Enclosed in my ComEd bill this month was a pretty little pamphlet entitled "Your 2007 bill is changing!" So, you would think this means that they're improving the layout and the format of the bill, right? Wrong.
"Since 1997, ComEd rates have been cut 20 percent and frozen. Your rates will increase in January because the cost of energy has risen and a nine-year rate freeze ends this year. Most residential customers can expect to see an increase of about 22 percent, which amounts to about $13 on the average residential customer's monthly bill."
Umm, thanks for the heads up, ComEd. Happy New Year to you too.