Electric Fact Sheets

Current Electric Rates (through May 2022)

Warning: On June 1, supply prices will increase significantly. For example, Ameren customers are set to see their electricity prices double, meaning they could pay hundreds of dollars more for electricity over the next year. Visit CUBHelpCenter.com for tips on efficiency and other helpful information. 

ComEd

7.802 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) (Note: This is written on your bill as 0.07802)

Ameren Illinois

5.478 cents per kWh for 0-800 kWh (Note: This is written on your bill as 0.05478)

5.280 cents per kWh for usage over 800 kWh (Note: This is written on your bill as 0.05280)

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Electric Fact Sheets

Current Electric Rates (through May 2022)

ComEd

7.777 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh) (Note: This is written on your bill as 0.07777)

Ameren Illinois

5.407 cents per kWh for 0-800 kWh (Note: This is written on your bill as 0.05407)

5.209 cents per kWh for usage over 800 kWh (Note: This is written on your bill as 0.05209)

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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