With low, stable power prices, industry-leading reliability, access to clean and renewable power, and extensive energy efficiency options, several key industries find considerable value in calling Northern Illinois home.
Chicago and Northern Illinois is the fifth largest data center market.
New state incentives, which require $250M in capital investment and 20 new jobs, are increasing the attractiveness of the state.
In recent news,
Facebook announces $800 million investment in Illinois community for new data center and
Stream Data Centers is expanding in Elk Grove.
With the largest intermodal system in the U.S. and the third largest interstate highway system, Northern Illinois is a major regional and national hub for distribution companies.
In recent news,
Amazon continues streak of Illinois investments and
Target takes aim at massive warehouse.
As an emerging sector, indoor farms are increasing sustainability through reduced emissions, water usage, and transportation.
In recent news, an indoor vertical farming growing greens is retrofitting a former Target.
With a strong workforce pipeline, Illinois has a long-standing history of manufacturing and food processing with over 1,500 business customers in ComEd's service territory.
In recent news, Ferrara Candy to add 500 jobs at new distribution center slated for DeKalb.
Increasing trends toward sustainability are driving transportation providers to consider alternative options, including the promotion and adoption of EV’s and the deployment of the required charging infrastructure, accentuating the value of ComEd’s Smart Grid.