Southern Illinois Communities to See Lowest Aggregation Rates Since Its Inception

Residents of nearly one hundred Southern Illinois communities including Mt. Vernon, Marion, Nashville, West Frankfort, Murphysboro, Lawrenceville, Sparta, Du Quoin and others will begin receiving letters from Homefield Energy confirming their enrollment in the new rates.  Collinsville based, Homefield Energy, was the winning bidder with a rate of 4.391 cents per kwh.  The new rate [...]

By |2020-10-19T13:41:22+00:00October 19th, 2020|Recent news, Success Stories|Comments Off on Southern Illinois Communities to See Lowest Aggregation Rates Since Its Inception

Mt. Vernon Outland Airport Seeks Solar Options

Mt. Vernon Outland Airport has issued a Request For Proposal to solar developers, seeking a capital free solar deployment to serve the Airport’s largest electricity accounts.  The RFP requests proposals from qualified companies capable of designing, engineering, installing, financing and maintaining solar PV systems at the airport.  The goal of the solar deployment is to [...]

By |2020-02-12T13:03:13+00:00February 12th, 2020|Recent news, Success Stories|Comments Off on Mt. Vernon Outland Airport Seeks Solar Options

City of Carbondale, IL Leads With Solar Deployment

<Carbondale, IL> Reaching its goal of becoming a leader in sustainable energy, the City of Carbondale approved a PPA (Power Purchase Agreement) which will allow for the deployment of a $2.4M solar project which will power a portion of the City’s municipal buildings. “Our goal was to become a leader in the deployment of [...]

By |2019-12-02T16:28:10+00:00December 2nd, 2019|Recent news, Success Stories|Comments Off on City of Carbondale, IL Leads With Solar Deployment

AGE Announces Strategic Acquisition

  Southern Illinois based Affordable Gas + Electric, LLC (AGE) announces its acquisition of Eagle Energy, LLC (Eagle Energy) of Cincinnati, Ohio in what it expects to be a series of strategic acquisitions for the company. “We are very pleased to announce this acquisition of Eagle Energy.  Eagle Energy is very well respected, and well [...]

By |2019-01-07T17:57:30+00:00January 7th, 2019|Recent news, Success Stories|Comments Off on AGE Announces Strategic Acquisition

Eight Teachers Chosen to Receive Classroom Grants

Eight teachers from throughout Central and Southern Illinois have been awarded a series of classroom grants totaling $2,500 from the Illinois Schools Energy Management Group (ISEM).  The recipients of the ISEM Teacher Grants include Evelyn Suggs (Massac County High School), Regenna Bierman (Marion Jr. High School), Brittany Huff (Centralia High School), Elaine Bogard (Grayville Jr-Sr [...]

By |2018-08-15T20:44:49+00:00August 15th, 2018|Recent news, Success Stories|Comments Off on Eight Teachers Chosen to Receive Classroom Grants

Industry Veteran Named Vice President, GA & New Business Development

An industry veteran of 27 years is joining Affordable Gas + Electric, LLC (AGE) as Vice President of Governmental Aggregation & New Business Development.  Mark Berry, former VP of Municipal Sales and Principal of Governmental Aggregations for Constellation, will be heading the governmental aggregations for AGE.  In addition to his role in the GA space, [...]

By |2018-07-12T14:20:53+00:00July 12th, 2018|Recent news, Success Stories|Comments Off on Industry Veteran Named Vice President, GA & New Business Development

AGE Announces 3 Year Commitment as Title Sponsor For JCSA’s Pony Baseball 8U Pinto World Series

Jefferson County Sports Authority (JCSA) is pleased to announce that Affordable Gas + Electric (AGE) has made a three-year commitment to become the Title Sponsor for the Pony Baseball “Pinto International Baseball Classic”, known as the Pinto 8-year old and under World Series.  The Pinto World Series will be held July 19-21 at Cusumano Sports [...]

By |2018-07-06T20:32:02+00:00July 6th, 2018|Recent news, Success Stories|Comments Off on AGE Announces 3 Year Commitment as Title Sponsor For JCSA’s Pony Baseball 8U Pinto World Series

Electric & Natural Gas Aggregations Approved By Voters

City of Urbana residents voted to improve their collective negotiating power with the approval of electricity and natural gas aggregations ballot questions.  The approval allows Affordable Gas + Electric (AGE), the City’s consultant on the matter, to negotiate bulk electricity and natural gas supply rates for residents inside the City’s incorporated limits.  Urbana residents join [...]

By |2018-05-11T13:21:26+00:00May 11th, 2018|Recent news, Success Stories|Comments Off on Electric & Natural Gas Aggregations Approved By Voters

City of Collinsville Joins Chamber’s Electricity Buying Group

On Monday, March 12, the City of Collinsville voted to include the City’s municipally owned electricity accounts with the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce’s Bulk Electricity & Natural Gas Buying Group,.  By doing so, the City of Collinsville will see an immediate reduction in electricity supply rates of nearly 20% resulting in savings of a minimum [...]

By |2018-03-16T15:30:32+00:00March 16th, 2018|Recent news, Success Stories|Comments Off on City of Collinsville Joins Chamber’s Electricity Buying Group

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

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, [...]

By |2018-02-13T19:13:24+00:00February 13th, 2018|Recent news, Success Stories|Comments Off on Urbana Residents Will Have Opportunity To Vote Yes For Lower Electric Rates