Public Utility Definition

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An entity that owns, controls, operates, or manages a facility that supplies electricity to the public exclusively to charge battery electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles are not defined as a public utility. An entity that supplies compressed natural gas to fuel natural gas vehicles is also not defined as a public utility. (Reference 220 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/3-105, and 20 Illinois Compiled Statutes 627/10)