The Village of Lemont, along with 16 other municipalities, has been a member of the Will County Governmental League Electrical Aggregation Group (WEAG) since 2012. The sole purpose of this group is to pool its residential electrical accounts together in order to gain buying power for the purchase of competitively priced electricity from a certified alternative retail electric supplier.
Our current aggregation program is with Constellation NewEnergy, Inc. ("Constellation") was chosen as our new retail electric supplier. This program offers a carbon-free electricity product consisting of 100% of your supply of electricity matched with emission free energy certificates (EFECs) which are further described in the terms and conditions.
Eligible residential and small businesses can participate in the group.
The contract we have with Constellation is a 36 month program with a fixed rate of 7.517 cents/kWh for the term of October 2018 through October 2021 meter read cycles.
If you are not currently enrolled in the Village electrical program, you can still contact Constellation (info below) to be included in our program. You should always contact your existing electric supplier to find out if they will impose a penalty or termination fee should you cancel your contract with them.
No Changes in Your Billing
You will continue to receive one monthly bill from ComEd. You will still be eligible for the same programs you are eligible for now through the utility, such as Budget Billing, payment agreements and energy efficiency programs. The only change will be in the Electric Supply price on your ComEd bill. Visit ComEd's website for more information on billing. Service issues, power outages or questions regarding monthly bills should be directed to ComEd.
Once your account is enrolled, you will receive a confirmation letter from ComEd confirming your switch to Constellation. Approximately 30 to 45 days after enrollment you will receive your first bill with your new Constellation price.
Please be advised you also have the option to purchase electricity supply from a Retail Electric Supplier (RES) or from ComEd pursuant to Section 16-103 of the Public Utilities Act. Information about your options can be found at Illinois Commerce Commission website and ComEd's website. You may request from the Illinois Power Agency, without charge, a list of all supply options available to you in a format that allows comparison of prices and products.