Commonwealth Edison

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About Commonwealth Edison

Commonwealth Edison is an investor owned entity headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and providing power to customers in 26 counties in Illinois including counties like Cook County, DuPage County, Lake County, Will County, and Kane County. At the moment, there are 3,253,423 customers of the supplier. Exactly 139 of them are industrial customers, 236,153 are commercial customers, one is a transportation account and 3,017,130 of them are residential properties. On average, Commonwealth Edison bills their customers a residential electricity rate of 16.53 cents per kilowatt hour, which is, sadly, 11.42% higher than the average national price of 14.84 cents. In 2021 the company had retail sales of 29,396,464 megawatt hours and wholesale sales to other electricity suppliers of 29,396,464 megawatt hours. The electricity sourced by the company is made up primarily of megawatt hours they procured by way of the wholesale electricity market. Of the electricity sourced whole purchased made up 100.00%. Their revenue in 2021 from electricity activities was $6,355,675,400, with 0.48% coming from sales to the wholesale market.

The average monthly residential power bill for a consumer of Commonwealth Edison is $100.57. Patrons of the company pay 23.72% less compared to the rest of the US. Electricity production is not part of the Commonwealth Edison business plan, as they purchase power at wholesale rates to then be resold to their customers.

Commonwealth Edison Net Metering

Net metering is available to consumers of Commonwealth Edison. This is a positive for any consumer potentially installing solar panels, as net metering allows them to sell their excess electricity back to the grid.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is part of the process when dealing with electricity transmission. Commonwealth Edison currently averages a loss of approximately 5.05% of the electricity they produce. The state of Illinois has an energy loss average of 2.52% and the US average is 2.45%, resulting in Commonwealth Edison receiving a rank of 21st best out of 114 companies reporting energy loss in Illinois.

Commonwealth Edison Rate & Electric Bills

Commonwealth Edison residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in May.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.189/kWh$0.109/kWh$149.40/mo.$54.62/mo.
2658th16.53¢Commonwealth Edison's Average residential price per kWh
975th$100.57Average monthly electricity bill for Commonwealth Edison's residential customers

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Commonwealth Edison Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:Exelon Corporation
  • Headquarters:3500 North California Avenue
    Chicago, Illinois 60618
    United States of America
  • CEO:Joseph Dominguez

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Energy Loss

Commonwealth Edison's energy loss due to business operations.


Total Energy Loss


991 National Rank

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Commonwealth Edison State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Commonwealth Edison County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Boone County53,5925015.57$100.56/mo
Bureau County33,3385514.93$106.35/mo
Carroll County15,5865115.62$102.04/mo
Cook County5,265,3985115.57$100.58/mo
DeKalb County100,9225215.58$101.10/mo
DuPage County934,0945115.56$100.58/mo
Ford County13,5895314.79$108.68/mo
Grundy County52,3645315.53$101.40/mo
Henry County49,4125414.96$105.94/mo
Iroquois County27,3625314.72$109.54/mo

Cities Commonwealth Edison Has Coverage

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Commonwealth Edison FAQ:

Does Commonwealth Edison have a parent company?

Commonwealth Edison is a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Commonwealth Edison customers?

Customers of Commonwealth Edison, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 16.53 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

How much is the average bundled bill for Commonwealth Edison customers each month?

Customers of Commonwealth Edison pay, on average, a monthly bundled bill of $100.57.

What cities does Commonwealth Edison offer service in?

Commonwealth Edison has customers in 451 cities in the nation including Illinois.

What is the phone number for Commonwealth Edison?

The Commonwealth Edison phone number is (800) 334-7661.

How many counties does Commonwealth Edison sell electricity to?

Commonwealth Edison offers service in 26 counties in the country.

Who is the CEO of Commonwealth Edison?

The current CEO of Commonwealth Edison is Joseph Dominguez.

Fernando García
Last Reviewed By: Fernando García
Published: 2022-09-21