Renewable Energy Authority

Sustainable Energy For A Sustainable World

The City of Evanston, Illinois selected Constellation Energy to be the city’s community choice aggregation (CCA) electricity provider. Constellation Energy will provide Evanston with 100 percent renewable electricity for a term of 12 months at a rate of $.04797 per kilowatt-hour (kWh), which is about 38 percent lower than the city’s current residential electric rate. The City of Peoria, Illinois selected Homefield Energy as the city’s CCA electricity provider. Homefield Energy will provide 100 percent renewable electricity to Peoria over a two-year period, at a rate of $.0408 per kWh. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) designated the Village of Oak Park, Illinois as a Green Power Community for choosing renewable energy sources for its CCA program. Oak Park uses 191 million kWh of green power annually, and ranks first among Green Power Communities in terms of the percentage green power, with about 83 percent of the village’s total electricity use provided by green power.