Explore renewable energy and energy efficiency in Illinois through projects and activities, statistics, maps, news, and policies.
Learn about projects and activities the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is supporting to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy in Illinois.
Discover how much energy Illinois consumes and how much electricity it generates in total and from renewables.
Find maps of Illinois showing its biomass, solar, wind, geothermal, and hydropower resources.
Policies, Rebates, and Incentives
For information about policies, rebates, and incentives for saving energy and promoting renewable energy development, visit:
- Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency website
- Illinois laws and incentives for alternative fuels and advanced vehicles
March 6, 2014
Energy Department Names Virginia and Illinois Electric Co-ops the 2013 Wind Cooperatives of the Year
The U.S. Department of Energy and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) today recognized Old Dominion Electric Cooperative (ODEC) of Virginia and the Rural Electric Convenience Cooperative (RECC) of Illinois as the 2013 Wind Cooperatives of the Year. The awards were presented at the TechAdvantage 2014 Conference and Expo in Nashville, Tenn., to honor electric cooperatives that demonstrate outstanding leadership in advancing U.S. wind power. More
February 27, 2014
February 12, 2014