Urbana Residents Will Have Opportunity To Vote Yes For Lower Electric Rates

By | 2018-02-13T19:13:24+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Recent news, Success Stories|

City officials in Urbana have approved resolutions to allow residents to vote to join larger scale bulk buying groups to negotiate lower electricity supply rates.  If approved by the electorate on the May 8th primary ballot, Urbana residents will join a bulk buying group comprised of neighboring communities such as Sidney, Bellefontaine, Greenville, West Milton, [...]

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Energy Efficiency & Management To Be Presented At Rend Lake College

By | 2018-02-07T16:06:34+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Recent news|

Businesses, manufacturers, school districts and municipalities all face the same battle; minimizing one of the top expense lines in their budgets.  Facility managers, administrators, CFO’s, engineers and others are invited to attend a free Energy Forum and hear solutions ranging from the very simple to the very complex efficiency opportunities, from experts who have implemented [...]

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Retired Superintendent Terry Milt Joins AGE

By | 2018-01-25T16:42:25+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Recent news|

Former Mt. Vernon Township High School Superintendent Terry Milt has accepted a new role as “Energy Management Coordinator – Educational Facilities” with Southern Illinois based Affordable Gas + Electric (AGE).  In his new role, Milt will coordinate energy management services on behalf of educational facility managers with AGE’s Sr. Energy Strategist and Consultants. Terry is [...]

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AGE Announces Addition of Metro-East Energy Consultant

By | 2018-01-05T17:21:25+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Recent news, Success Stories|

Affordable Gas + Electric (AGE) is pleased to announce the addition of David Spicuzza as Energy Consultant serving the Metro-East market. David is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University with a degree in Mass Communication.  He previously worked with State Farm Insurance agencies in Chicago and St. Louis.  David’s most recent experience was with World [...]

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

By | 2018-01-05T17:19:13+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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