Light Your Way To Savings

Lighting Incentives

Lighting accounts for 20% to 50% of the average business' electricity consumption. On the bright side, that means you can enjoy significant savings — year after year — by making simple lighting improvements.

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

  • Replace T12s with high-performance T8 or T5 lamps

  • LED exit signs

  • Interior LED lighting

  • LED case lighting

  • Highbay lighting replacements

  • Exterior lighting for parking lots, canopies, and garages

  • T8 to T5 relamp and reballast

  • Permanent lamp/fixture removal

How to Get Started

There are several ways to participate in Ameren Illinois' lighting incentive program. Download the lighting options flyer to determine which program best fits the scope of your project:

Lighting Options

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 all incentive requests at $10,000 and greater)
  • Submit required final paperwork to the Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program


More Information

Learn more about the T12 Phaseout

T12 fluorescent lamps will be phased out of production due to new federal energy standards. Switch out those T12 fixtures with high-performance T8 or T5 lamps and an electronic ballast—you could see savings of 33% or more on your electric bills each year!

Get started on your project today and take advantage of these great incentives, including:

  • T12 to high-performance T8: $0.15/watt reduced

  • T12 to T5 new fixture: $0.15/watt reduced

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