Conserving, And Saving Money In The Process

A first-in-the-nation experiment in electricity pricing is demonstrating that consumers are willing to change how they use electricity -- and save money in the process.
January 21, 2005, 8am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"If you knew you could buy groceries cheaper if you waited until after 10 p.m., would you do it? How about electricity?In a three-year test program, about 1,300 Commonwealth Edison customers in the city and suburbs are buying their electricity on an hourly basis, rather than using a flat rate...Confounding the notion that customers wouldn't bother monitoring their usage, ComEd customers on the 'Energy Smart Pricing Plan' have made small but significant changes in the way they use electricity and saved about 15 percent on their bills."

Thanks to Kara Heffernan

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Published on Friday, January 14, 2005 in Chicago Sun-Times
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