Illinois Commerce Commission

State News
10:59 am
Tue April 14, 2015

Texas electric comp asks ICC for transmission line rights

  A Texas company says it has asked the Illinois Commerce Commission for permission to build an electricity transmission line through central Illinois. Clean Line Energy Partners says it presented the commission with a proposed route and an alternate route. The company wants to build a line to bring wind farm energy from Kansas to an existing grid in Indiana.

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State News
6:33 am
Thu January 8, 2015

Reports: Illinois could help boost struggling nuclear plants

Credit illinois.gov

New reports from several Illinois agencies propose ways lawmakers could help keep the state's nuclear plants open.

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Peoria Public Radio News
1:36 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

Ameren Transmission Co wraps up public meetings on proposed transmission line route

Ameren Transmission Company is getting ready to study public opinion on its plan to construct a 345-thousand-volt transmission line from Peoria to Galesburg. The company held the last of its public open houses on the matter Thursday.

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Peoria Public Radio News
12:39 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Public comment needed on proposed electric transmission line

Peoria residents will get the chance this week to weigh in on where a new electric transmission line will be located. Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois is working to build the 345,000-volt Spoon River Transmission Line between Galesburg and Peoria. The goal is to help deliver more renewable energy to customers.

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State News
7:24 am
Mon May 6, 2013

Gov. vetoes measure making it easier to increase electric rates

Governor Pat Quinn vetoed legislation Sunday that would have eased the way for increases in electric rates. But it's not the first time he's opposed this sort of thing, and the legislature has so far been able to work around him. IPR’S Brian Mackey has more.


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