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 Default Fixed-Price RateHourly PricingTime-of-Day Pricing (Pilot)
​Rate Design
Pricing Design Same price for electricity every hourThe price for electricity changes every hour based on market pricesThree different fixed prices for electricity throughout the day: Super Peak, Off-Peak, Peak rates
Generation Capacity Costs Bundles capacity requirements into the fixed-price rateItemizes customer capacity requirements into a Charge line item on your billBundles the majority of capacity requirements into the Super Peak daypart rate
Summer/Non-Summer Prices Fixed summer and non-summer electricity pricesPrices vary throughout the year with prices generally being higher during hot or cold temperaturesFixed summer and non-summer electricity prices
Savings Potential
Opportunities to Shift for Electric Vehicle Charging or Using Less in Higher Price Periods NonePotential to save money if you can shift your energy use to lower priced periods of the dayPotential to save you money if you can shift your energy use to lower priced periods
Customer Communications
Receive High Usage Alerts and Weekly Energy Reports under your My Account AvailableAvailableAvailable
Monthly Emails to Compare Supply Costs to Fixed Rate NoneAvailableAvailable
Pricing Alerts NoneHourly Pricing alerts notify you when the real-time prices are trending high or when electricity demand is expected to be high the following dayTime-of-Day Pricing alerts notify you when demand is expected to be high the following day and when the weather is expected to be extremely hot or cold
Eligibility Requirements
Electricity Supplier ComEdComEdComEd
Participation Limits None
NonePilot limited to 1,900 participants
Can Return to the Rate at Any Time YesAfter discontinuing service under the rate, must wait 12 months before returningAfter discontinuing service under the rate, must wait 12 months before returning
Account Can Take Service Under a Net Metering Rider or Community Solar Service YesYesNo

Customers may not participate simultaneously in ComEd’s Fixed-Price Rate, Time-of-Day Pricing and Hourly Pricing.


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