The Daily Northwestern

Evanston City Council approves new contract for electric aggregation

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

April 2, 2013

Evanston aldermen on Monday approved a new contract for the city’s electric aggregation program, bumping most residents’ rates by more than 8 percent beginning this summer. “We reaffirmed our commitment to 100 percent...

New sustainability group aims to protect, expand Evanston’s urban forest

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

November 11, 2012

Evanston TreeKeepers, a new community organization focused on preserving and expanding the local tree population, is launching this week with its first meeting Wednesday night. TreeKeepers founder Wendy Pollock said the group...

Evanston residents on new energy plan support renewables, may not receive them

Audrey Cheng, Reporter

October 11, 2012

Evanston's search for a new electricity supplier was carried out from March through August, with less than 2 percent of eligible residents and small business owners opting out of the program. The electricity aggregation program ...

Evanston’s energy aggregation plan produces consumer savings

Manuel Rapada, Assistant City Editor

September 27, 2012

Nearly 25,000 Evanston residential and small business electricity customers are now receiving 100 percent renewable energy and saving money on their utility bills, according to city officials. Customers eligible for the city’s...