COLLINSVILLE, IL (August 3, 2023) – The Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program has been helping our state transition into a more affordable and cleaner future. Local businesses are benefitting from offerings and incentives through the program. So far in 2023, the program has saved businesses in Illinois over $6 million in energy savings.
Tridan International located in Danville is a great example of a company benefiting from Ameren Illinois' energy efficiency programs. The company upgraded its lighting to LED light fixtures and will save approximately $10,000 a year on its utility bill.
"We have more light with 40% less fixtures on our ceiling, what can't be measured in lumens is the impact it has on our people," said Ursula Bongiovanni, President and CEO of Tridan International. "I started out with an energy advisor who got us in touch with the contractors, who put the estimates together. The whole process was very simple and easy."
The energy efficiency program provided approximately $18,000 in incentives which covered 55% of the material and installation cost of the project.
Business incentives and offerings are available year-round. There are several types of programs including:
Businesses can visit amerenillinoissavings.com/business to find the program that would be the best fit for them. Non-profit organizations and municipalities may also take advantage of programs.
Businesses should register now for the Ameren Illinois Business Symposium
The Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program is hosting its annual business symposium, which will be held at 7:30 a.m., Oct. 11 at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield. Business owners who attend will learn about the latest technologies, while connecting with trusted energy professionals. Regstration is available at amerenillinoissavings.com/symposium.
Ameren Illinois' Energy Efficiency Program strives to help customers find ways to improve comfort, manage usage and reduce costs. In 2022, the program gave more than $65 million in incentives to help customers make their homes and workplaces more energy efficient. For more information on the Ameren Illinois Energy Efficiency Program, including ways to save, visit AmerenIllinoisSavings.com.
About Ameren Illinois
Ameren Illinois delivers energy to 1.2 million electric and more than 800,000 natural gas customers throughout central and southern Illinois. Our service territory covers more than 1,200 communities and 43,700 square miles. Our mission is to power the quality of life. For more information, visit AmerenIllinois.com. Follow us on Twitter @AmerenIllinois and Facebook.