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The Ameren Illinois Custom offering provides incentives for projects or processes unique to your business. If you have an innovative idea for an energy-saving project that is not eligible for other Ameren Illinois incentives, you may benefit from our Custom incentives.
Cash incentives are available for a variety of custom projects, including:
Electric Project Incentives:
New construction (excluding lighting)
Large HVAC projects
Gas Project Incentives:
Waste heat recovery for fuel-fired furnaces
Reduced radiation loss from heating equipment
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
Get details on cash incentives
Apply for incentives (pre-approval required for Custom projects)
Submit required final paperwork to the Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program
Have a unique project idea that will reduce your facility's energy usage? Your project might be eligible for cash incentives under the Custom offering!
- Incentives for Custom projects: Electric $0.12/kWh; Gas $1.20/therm
- Pre-approval is required for all Custom projects. You must submit all paperwork and documentation to our energy efficiency team for review prior to starting your project.
- The Feasibility Study can help your business determine the feasibility of implementing Custom energy efficiency projects. Get complete details on the Feasibility Study
See how Parkland College reduced their energy use by tackling more than 15 efficiency projects, ranging from lighting and HVAC to submetering and strategic energy management.
Peoria Public Schools
Find out how Peoria Public Schools earned an A+ for their efficiency efforts by tackling a range of different efficiency projects — including custom projects.
Learn how custom projects helped Kingery Printing in Henry save more than $40,000 in annual energy costs with their commitment to eco-friendly printing.
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Learn how Carus Corporation in LaSalle used $100,000 in cash incentives to install a condensing economizer on their boiler system — lowering their annual energy costs by over $150,000.
Find out how a decentralized boiler system helped the Dominican Sisters in Springfield to save $91,000 in annual energy costs and reduce their campus' carbon footprint.
Discover how Mahomet IGA in Mahomet took control of energy usage and lowered annual electric bills by more than $60,000 with their groundbreaking geothermal project.