Business & Policy Environmental Policy Illinois Companies Eligible for Incentives By Melissa Hincha-Ownby Writer Arizona State University Melissa Hincha-Owny is a business writer who has covered topics ranging from personal finance and corporate social responsibility to parenting. our editorial process Melissa Hincha-Ownby Updated January 03, 2020 Improving energy efficiency can be a boon for builders. (Photo: brian kusler [CC by 2.0]/Flickr) Share Twitter Pinterest Email Business & Policy Corporate Responsibility Environmental Policy Economics Food Issues Illinois companies that receive their power through Ameren Illinois Utilities are eligible for a portion of $500,000 in incentive money set aside to encourage companies to improve their building's energy efficiency. In addition to the incentive money, projects that are completed by May 31 may qualify for an additional 10% bonus. This bonus is based on the total project cost. "Since unveiling the ActOnEnergy(TM) electric energy efficiency program last June, the Ameren Illinois Utilities have approved $3.5 million in incentive payments to business customers throughout their 43,700 square mile service territory." Source: PR Newswire The incentive details and an application form (PDF) are available on the ActOnEnergy website.