Illinois electric customers now have a new free tool to use to make sure they are getting the best rate on their power bill.  The Citizens Utility Board has introduced the CUB Power Calculator, which allows you to plug in your current rate and compare to others offered in the area.

CUB Communications Director Jim Chilsen says it might not be a significant savings, but it will allow you to at least get a sense of if your deal is the best one:

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Chilsen says any service provided by CUB is free, including the calculator and the toll free number for information.  Go to to check your bill.  Or you can call the Citizens Utility Board at 1-800-669-5556.



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