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Energy Efficiency News

DCEO Illinois Energy Now update:

Special PROMOTIONS are available for schools and state and federal buildings. Read more...

The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity Illinois Energy Now program is now accepting applications for:

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis for projects completed June 1, 2016 through May 8, 2017.  No new Applications will be accepted after April 3, 2017. Final Certifications must be submitted by May 8, 2017.  NOTE:  The application is contained in a .zip file.  That file will have to be saved and the application extracted to a new location before it can be completed.



DCEO Illinois Energy Now More info...

Public Sector Energy Efficiency Standard and Custom Incentive Programs. Energy incentive guidance page.

Ameren Illinois-ActOnEnergy

Explore incentive opportunities. More info...

Education and incentive training opportunities. More info...

SEDAC recognizes Design Assistance Expert and RCx Service Providers for accomplishments in helping SEDAC participants save energy


The Illinois Emergency Management Agency has released Severe Weather Preparedness guidelines.

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SEDAC In The News

September 2014 SEDAC audits contributed to Will County's low cost energy strategy for the US DOE Better Buildings Challenge
September 8, 2014 Blackhawk Hills promotes energy efficiency incentives, Journal Standard
September 4, 2014 Berwyn Park District receives award for energy savings, Suburban Life Media
June 23, 2014 JJC wins construction rebate, Kankakee Daily Journal
June 12, 2014 DCEO Awards JJC $296,243 Rebate for Sustainable Buildings, Chicago Tribune
Spring 2014 Chicago City Colleges featured in Chicagoland Buildings and Environments, Spring 2014
March 6, 2014 Energy savings add up for Rock Springs Nature Center, Decatur Herald and Review
November 1, 2012 Report: D.225 is energy efficient, Glenview Announcements
September 12, 2012 District 225 Energy Audit Shows $121K Savings Opportunity, Glenview Patch
August 28, 2012 EnerNOC, Inc. : Northern Illinois University to Improve Campus Energy Use With EnerNOC's EfficiencySMART, 4-traders
May 5, 2012 Energy savings identified in Cuba, Canton Daily Ledger
April 24, 2012 Ludlow school board OKs measures to cut energy costs, Rantoul Press
April 19, 2012 Energy design assistance center shines new light on energy efficient bulbs, InsideIllinois
April 14, 2012 Energy evaluations will help local cities, government officials, Canton Daily Ledger
April 4, 2012 Energy design assistance center shines new light on energy efficiency, Scientific Computing
March 16, 2012 SEDAC performed energy assessments on the City of Farmington Water Treatment Facility, City Hall and Farmington Area Public Library District
Canton Daily Ledger
February 1, 2012 Energy walk thru to provide advice to Havana, Mason County Democrat
January 25, 2012 Clayberg, Cuba have energy assessments done Fulton County Democrat
December 7, 2011 Bloomington to Improve Energy Efficiency at City Facilities, The News Bulletin
October 31, 2011 Range of free programs can help businesses find savings through efficiency, Peoria Journal Star
May 12, 2011 Macomb Police Station deemed energy efficient, McDonough Voice
May 11, 2011 Saving Energy in Macomb, Connect Tristates
March 3, 2011 Businesses Working to Lower Energy Bills, WGEM TV, Quincy
February 24, 2011 Smart Energy Design Workshop in Macomb, WIUM Public Radio

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