Save Money on Your IL Power Bill!

(Last Updated On: December 31, 2018)

The electric bill can be a budget-buster when you’re surviving on a low income. Fortunately, your power company can usually help. There are several unknown or little-advertised programs that power companies may offer that can help lower the cost of your power bill.

Most power companies offer a budget billing plan, which averages the annual cost of electricity in a home and bills the customer in 12 even installments. This can help low-income customers maintain a budget and avert payment problems, especially during the more expensive winter months. Just click the link below to find out what discounts, rebates and other money-saving programs are offered by YOUR local utility company!

Ameren Illinois

To get help with your Ameren Illinois bill, you can use assistance programs through the company. We found a variety of asssitance programs through the energy company and through community resources in the area. You may also be able to get help leveling your payments out. We found programs to help you make your home more energy efficient and have valuable upgrades. Use these to lower your Ameren Illinois bill! Check out the rest of the things we found here.


You can get help paying your ComEd bill with assistance programs we found. You may also be able to get free upgrades to your home and even free light bulbs from the electric company. Don’t use your electric much during the day? Check out their hourly pricing. You can find that and so much more in our ComEd article!

Green Mountain Energy

Got Green Mountain Energy? Don’t worry! We found help for your electric bill. There are many resources the company offers to low-income families who need assistance. You could get help paying your bill, upgrading your home and even protection from shut-off during the cold winter months. Check out this article to find out how you can get help! 

Jo Carroll Energy

Do you have Jo Carroll Energy? If so, we found resources for you! You could get help paying your bill through community agencies or through a variety of different resources the company offers. Jo Carroll Energy offers protection from shut-off during the cold winter months. We also found ways for you to get help upgrading your home and making it more energy efficient. To see what we found for Jo Carroll energy, click here.

Just Energy

If Just Energy is your rate supplier, you could get help! We found different options to help you lower your bill and get valuable savings on your Just Energy account! No matter what company you use as your energy provider, having Just Energy as a supplier could help you save money. To see what we found, check here! 

MidAmerican Energy

There are a variety of resources you can use to make sure you’re able to pay your MidAmerican Energy bill. Your energy company even offers a program where you can use donations from other customers to get help paying your bill. You could get up to $200 toward your bill with this program. Check here to see what we’ve found for MidAmerican Energy.

Nicor Gas

If you have Nicor Gas, you can get help! We found community resources to help you pay your bill and other resources to upgrade your home. Nicor Gas also offers a variety of rebates for switching your appliances from electric to gas! If you want to learn more about getting help with your Nicor Gas bill, click here.

Peoples Gas

Are you a Peoples Gas customer? You could get help with your gas bill! We found resources to help you save money and get assistance. The gas company also offers a variety of rebates and options. Gas rates can vary and Peoples Gas has special rate discounts for low-income families. To see what we’ve found for Peoples Gas, visit this article. 

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