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1. What if I don't want to be in the program?
2. I am located in Oak Forest's city limit, have already switched to another ARES, but would like to join the program. Can I do this?
3. Why is the city doing this?
4. Are other municipalities doing this?
5. How can Oak Forest get lower rates than ComEd?
6. What is the current ComEd rate?
7. How will the new supplier's rate compare with the ComEd rate under ""Electric Supply Services"" on my bill?
8. Will I get two bills, one from ComEd and another from the new supplier?
9. Will that affect my ComEd electric service?
10. Whom do I call if I have service problems?
11. How will I know if I am saving money?
12. Will the new FirstEnergy rate change?
13. I am on ComEd's residential space heating rate of 5.073 cents per kWh. How do I benefit?
14. If I opt out now, can I change my mind later?
15. If I am automatically enrolled in the program now, can I leave the program at any time?
16. When can I expect to begin saving money?
17. What is ComEd's 12-month ""stay"" requirement?
18. Who is the new supplier?
19. I already have electric service with this supplier at a different rate. How can I join the aggregation program to get this new, lower rate?
20. I am enrolled in low-income assistance program. Will that be affected?
21. I'm on ComEd's budget billing plan. Will that change?
22. What if the ComEd rate drops below the City's contracted rate at some future time?
23. What is the downside of the program?
24. Will someone come to my home or call to sign me up?
25. Will ComEd's viability be threatened by the loss of all these accounts?
26. Will ComEd raise its rates?
27. What happens if I move?
28. How is the city able to get such low rates?
29. Is my electric supply at greater risk now that deregulation has opened markets to many new suppliers?
30. Will my utility tax decrease?
31. Does the energy supply include renewable "green" energy sources?