ComEd offers an hourly electricity pricing option known as Residential Real-Time Pricing ("RRTP"). With this pricing program there are separate charges for Capacity and Energy.
Capacity charges represent the amount of power generation capacity that is needed during peak demand times, which typically occur in the afternoon on hot summer days.
Following is some detailed information about TracFone pricing. For a "this-is-how-to-use-the-information" page see Simple cell phones at a low cost.
TracFone offers prepaid cell phones, which means you pay in advance for the minutes you use by buying "units" (same as minutes). You also buy "days" to extend the time that the phone remains active.
When you add minutes/days you choose among the following:
Following are installation instructions for a VoIP telephone service at your home. For an introduction to this topic see Cheap home phone service: switch to VoIP.