CHICAGO, September 27, 2022--ComEd has begun piloting an innovative approach to vegetation management near powerlines with the help of specialized drones. The first deployment of drone-delivered herbicide took place on two-acres of ComEd right-of-way land in Forest View, Ill. in late August. The drone deployment process took 45 minutes and 0.75 gallons of herbicide to complete what would have taken a human crew approximately two days of work and 8 gallons of herbicide solution. Recent inspection
CHICAGO, September 22, 2022--Nearly 130,000 homeowners and renters across northern Illinois saved a total of approximately $17.5 million on their energy bills, based on 2021 rates, through a ComEd offering that assesses the interior of a home or unit to find ways to lower energy costs.
CHICAGO, September 15, 2022--After two years of disruptions due to the pandemic, in-person performances and theaters are back in northern Illinois. To increase access to the arts in northern Illinois, ComEd and the League of Chicago Theatres today announced that they have awarded $160,000 in funding to local community arts organizations across the region. Through ComEd’s annual Powering the Arts Program, individual grants ranging from $10,000-$25,000 will go to 18 nonprofit organizations, includ