Department of Savings

Government Incentives

Cut operating costs and boost your budget with energy efficiency projects through Ameren Illinois. From low- or no-cost improvements to large-scale projects, increasing efficiency will help you to reduce annual energy costs and improve the comfort of your employees. Our program can provide incentives to help your government facility become more efficient and start saving.


Cash incentives are available for a variety of government facility projects, including:

  • No-cost/low-cost energy efficiency improvements
  • Lighting upgrades
  • Heating and cooling system improvements
  • ENERGY STAR®-certified equipment upgrades
  • Motor upgrades
  • Steam system improvements
  • Custom projects

How to Get Cash Incentives

It’s simple to get started. Download the application guide and application and you can:

  • Get general information on the program
  • View answers to frequently asked questions
  • Determine eligibility
  • Get details on cash incentives
  • Apply for incentives (pre-approval required for requests exceeding $10,000)
  • Submit required final paperwork to the Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program