$35 Bill Credit Coming For Many Southern Illinois Electric Aggregation Customers

By | 2017-07-10T20:47:37+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Recent news, Success Stories|

<Southern Illinois>  Over the past several weeks, the Southern Illinois Aggregation Partnership (SIAP), a joint venture between Affordable Gas & Electric (AGE) and Select Energy Partners – has been working behind the scenes to take advantage of several developments in the short-term power markets to secure a $35 bill credit from Collinsville-based supplier, Homefield Energy [...]

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Illinois Power Veteran Joins AGE as Sr. Energy Strategist

By | 2017-07-07T15:37:31+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Recent news, Success Stories|

  Affordable Gas + Electric (AGE) is pleased to announce the addition of Bob Kelsheimer as Sr. Energy Strategist.  Bob brings over 26 years of electric and gas utility experience to AGE’s management team having worked for Illinois Power and later Dynegy. Bob served as Senior Regional Manager and chief media spokesman for the metro-east [...]

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Increasing the Aggregation Pool – Guest Editorial

By | 2017-06-07T14:25:18+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Recent news, Success Stories|

By Mike Barhorst It has been some time since I wrote about government sponsored aggregation, and I thought it might be a good idea to provide an update.  Readers will likely recall that the Ohio General Assembly made it possible for local communities to join their citizens together to buy natural gas and/or electricity as [...]

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AGE Managing Partner Jeff Haarmann Named Citizen of the Year

By | 2017-05-19T01:22:38+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Recent news|

Chamber announces annual awards By TRAVIS MORSE travis.morse@register-news.com     Mar 16, 2017 MT. VERNON — The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce has selected its Citizen of the Year, Small Business Person of the Year, Young Professional of the Year, Ambassador of the Year, and recipient of the President's Award. Jeff Haarmann is the Citizen of [...]

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Electricity Aggregation Results Yield Significant Savings To Residents

By | 2017-03-03T15:29:57+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Recent news, Success Stories|

<Western Ohio>  Voters in the Western Ohio communities of Bellefontaine, Greenville, Anna, Ansonia, Belle Center, Covington, DeGraff, Quincy, West Milton, Wayne Lakes as well as residents of the unincorporated areas of Newberry Township in Miami County recently approved electricity aggregation referendums.  That vote allowed their communities to seek bulk-negotiated electricity rates for eligible residential and [...]

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Long-Term Electricity Rate Certainty Secured For Southern Illinois Residents

By | 2017-05-18T19:56:49+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Recent news, Success Stories|

For nearly all Southern Illinois residential electricity customers in the Ameren utility area, long-term electric supply rate certainty has been secured through December of 2020.  Final rate negotiations concluded late last week and effectively extend the current residential electric aggregation programs that have delivered substantial savings since their inception. With overwhelming approval of voters between [...]

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Public Invited to Learn About Upcoming Vote for Lower Electricity Rates

By | 2017-05-18T19:56:49+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Recent news|

Residents living in several communities within the DPL electric utility area will have an opportunity to secure lower electricity rates by approving a community aggregation question on ballots this November.  Residents in communities such as Greenville, Bellefontaine, West Milton and Covington are the headlining communities whose residents will have the opportunity to seek lower electricity [...]

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Lower Electricity Rates Are Coming!

By | 2017-05-18T19:56:49+00:00 February 9th, 2016|Recent news, Success Stories|

Lower Electricity Rates Are Coming! Sidney, Botkins, Bradford, Fort Loramie, and Russia Residents/Small Businesses to Benefit Voters in Sidney, Ft. Loramie, Russia, Botkins, and Bradford recently approved electricity aggregation referendums seeking lower electricity rates for eligible residential and small business customers in their respective communities.  Columbus based AEP Energy has been selected to serve the [...]

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Murphysboro Chamber Director Joins AGE

By | 2017-05-18T19:56:50+00:00 December 1st, 2015|Recent news|

Bruce Wallace, long-time Director for the Murphysboro Chamber of Commerce, announced today that he will be leaving his position with the chamber to join Affordable Gas & Electric (AGE) as an Energy Consultant. Wallace has been the chamber’s director for the past 5 years and has led the chamber in marketing, branding and technology utilization [...]

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Electric Aggregation Rates Continue To Provide Savings For Residents

By | 2017-05-18T19:56:50+00:00 October 21st, 2015|Recent news, Success Stories|

On October 1, 2015, Ameren IL announced rate increases to their default supply rates for customers who have not chosen a competitive supplier.  The October adjustment of around 13% comes on the heels of an approximate 30% rate adjustment just 4 months earlier that took effect in June of this year.  The electricity “price to [...]

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