Ameren Illinois

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About Ameren Illinois

Ameren Illinois is an investor owned company. The largest city serviced by the provider is Springfield, but the company also supplies electricity to 844 cities in Illinois. The provider has 275 industrial customers, 436,656 residential customers and 65,530 commercial customer accounts. The residential electricity price for patrons of Ameren Illinois is, on average, 11.58 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.20% lower than the state's average price of 13.34 cents. This ranks the supplier 12th lowest for average electricity rate out of 79 suppliers in the state. They sold 211,739 megawatt hours through wholesale channels to other electricity providers in 2020. Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of all electricity sourced by the company . Exactly 8,426,933 megawatt hours were purchased on the wholesale electricity market. Their revenue for 2020 from electricity activities was $1,797,073,400, with 0.22% coming from sales to the wholesale electricity market.

The United States average monthly residential power bill is $121.23, while the Ameren Illinois average is 13.38% below at $105.01 per month. This is the 1235th lowest average monthly bill amount for a provider in the United States. The company currently does not generate any of the electricity that they sell. Instead, they must purchase that electricity at wholesale prices and then resell it at a higher rate to end users.

Ameren Illinois Net Metering

Offering net metering to consumers is a win-win situation for Ameren Illinois and any people who receive their electricity from the company. Net metering allows residents to sell kilowatt hours back to the grid, making the purchase of solar and other electricity sources a cheaper project.

Energy Loss

Energy loss is a part of life when dealing with electricity transmission. Ameren Illinois currently averages a loss of approximately 4.64% of the total electricity they produce. The state of Illinois has an energy loss average of 2.62% and the US average is 2.76%, giving Ameren Illinois a rank of 801st best out of 3509 providers who report energy loss in the United States.

Ameren Illinois Rate & Electric Bills

Ameren Illinois residential electric rates are highest in January and the highest average bill is in July.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.137/kWh$0.079/kWh$127.21/mo.$65.81/mo.
1229th11.58¢Ameren Illinois' Average residential price per kWh
1235th$105.01Average monthly electricity bill for Ameren Illinois' residential customers

Ameren Illinois Overview

  • Company Type:Investor Owned
  • Parent Company:Ameren
  • Headquarters:300 Liberty
    Peoria, Illinois 61602
    United States of America
  • CEO:Richard J. Mark

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Energy Loss

Ameren Illinois' energy loss due to business operations.


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Ameren Illinois State Coverage

StateCustomersSales ($)State Rank Based On Revenue% of Provider's Residential Sales in State

Ameren Illinois County Coverage

CountyPopulationProvidersAvg. County Rate (¢)Avg. Electric Bill
Adams County65,7374114.00$98.48/mo
Alexander County5,2404214.08$100.63/mo
Bond County16,7254313.92$98.87/mo
Brown County6,2444114.00$98.50/mo
Bureau County33,2445514.18$96.70/mo
Calhoun County4,4374114.14$99.79/mo
Cass County13,0424314.06$99.05/mo
Champaign County205,8654213.97$98.23/mo
Christian County34,0324314.05$99.16/mo
Clark County15,4554413.98$98.03/mo

Cities Ameren Illinois Has Coverage

* City coverage generated based on government data. Always verify you can get service from the provider.

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Ameren Illinois FAQ:

How much is the average bundled bill for Ameren Illinois customers each month?

Ameren Illinois currently has an average monthly bundled electric bill of $105.01, compared to the Illinois average of $91.42 and the US of $91.42 for bundled service.

What is the phone number for Ameren Illinois?

The Ameren Illinois phone number is (800) 755-5000.

How many counties does Ameren Illinois offer service to?

There are 90 counties that receive at least some electricity coverage by Ameren Illinois including Illinois.

Who is the CEO of Ameren Illinois?

Ameren Illinois' CEO is Richard J. Mark.

What is the average bundled electricity rate for Ameren Illinois customers?

Consumers of Ameren Illinois, on average, have an electricity bundled rate 11.58 cents per kilowatt hour (¢/kWh).

Does Ameren Illinois have a parent company?

Ameren is the owner of Ameren Illinois.

What cities does Ameren Illinois provider electricity to?

Ameren Illinois provides electricity in 844 cities.

Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2022-09-27