Electric Fact Sheets

Current Electric Rates (through May 2021)


7.069 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) (Note: This is written on your bill as 0.07069)

Ameren Illinois

Usage of 0 to 800 kWh: 4.553 cents per kWh (Note: This is written on your bill as 0.04553)

Usage above 800 kWh: 4.4 cents per kWh (Note: This is written on your bill as 0.044)

Alternative Pricing Programs

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.