Electric Fact Sheets
Electric Bill Basics
Choosing Another Supplier
- CUB Facts on Alternative Electric Suppliers (ComEd customers)
- CUB Facts on Alternative Electric Suppliers (Ameren customers)
- Community Aggregation
- CUB’s Guide to Renewable Energy Plans (Infographic in English, Spanish and Polish)
- The HEAT Act: a breakdown
Alternative Pricing Programs
- CUB’s Guide to Going Green
- CUB’s Guide to Home Energy Savings and watch our Home Energy Savings Webinar
- ComEd Energy Efficiency Programs
- Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Programs
- Choosing Energy Efficient Lighting (Infographics in English, Spanish and Polish)
- Smart Thermostats
- The Facts on Energy Reports
- Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program
- Chicago Bungalow Association Energy Savers
- Federal/State Incentives
Need Help Paying Your Bills?
- Energy Assistance: Questions and Answers. Qualifying low-income households in Illinois can get help paying their energy costs.
- The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Administered by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, LIHEAP is designed to help eligible low-income households pay for winter energy service.
- ComEd CARE Programs. ComEd’s programs provide financial assistance on electric bills for qualified customers.
- Warm Neighbors Cool Friends. This Energy Assistance Foundation program provides year-round energy bill payment assistance and home weatherization to make harsh winters and hot summers bearable for families in need. Eligible households can receive up to $700 a year to help pay for energy costs ($350 during the heating season and $350 during the cooling season.)
- Ameren Payment Assistance. Ameren Illinois offers several forms of financial assistance, including short-term, one-time payment extensions and fixed monthly payment agreements to settle past balances.