Lighting Incentives

Light Your Way To Savings

Start planning your project and take advantage of some of our highest incentives ever.

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:

  • Interior LED lighting

  • LED case lighting

  • Highbay lighting replacements

  • Exterior lighting for parking lots, canopies, and garages

  • Permanent lamp/fixture removal

  • LED Exit Signs

How to Get Started

There are several ways to receive Ameren Illinois lighting incentives. Download the lighting options flyer to determine which one 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

Champaign park district imageChampaign Park District

Learn how the Champaign Park District is saving more than $32,000 annually in energy costs and have improved their quality of light after replacing outdated lighting with energy-efficient lighting upgrades in their facilities.


mt pisgah church imageElmwood Elementary School

Learn how Elmwood Elementary School is saving more than $13,000 annually in energy costs and have reduced their carbon footprint after replacing outdated lighting with energy-efficient lighting upgrades to their school.


mt pisgah church imagePeoria Civic Center

Discover how Peoria Civic Center is saving $67,000 annually after replacing outdated halide and incandescents with energy-efficient LEDs.


mt pisgah church imageMt. Pisgah Baptist Church

Learn more about how the Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church reduced energy costs by roughly $4,800 annually after making energy-efficient lighting upgrades to their facility.


Utica Public Library

Find out how the Utica Public Library improved the quality of light and will save more than $1,900 annually after replacing outdated incandescents with high-efficiency LEDs.


Uftring Automall

Discover how Uftring Automall in Peoria is saving $20,000 annually in energy costs with the installation of energy-efficient LED lighting in their dealerships.



Find out how Flex-N-Gate in Urbana reduced its carbon and energy footprint by making energy-efficient lighting upgrades to their facility and saving nearly $90,000 in annual savings.


Barrack's Hospitality Group

Learn how Barrack's Hospitality Group in Peoria reduced energy use by more than $3,500 each year after making energy-efficient lighting upgrades to their facility.


Northwoods Mall

Find out how Northwoods Mall in Peoria improved the quality of light and reduced their energy use by as much as 69% after replacing inefficient incandescents with high-efficiency LED bulbs.


MasterBrand Cabinets

Learn how MasterBrand Cabinets reduced energy use at their Arthur plant with the help of energy-efficient lighting upgrades, saving as much as $70,000 per year in energy costs.



Find out how Sherman's is saving roughly $17,000 annually with energy-efficient lighting upgrades to the facility that houses their administrative offices, warehouse, and distribution center.


Olin Brass

Discover how Olin Brass in East Alton reduced their annual energy usage by an estimated $1 million, thanks to several different types of projects — including lighting upgrades.


The Chateau Hotel and Conference Center

Discover how The Chateau in Bloomington used Ameren Illinois cash incentives to install LED lighting throughout their facility and reduce their annual electric bills by nearly $55,000.


Busey Bank

Find out how Busey Bank's energy efficiency efforts — including T12 lighting replacement projects — have reduced energy costs in their facilities across Illinois.


Advocate BroMenn Medical Center

Discover how Advocate BroMenn in Normal is saving $45,000 annually in maintenance and energy costs with the installation of efficient LED lighting in their parking garage.


St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital

See how St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham took advantage of simple upgrades to LED Exit Signs that go a long way in energy savings — nearly $5,000 each year!



Learn more about how Kroger Stores across Illinois are seeing up to 80% energy savings on their refrigerated cases through LED lighting upgrades.


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 LEDs — you could see savings of 33% or more on your electric bills each year!

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