Over the last week, several Illinois utilities have announced that they voluntarily ceased disconnections for all residential customers through the winter months.
The voluntary moratorium on residential disconnections applies to customers of Ameren Illinois, ComEd, Liberty Utilities, Nicor, North Shore and Peoples Gas, providing greater protection to all residential customers than the statutory winter rules scheduled to take effect on Dec. 1.
“Difficult times lie ahead in Illinois as we are experiencing a dangerous second wave of COVID-19 cases." said Illinois Commerce Commission Chairman Carrie K. Zalewski. "The growing concerns of this virus have prompted . . .