Communities reject energy aggregation propositions
November 4, 2014 – For the third time, a proposition to give the city of Gillespie the authority to arrange for the supply of electricity for its residential and small commercial retail customers who have not opted out of such a program has failed. A total of 510 residents (57.63 percent) voted against the measure, while 375 (42.37 percent) were in favor of it.
Similar measures also failed in Medora and Shipman. In Medora, 53 (56.99 percent) residents voted against the measure, while 40 (43.01 percent) voted for it. In Shipman, 105 (64.42 percent) voted against it, while 58 (35.58 percent) favored it.
Read more in the Nov. 6, 2014 edition of the Macoupin County Enquirer~Democrat on newsstands Wednesday, Nov., 5.