“It’s essentially setting up a separate option for residents,” Fykes said.
Madison Twp. trustees didn’t return calls from the Springfield News-Sun seeking comment.
There is no cost to the townships to participate and township funds won’t be used to promote the aggregation issues at any point, Fykes said.
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It’s not yet possible to say how much of a savings residents would receive on their utility bills because Trebel won’t negotiate with the electric and natural gas providers until next year, he said, likely in the spring.
“We’ve seen these programs be very good for local residents,” Fykes said.
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