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Location: Joliet, IL 60436

30 miles south of Chicago sits the city of Joliet, IL. It is the 3rd largest city in the state of Illinois with a population just shy of 150,000 residents as of the 2010 US census. Joliet residents and businesses had been able to switch off their utility to a retail energy provider for their electricity supply rate since 1999 when the state pass the Electric Service Customer Choice and Rate Relief Law. Even though Joliet has had energy deregulation for decades, most still have not shopped electricity rates. Below is more information one the Joliet, IL energy profile and electricity rates.

Usage for Joliet, Illinois (60436)

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

Rates for Joliet, Illinois

Home and business owners in Joliet, 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:

Your Price to Compare: 9.76¢
Best RateMost Popular
Rate per kWh
Plan Length
36 mo.
or Call 855-798-0821


36 Month Home Power Plan

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
Plan Length
45 mo.

Energy Harbor

Safe Harbor 45

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
Plan Length
33 mo.

Energy Harbor

Safe Harbor 33

Plan Details
Rate per kWh
Plan Length
18 mo.
or Call 844-249-7816

Direct Energy

Live Brighter™ 18

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Rate per kWh
Plan Length
32 mo.

Energy Harbor

Safe Harbor 32

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Solar Score for Joliet, IL 60436

Joliet, IL Solar Score: 49

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. has received a solar score of . 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 Joliet, IL 60436

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


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