Electric aggregation savings top one million each for Champaign, Urbana

Champaign residents have saved more than $1 million in the first year of the electric aggregation program, according to Mayor Don Gerard.

Voters in Champaign and Urbana approved the program in the March 2012 primary.  Since that time, several other communities and counties in the area have joined the program, including Savoy and Champaign County.

Gerard said residents in Champaign have saved more than $1.6 million since August of last year.

Meanwhile, Urbana residents have saved more than $1.1 million through the electric aggregation program.  That figures only represents the first nine months of savings.  April, May and June's figures are not yet available.

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pattsi wrote on June 21, 2013 at 3:06 pm

Who provided this data? How does this data compare to the folks on Power Smart Pricing? Has there been a change in the useage since aggregation does nothing to incentivize reduction of use and shifting the time of use.