Ameren Illinois (Gas) - Business Efficiency Incentives (Illinois)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Illinois

Name Ameren Illinois (Gas) - Cooking and Heating Business Efficiency Incentives
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial, Multi-Family Residential, Nonprofit, Private Schools
Eligible Technologies Boilers, Comprehensive Measures/Whole Building, Custom/Others pending approval, Furnaces, Heat recovery, Programmable Thermostats, Water Heaters, Food Service Equipment, Retro-commissioning
Active Incentive Yes
Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Custom: $1.20/therm saved/yr

Steamers: $300-$1200
Fryer: $400
Griddle: $50/ln. ft.
Ovens: custom
Storage Water Heaters: $150/unit
Tankless Water Heater: $300/unit
Gas Boiler/Furnace Replacement: $400 - $6,000
Gas Furnace Replacement: $200 - $800/unit
Gas Boiler Tune-Up: $100 - $2400
Steam Trap Survey (HVAC): $30/trap (<=15 psig)
Steam Trap Repair / Replacement (HVAC): $100/trap (<=15 psig)
Steam Trap Survey (Industrial Process): $30-$50/trap
Steam Trap Repair / Replacement (Industrial Process): $100-$400/trap

Expiration Date 2013-05-31

Installation Requirements All projects over $10,000 must receive pre-approval from Ameren Illinois

Retro-Commissioning (Healthcare facility) must be 100,000 sq. ft. or larger

Maximum Incentive General: $600,000

Program Budget $3 million (2011-2012); $4 million (2012-2013)


References DSIRE[1]


Ameren Illinois offers several incentive programs that include efficient natural gas technologies. The programs are available only to non-residential customers that receive natural gas service from Ameren Illinois affiliates. The HVAC/Water Heater Incentive Program offers incentives on furnace and boiler tune-ups, furnace and boiler replacements, and water heaters. Several measures may also be found on the Commercial Kitchen, Agriculture and Lodging applications.

The Commercial Kitchen Incentive Program offers incentives on steamers, griddles, fryers, and other commercial kitchen equipment. Several measures may also be found on the Grocery and Lodging applications as well. The Steam Trap /Process Steam Incentive Program offers incentives on steam trap surveys and replacements for HVAC and industrial process systems.

The Health care Retro-Commissioning is mean to help healthcare facilities improve lighting, HVAC operations, HVAC setpoints and controls. This program also offsets approximately 50%-80% of the discovery phase in tune-up projects. Health care facilities must be 100,000 sq. ft. or larger. See program web site to access important information and applications. Customers should wait for pre-approval from Ameren before starting project any project over $10,000. See program web site for other important information.

See program web site and application forms for guidelines and eligibility. Customers on Delivery Service Rates GDS-2, GDS-3, GDS-4, or GDS-5 are eligible for these incentives. Customers must receive pre-approval from ActOnEnergy in order to start projects if the incentive request is greater than $10,000.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Act On Energy - Business Program
Division Ameren Illinois Utilities
Address 300 Liberty Street
Place Peoria, Illinois
Zip/Postal Code 61602
Phone (866) 800-0747
Fax (866) 677-7950

  • 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)"