The NextGrid Draft Final Report Comments Are Available

The NextGrid Draft Final Report comments are available for review here .

The ICC is grateful to the Lead Facilitator, University of Illinois, NextGrid Working Group Leaders and the hundreds of participants in the study for their valuable work and contributions. The Lead Facilitators will issue a revised final report early in 2019.


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About NextGrid

NextGrid is an approximately 18-month consumer-focused study to address critical issues facing Illinois’ electric utility industry in the coming decade and beyond. Managed by the Illinois Commerce Commission, the study will examine the use of new technologies to improve the state’s electric grid while minimizing energy costs to consumers. The study will focus on innovation, technological advancements, economic development, environmental considerations and education.

The public is invited and encouraged to participate in the study. To submit a comment, please email

To view a copy of the Commission’s Resolution announcing NextGrid, please click here.