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Building an Environment for Alternative Gas and Electric Suppliers

Quarles & Brady has ostensibly created the competitive energy market in the State of Illinois—by representing commercial suppliers of energy before they had a market in which to compete with utilities, helping to build the landscape to allow for competitive commerce, and working with all sides to create the rules by which the market now works. As a result, Illinois is home to both public and private energy providers, creating a more robust market and helping to control rates.