Illinois Launching NextGrid Utility Of The Future Study, Electricity Markets, Customer Issues On Tap
The Illinois Commerce Commission will launch its NextGrid utility of the future study on Sept. 28
NextGrid is an approximately 18-month consumer-focused study to address critical issues facing Illinois’ electric utility industry in the coming decade and beyond. Managed by the Illinois Commerce Commission, the study will examine the use of new technologies to improve the state’s electric grid while minimizing energy costs to consumers. The study will focus on innovation, technological advancements, economic development, environmental considerations and education.