2019 Ameren Illinois Energy Innovator Awards

The Energy Innovator Awards recognizes exceptional efforts by businesses, non-profits, schools, municipalities, and other organizations across the Ameren Illinois service territory. This year’s awards will look at projects or programs between June 1, 2018 and May 31, 2019.

Project Categories


Energy Savings Projects — Energy efficiency projects that generated significant savings relative to the facility or business's overall energy usage.


Community Benefit Projects — Energy efficiency projects or programs that increased energy efficiency engagement in underserved communities, created jobs or training opportunities in the energy efficiency industry, or helped to expand or launch new energy efficiency businesses.


New Technology Projects — Energy efficiency projects that in some way utilized new or innovative technology.

Three winners in each category will have the opportunity to receive either $5,000, $1,500 or $500 towards an energy efficiency project. Organizations were able to submit multiple projects in one or both categories, but only one project per organization will be selected for recognition.