Topic: Commonwealth Edison Company

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  • In Pictures Scenes from Earth Hour 2009

    The World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) Earth Hour is an annual global event held on the last Saturday of March, in which participants turn off non-essential electrical appliances for an hour in order to raise awareness on climate change. This picture provided by Commonwealth Edison shows buildings in downtown Chicago darkened during Earth Hour 2009 on Saturday, March 28, 2009. The Wrigley Building is seen at center.

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  • Heat wave: Can the power grid handle it?

    Heat wave: Can the power grid handle it?

    With the upper half of the US in the grip of a heat wave, energy usage is hitting records or near-records. But grid operators say they are prepared for the increased demand.

  • In Pictures Scenes from Earth Hour 2009

    The World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) Earth Hour is an annual global event held on the last Saturday of March, in which participants turn off non-essential electrical appliances for an hour in order to raise awareness on climate change. This picture provided by Commonwealth Edison shows buildings in downtown Chicago darkened during Earth Hour 2009 on Saturday, March 28, 2009. The Wrigley Building is seen at center.

  • Energy use falls when neighbors compete

    Energy use falls when neighbors compete

    A California utility is using smiley faces on customer bills to show how people's usage compares with their neighbors'.

  • CIT plight hints at more bankruptcies ahead

    CIT plight hints at more bankruptcies ahead

    According to Standard & Poor's, 181 companies this year have defaulted on their debt – four times the number last year.