Illinois Electricity Provider - Deregulation

GDF SUEZ Energy Resources received its state license as commercial electricity provider from the Illinois Commerce Commission on June 7, 2005. The company is marketing electricity for commercial and industrial customers in the ComEd service territory.

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Deregulation in Illinois
This is a sizeable and sophisticated energy market, consisting of more than 95 percent of the load in Illinois. 

What happens when you choose a new commercial electricity supplier?

  • The new supplier notifies the old supplier and utility that you have changed suppliers.
  • The new supplier transmits utility account information to the utility in order to enroll you as a customer.
  • The utility confirms, by letter to you, of your new supplier selection and the date your new service begins.
  • The actual change of supplier occurs on the meter reading date following a successful enrollment.

For more on the history, structure and future of Illinois’ deregulated electricity market, visit the Illinois Commerce Commission.


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