Illinois Energy Now is now accepting applications for the programs listed below. However, please note, the Illinois Energy Now programs are subject to the State appropriation process, and while the Department can accept and review applications, it will not able to award funding, issue Notices to Proceed, or execute/modify grants until a State budget is finalized.
For projects completed June 1, 2015 through May 9, 2016. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. No new Applications will be accepted after April 1, 2016. Final Certifications must be submitted by May 9, 2016. The Department can now accept and review applications, but will not able to award any funding or issue Notices to Proceed until a State budget is finalized. (A Notice to Proceed means that the Department has approved the application and reserved funding for the project.)