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Ameren Illinois (Electric) - Custom, HVAC, and Motor Business Efficiency Incentives

Multi-Family Residential
Savings Category 
Heat Pumps
Maximum Rebate 

Incentives $1-$200,000: paid at 100%
Incentives $200,000-$600,000: paid at 50%
Custom: 50% of incremental cost
Retro-Commissioning: $200,000/year/facility; $100,000/project
Leak Survey: $10,000

Program Info
Expiration Date 


Program Type 
Utility Rebate Program
Rebate Amount 

Tank Water Heater: $150
Tankless Water Heater: $300/unit
Condensing Tanked Water Heater: $300/unit
AC/Heat Pump Replacement: $20 - $500/unit
PTAC/PTHP: $100 - $200/unit
Air Cooled Chiller: $500/unit
High Efficiency Fans: $25- $100/fan
High Volume Low Speed (HVLS) Fans: $1000/fan
Equipment Heater Timers: $10/heater
Live Stock Waterer: $75-$100
Air Conditioner Tune-Up: $25/ton
VFD on HVAC Motors: $90/ HP
Guest Room Energy Management (GREM) Controls: $50-$80/room
Lighting: $0.06/kWh saved/year
Other Electric: $0.08/kWh saved/year
Retro-Commissioning Survey: 50-80% of survey cost
Retro-Commissioning Implementation: $0.01/kWh saved for the first 2 million kWh, $0.005/kWh saved from 2 million to 6 million kWh
Leak Survey and Repair: $12/hp, up to $6,000 or the cost of the survey

Prescriptive rebates are available for many HVAC and motor efficiency improvements. Pre-approval is required for all rebates. The programs are available only to non-residential customers that receive wire service from Ameren affiliates under an eligible rate schedule (DS-2, DS-3, DS-4). This includes distribution customers of Ameren affiliates that purchase energy through an alternative supplier. Act On Energy Business Programs include:

*Heating / AC
*Water Heaters
*Steam Boilers
*Variable Frequency Drives
*Retro Commissioning
*Compressed Air Leak Survey
*Custom Incentives

Rebates are also listed and provided based on business type. Custom incentives are provided for a variety of equipment including geothermal heat pumps and large HVAC projects. View the Ameren web site for more information on these offerings. View program documentation and requirements before making purchases or upgrades.

Other Information 

Programmable Thermostat: Facility must have less than 400 kW demand