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
When Requests For Applications are open, DCEO will list them here.
Note regarding DCEO’s suite of energy efficiency programs
, Illinois Energy Now
New applications for DCEO’s energy efficiency incentives – including Public Sector Standard Rebates, Custom Rebates, New Construction Program, Retro-commissioning Program, Boiler System Efficiency Program, and Energy Efficient Affordable Housing Construction Program – are posted at www.ilenergynow.org
. The application process for these programs is open on a first-come-first-served basis until April 1, 2015, as long as funds are available.
Standard, Custom, and New Construction Rebates:
- Funds continue to be available for Ameren Electric and Nicor customers.
- Funds are limited for Peoples and North Shore customers.
- Funds are exhausted for ComEd and Ameren Gas customers, no new applications are being accepted.
Clean Water Rebates are limited for all customers. Once funds are exhausted, applicants will be placed on a waitlist.
Boiler Tune-Ups and Rebates continue to be available for Nicor and Peoples.
All Illinois Energy Now Services continue to be available. Public sector customers can apply for assessments and design assistance.