Ameren, ComEd, in consultation with ICC, select lead facilitator for ‘NextGrid’ study

Ameren’s Ameren Illinois and Exelon’s Commonwealth Edison, in consultation with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), have selected the Power and Energy System Area of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as lead facilitator for “NextGrid,” which is Illinois’ Utility of the Future Study, according to an Aug. 1 ICC statement.