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Location: Illinois

Illinois passed the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law in 1997 that deregulated the state’s energy market and allowed electricity price competition between energy providers. IL has two major utilities, ComEd and Ameren, that supply the vast majority of the state’s energy. Below you will find Illinois’ energy usage, energy production, current electricity rates and solar energy information.

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Usage for Illinois

Monthly average household energy usage in IL compared to the national average.

Rates for Morris, Illinois

Home and business owners in Morris, IL have the option of switching electricity providers which can significantly lower your electricity bill. Here are some of the top plans in your area:

Best RateTop Pick
Rate per kWh
5.29¢
Plan Length
12 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Constellation

12 Month Green Home Power Plan

100% Renewable Sources
Plan Details
Rate per kWh
5.39¢
Plan Length
24 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Constellation

24 Month Home Power Plan

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
5.49¢
Plan Length
6 mo.
or Call 888-550-3924

Constellation

6 Month Home Power Plan

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
5.69¢
Plan Length
18 mo.

Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
5.99¢
Plan Length
12 mo.

Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 12

Plan Details

Solar Score for Illinois

Illinois Solar Score: 46

The Solar Score represents how good of a candidate you are for a home solar installation. We take into account a combination of factors specific to your area. Using these factors, we can determine how long it would take for a home solar installation to pay for itself. Illinois has received a solar score of 46. Below is a description for each area of the graph:

    • Red = “Not Viable” meaning a solar installation would not be cost-effective.
    • Yellow = “Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself over time.
    • Green = “Very Viable” meaning a solar installation would pay for itself quickly and has large savings potential.

Sources for Illinois

Here are the current energy sources produced by the state of Illinois. 

    • IL is the Midwest leader in coal harvest and transportation
    • Illinois is the national leader in electricity generation from nuclear power
    • The majority of the renewable energy produced in IL is from wind energy
    • Illinois is home to 18 natural gas pipelines and 2 natural gas market centers

Locations

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Research

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