Electric Fact Sheets

Current Electric Rates (through May 2023)

Warning: Supply prices are increasing significantly. Visit CUBHelpCenter.com for tips on efficiency and other helpful information. 

ComEd

9.765 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) (Note: This is written on your bill as 0.9765) Note: The elevated ComEd price is mitigated by a monthly credit made possible by the Climate & Equitable Jobs Act, or CEJA. Read more about the CEJA credit.

Ameren Illinois

12.236 cents per kWh for 0-800 kWh; 9.777 cents per kWh for usage over 800 kWh  (Note: This is written on your bill as 0.12236 and 0.9777) Read our Q&A on the price spike.

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Electric Fact Sheets

Current Electric Rates (through May 2023)

Warning: Supply prices are increasing significantly. Visit CUBHelpCenter.com for tips on efficiency and other helpful information. 

ComEd

9.765 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) (Note: This is written on your bill as 0.9765) Note: The elevated ComEd price is mitigated by a monthly credit made possible by the Climate & Equitable Jobs Act, or CEJA. Read more about the CEJA credit.

Ameren Illinois

12.236 cents per kWh for 0-800 kWh; 9.777 cents per kWh for usage over 800 kWh  (Note: This is written on your bill as 0.12236 and 0.9777) Read our Q&A on the price spike.

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Alternative Pricing Programs

Need Help Paying Your Bills?

  • 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. Read CUB’s fact sheet.
  • ComEd CARE Programs. ComEd’s programs provide financial assistance on electric bills for qualified customers.
  • Warm Neighbors Cool Friends. This Ameren program provides year-round energy bill payment assistance and home weatherization to make harsh winters and hot summers bearable. Eligible households can receive up to $350 to help pay for energy costs ($350 during the heating season and $200 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.

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