Utilities

 

Oak Brook and Oakbrook Terrace offer state-of-the-art technology for relocating and expanding businesses. The Greater Oak Brook Partnership works closely with Oak Brook and Oakbrook Terrace-based ComEd to provide utilities information and support for new companies, including assistance in setting up Smart Meters, a new ComEd SmartGrid energy initiative. Contact our partner, ComEd representative George Gaulrapp to find out how ComEd can save your company dollars and help the environment!

Relocating companies also benefit from the latest fiber optic technology through another Oak Brook and Oakbrook Terrace-based company – Comcast Business Services. Our Comcast representatives is available to help companies choose from a range of fiber optic options for their new Greater Oak Brook locations. New Comcast business customers will also benefit from special relocation packages for Internet and other services.

Greater Oak Brook has eight separate fiber optic based providers running extensively throughout the area and serving primarily the business community with many resilient options that are critically important to virtually every business. This is greater than the vast majority of the other municipalities in Greater Chicago. Most of these providers can deliver services that perform well in excess of 1 Gigabit, such as Comcast. For more information regarding these services available to you please contact Ken Greene, Director of Sales and Sales Engineering, Comcast Business Services at 630-967-4857.

Latisys delivers IT Outsourcing solutions from colocation to cloud that help businesses maximize the return on their IT infrastructure investment. With a national data center footprint and comprehensive suite of managed services, managed hosting and private cloud computing solutions, Latisys serves government agencies, service providers and enterprises from all industries. To learn more about what Latisys can do for your business please visit www.latisys.com.

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Thinking of Installing EV Charging Stations in Greater Oak Brook? Please, visit the following links for further information:
 
What to consider when installing charging stations?
Here is helpful Business checklist from ComEd: www.ComEd.com/EV  
 
Are there available incentives for EV charging stations?
Yes!
 
The first is a federal tax credit of 30% (up to $30,000) for commercial EV charging equipment, including installation costs.  Please, visit: http://www.chargedevs.com/content/news-wire/post/retroactive-federal-tax-credit-now-available-ev-charging-stations
 
The second is a State of Illinois rebate program through the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), which pays up to 50% of total project costs (equipment plus installation) to a max of $3,750 for networked stations. Program guidelines and application packets are posted on the DCEO webpage:  http://www.ildceo.net/dceo/Bureaus/Energy_Recycling/ev.htm.





For additional assistance, please contact Tracy Mulqueen at tmulqueen@greateroakbrookpartnership.com