The Illinois Energy & Recycling Office supports economic development and job creation through a variety of programs and services in the areas of energy efficiency, renewable energy, recycling, and alternative transportation. Programs demonstrate that economic development, sustainable energy, recycling practices, and environmental protection go hand in hand.
Individually tailored programs are available to assist Illinois citizens, communities, non-profit organizations, businesses, industry, and other government agencies in an effort to achieve the Offices’ mission. In addition, the Office continues to promote the leadership of the State of Illinois, through its own energy and recycling policies and practices at state facilities
The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity is now accepting applications for:
2015-2016 Public Sector Energy Efficiency Standard, Custom and Clean Water Incentive Program
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 accept and review applications but will not able to award 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.)
2015-2016 Public Sector Energy Efficiency Program Support
Applications are due September 4, 2015. The Department can accept and review applications but will not be able to execute or modify grants until a State budget is finalized.
2015-2016 Market Transformation Programs
(Includes BITE, Codes, Home Performance, Trade Ally, Building Operator Certification, K-12 Schools, and Design Assistance)
Applications are due September 16, 2015. The Department can accept and review applications but will not be able to execute or modify grants until a State budget is finalized.