is that all residents will have the option to opt-out of the aggregation once the final contract is signed with the wholesale provider.

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Westville Puts Electric Aggregation on Ballot

Joining the growing number of municipalities voting on electrical aggregation, Westville Village Board members approved a measure to add a referendum to the ballot in April. This measure puts aggregation to a village-wide vote, allowing the residents to determine whether or not they will aggregate. It is a process which has been tried with success by many Illinois municipalities.

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A Mere Five Percent of Normal Residents Opted Out of Electric Aggregation

In the November general election, Normal residents passed a referendum allowing their town to join a local electric aggregation run by aggregation consulting firm Good Energy. As a stipulation in the contract for the municipal aggregation, all Normal residents were offered a chance to opt out of the aggregation by mail. The deadline to opt out was December 16, and the results are in.

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Monticello Puts Electric Aggregation on April 2013 Ballot

Electric aggregation is now a consideration for another Illinois city. The Monticello City Council has voted to put municipal aggregation to a city wide vote this April. If approved, residents stand to save substantially on their electric bill.

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McLean County Board Selects Electric Aggregation Consulting Firm

After much debate, the McLean County Board approves a contract with electric aggregation firm Good Energy. The vote allows Good Energy to begin educating the public on what electric aggregation is and how it will affect residents, and it will allow Good Energy to begin preparing for negotiations on a lower bid price, should the referendum pass.

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Unincorporated Woodford County, Streator to Vote on Electric Aggregation

April 9 is sizing up to be quite a day for voters in Central and Southern Illinois. A referendum to allow municipal aggregation will be appearing on nearly every ballot in the area, except those who approved it last March or last November. The Woodford County board and Streator City Council both voted to add the referendum to their ballots, even though both saw the measure fail last year.

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About Good Energy
Good Energy launched a business to bring a simple concept to the marketplace... savings via lower electricity costs and superior efficiency lighting solutions. A smarter way to buy power and to use power. With ever changing technologies and product offerings Good Energy has provided new efficiency applications to the market and has pioneered a community centric buying approach that has achieved hundreds of millions of dollars in savings to the residential and commercial segment.

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