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Powering Lives Community Center 

3420 N. California Ave, Chicago IL, 60618

The Powering Lives Community Center is our newest educational center, opening its doors in 2022! It was created to be a space where customers, students, employees, stakeholders and vendors can learn and meet. The center demonstrates the importance of diversity, inclusion and equity within our workplace and the communities we serve, while focusing on our commitment to STEM and development of future energy professionals.  

The exhibit, “Our Energy, Our Future”, is a self-guided interactive, educational experience with easy-to-use displays and education programs that allows students and adults to learn about the many elements of energy and the path to clean energy. Open to school field trips and youth/adult organizations, participants will learn about how ComEd is powering their communities and lives.

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Smart Energy Hubs

ComEd offers field trips to two interactive education centers, located within view of its area training centers. Open to grades K-12, participants learn about the history and science of electricity, how energy relates to their daily lives, ways to save energy, how to better manage their energy use, and the benefits of the smart grid. Each field trip is 90 minutes long.

Smart Energy Hub Rockford

Experience the story of electricity! Actively explore how energy is changing the way we work and play, plus meet some of the people making it happen.

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Smart Energy Hub Chicago

A state-of-the-art learning laboratory! Discover how the future of smart energy is in motion across northern Illinois and discover powerful ways to inspire and ignite learning.
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