A proposal from the state’s Citizens Utility Board wants to make anonymous data open to third-party researchers.
The Illinois utility’s pilot program will offer three separate rates that will save money for customers who avoid peak hours.
An annual survey shows tech-savvy customers are more interested in saving energy than the general public.
A study from the Illinois Citizens Utility Board suggests that low-income customers may pay more than their fair share for electricity.
As utilities deploy smart grid technology, more are also investing in telecom infrastructure to transmit data.