May 9, 2014: Applications for DCEO's 2014/2015 Building Industry Training and Education (BITE) Program are currently being accepted in response to the Request for Applications. They are due May 9, 2014 at 4.30 pm CST. Look for the application and guidelines at www.ilenergynow.org.
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May 12, 2014: Applications for Public Sector Key Account/Aggregation and Residential Retrofit Programs will be due May 12, 2014. Look for the application and guidelines at www.ilenergynow.org.

Wind/Solar Rebates: Due to the cancellation of a number of projects that had been approved for a rebate, DCEO has some rebate funds (approximately $100,000) available now for new applications.  However, projects must be completed by May 31st. Application form should be sent to ceo.rerp@illinois.gov by April 25 to receive pre-approval.


April 15, 2014: Pre-approval applications due
May 15, 2014:
Final applications due
June 1, 2014: PY7 begins

HELP with incentive application is available!

DCEO Trade Ally News

Visit DCEO’s Illinois Energy Now Trade Ally Program site.

May 13, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm: Methods, Technologies, and Incentives to Improve Energy Efficiency

Holiday Inn Market Plaza, Chicago


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  • Businesses
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DCEO Energy Code training at ildceo.net/energycode

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What's New

BITE RFA due May 9. Look for the application and guidelines at www.ilenergynow.org.
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The Illinois Emergency Management Agency has released Severe Weather Preparedness guidelines.

SEDAC offers energy smart tips on Disaster Recovery and Rebuilding for Illinois communities affected by the recent tornadoes. The Small Business Administration has loans available. Read more

MEEA's STEP Program

Offering savings through direct install of efficient products to qualified PUBLIC facilities.

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SEDAC Impact

Number of energy assessments: 1,431

Annual energy cost savings achieved: $11.4 million

Potential annual cost savings identified: $52.5 million

Building square footage assessed: 146.8 million sf

Retro-commissioning (completed or in progress): 105




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