Ameren Illinois: Rates and Coverage Area

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 840 cities in Illinois. The provider has a total of 648,764 customers. There are 284 industrial customer accounts, 78,336 commercial customers, one transportation account and 570,143 residential customers. On average, Ameren Illinois charges their customers a residential electricity price of 16.51 cents per kilowatt hour, which is 13.63% above the average Illinois price of 14.53 cents and 4.91% above the nationwide average of 15.73. The company sold 304,420 megawatt hours in 2022 by way of wholesale channels. The electricity sourced by the company is made up of primarily wholesale purchased megawatt hours, with 10,530,788 acquired by the company. In 2022, the supplier made a total of $2,716,585,400 from business activities relating to the sale and transfer of electricity. They had revenue of $18,514,000 coming from sales to the wholesale market.

The United States average monthly residential power bill is $135.39, while the Ameren Illinois average is 1.23% below at $133.72 per month. This is the 1826th 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 5.24% of the total electricity they produce. The state of Illinois has an energy loss average of 2.82% and the US average is 2.87%, giving Ameren Illinois a rank of 937th best out of 3517 providers who report energy loss in the United States.

Ameren Illinois Rate & Electric Bills

Ameren Illinois residential electric rates are highest in April and the highest average bill is in December.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.203/kWh$0.079/kWh$220.04/mo.$65.81/mo.
2451st16.51¢Ameren Illinois' Average residential price per kWh
1826th$133.72Average monthly electricity bill for Ameren Illinois' residential customers

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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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937 National Rank

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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 County65,8783918.71$129.78/mo
Alexander County5,4884018.63$131.08/mo
Bond County16,8044118.50$129.25/mo
Brown County6,3303918.70$129.83/mo
Bureau County33,3385318.85$125.27/mo
Calhoun County4,5373918.86$131.72/mo
Cass County13,0584118.73$130.14/mo
Champaign County206,5424018.74$130.03/mo
Christian County34,0384118.72$130.16/mo
Clark County15,5874218.68$129.48/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 $133.72, compared to the Illinois average of $92.97 and the US of $92.97 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 16.51 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 840 cities.

King Manalo
Last Reviewed By: King Manalo
Published: 2024-05-27