Nicor Electric is a retail electricity company that services Illinois. The Nicor name brand has a history of offering various natural gas choices in northern Illinois. However, Nicor Electric is a partnership with Dominion Retail. Nicor Advanced Energy and Dominion Retail have entered into a licensing agreement to allow Dominion to supply electricity to Illinois customers using the Nicor Electric name.
Dominion is one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy. Dominion is also the regulated utility provider in Virginia and North Carolina.