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Saving for a Rainy Day isn’t Just for Banking

By Constellation, January 2015 - How do you manage your personal bank account? Most likely, you make small deposits into your account over time so that a collection of funds is available when you need them later – maybe to save up for a big purchase or to be prepared for a rainy day. 

This is the same principal used in Natural Gas Storage Management – a unique program available within the Nicor Gas territory* that is not available with most utilities across the country.

In the summer months, when NYMEX prices are typically lower, customers can buy more natural gas than they use. This lower-cost gas is stored up over time, which then can be withdrawn in the winter months when prices are typically higher; like saving for a rainy day - or more likely during an Illinois winter - a snowy day.

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Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner: Manufacturing is a Driving Force in State Economy

Yesterday, as a part of the 2016 State of Manufacturing Tour, NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons was outside of Chicago talking to student, facility, community and state leaders and business owners about the future of manufacturing. Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has been a supporter of manufacturing in the state and speaks to manufacturing’s growth and potential.


NAM’s Timmons Gives State of Manufacturing Address at Harper College Outside Chicago, Illinois

National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons delivered his 2016 State of Manufacturing address today at Harper College in Palatine, Ill. The event, co-hosted by the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) and Harper College, is the latest in a series of stops throughout seven states to highlight the vital role the industry plays in the U.S. economy and the changing perceptions of manufacturing.

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Constellation's December 2015 Market Outlook Webinar

As part of an on-going series, Constellation’s 2015 Bi-Monthly Webinar Series brings you key insights into market trends, buying strategies, and outlooks on power and natural gas pricing trends that can make you a smarter buyer and manager of energy for your company.

Click here to download a recording of the webinar and presentation slides!


STEM Talent Supply & Demand in Illinois

From the Illinois Department of Commerce Office of Employment and Training

STEM Talent Supply & Demand in Illinois

The Illinois Science and Technology Coalition has released the 2015 Talent Index which sheds light on the STEM talent supply and demand in Illinois. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math and is a focus in Illinois education and its workforce.

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