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Financial Incentive Program

Place Illinois

Name Ameren Illinois - Lighting Rebates for Businesses
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Fed. Government, Industrial, Local Government, Multi-Family Residential, Nonprofit, State Government
Eligible Technologies Custom/Others pending approval, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, LED Exit Signs, LED Lighting
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Fluorescent U-Bend Relamp and Reballast: $0.25/watt reduced

T12 to T8 Relamp and Reballast: $0.25/watt reduced
T12 to T5 Fluorescent Fixture: $0.25/watt reduced
T8 to reduced wattage T8 or T5 Relamp and Reballast: $0.40/watt reduced
Exterior Lighting: $0.40/watt reduced
T12 to High Performance T8 Fixture (with or without reflector): $0.25/watt reduced
Recessed or Surface-Mounted T5 or T8 Fluorescent Fixture: $0.25/watt reduced
Interior LED Lamps and Fixtures: $0.40/watt reduced
Permanent Fixture or Lamp Removal: $0.10/watt reduced
Fixture Mounted Occupancy Sensors for Fluorescent or LED Systems: $30/control
Remote Mounted Occupancy Sensors: $30/control
Wall Switch Plate Mounted Occupancy Sensors: $30/control
Controls for H.I.D. Systems: $40/control
LED, T-1, or Electroluminescent Exit Sign: $20/sign
Low Wattage Occupancy Sensors or Daylight Dimming Controls: $5/control
LED Lamps Replacing Incandescent or Halogen Lamps: $0.40/watt reduced
LED Exit Sign Retro-fit Kit (6W or less): $10/kit
LED Recessed Down Lamps Replacing Incandescent or Halogen Lamps: $0.40/watt reduced
Hard-Wired CFL Fixtures: $0.40/watt reduced
Highbay Fixture Replacement: $0.40/watt reduced
Glass Door LED Cooler/Freezer Lighting: $0.40/watt reduced
Glass Door LED Cooler/Freezer Lighting Controls and Sensors: $12/sensor
CFL Lamps through the Online Store: See Online Store

Equipment Requirements Vary by measure

Expiration Date 2013-05-31

Funding Source Illinois Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS) surcharge

Installation Requirements All projects with incentive requests greater than $10,000 require pre-approval from ActOnEnergy

Maximum Incentive $600,000/year/facility

Incentives $1-$200,000: paid at 100%
Incentives $200,000- $600,000: paid at 50%

Program Budget $15,000,000 (2011 - 2012)
$18 million (2012 - 2013)

Program Administrator Ameren Illinois Utilities
Date added to DSIRE 2008-09-22
Last DSIRE Review 2012-11-20
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


Ameren Illinois offers their non-residential Illinois customers a wide range of incentives for the installation of lighting improvements. Customers must review all equipment requirements to ensure eligibility. View the program web site for all incentives and requirements.

Multifamily structures are eligible for increased incentives through the Multifamily Common Area Lighting Program.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Act On Energy - Business Program
Department Ameren Illinois Utilities

Phone (866) 800-0747

Fax (866) 677-7950
Contact Name Ameren Illinois Utilities

Division Act On Energy Business Program
Address 300 Liberty Street

Place Peoria, Illinois
Zip/Postal Code 61602
Phone (866) 800-0747
Phone 2 (866) 838-6918
Fax (309) 677-7950
Contact Name David Gibson
Department SAIC

Phone (314) 216-1275


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"