Case Studies

Bobtail Ice Cream Saves 18% on Their Monthly Electricity Supply Costs through Power2Switch

The owners of Bobtail Ice Cream, a family-owned ice cream shop in Chicago, heard that larger businesses in Illinois had cut their electricity expenses by 15%-30% by purchasing electricity from suppliers other than ComEd. Since 1997, when Illinois deregulated electricity supply, multiple suppliers have entered the market and now provide electricity to Illinois business and residential customers.

The Bobtail owners were interested in learning how small businesses, like their larger counterparts, could take advantage of deregulation and reduce their electricity expenses. A 15%-30% savings would free up cash flow for additional employees, new equipment, or marketing for their business.


Major Electrical Distributor Saves 18% on Electricity Costs and Leverages Power2Switch Analytics

Advance Electrical Supply (AES), a leading full-line electrical distributor with three locations in the Chicagoland area, was interested in reducing its electricity costs, but also wanted the ability to proactively track any savings achieved by switching its electricity supplier.

Many brokers and consultants had promised savings, but did not have a robust, self-service solution for monitoring the savings promised.