The Citizens Utility Board (CUB), a non-profit, nonpartisan organization that represents the interests of residential utility customers across Illinois, has named Downers Grove to their list of Top 100 Energy Saving Communities. Downers Grove was ranked number 26, according to kilowatt hours saved by residents who participate in CUB's Energy Saver program.
Energy Saver is a free, utility bill-cutting program that was launched in June of 2010 to help consumers reduce their carbon footprint and save money on their energy bill. Since then, program participants from Downers Grove have saved a combined total of 78,656 kilowatt hours, equal to a cost savings of $8,778.
Consumers are encouraged to register for the free CUB Energy Saver program to start saving money and energy for tomorrow.