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. Ameren Illinois bills their customers a residential electricity rate of 15.75 cents per kilowatt hour on average. While this is lower than the Illinois average rate of 16.04 cents per kilowatt hour, it is more than the United States average of 14.84 cents. In 2021 they sold 93.01% of their total megawatt hours disposed to end users (known as retail sales). Wholesale power purchases made up 100.00% of the total electricity sourced by the company and 8,439,583 megawatt hours were procured via wholesale channels. Their revenue for 2021 from electricity activities was $1,973,520,000, with 41.88% coming from retail sales to end users and 0.37% from sales to the wholesale market.

The US average monthly residential power bill is $131.84, while the Ameren Illinois average is 11.35% more at $146.8 per month. Ameren Illinois ranks 2444th in the US for average monthly bill amount. 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 4.10% of the total electricity they produce. The state of Illinois has an energy loss average of 2.52% and the US average is 2.45%, giving Ameren Illinois a rank of 762nd 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 April.

Historical Electricity Rates:

Price Per kWhAverage Bill$0.191/kWh$0.079/kWh$220.04/mo.$65.81/mo.
2570th15.75¢Ameren Illinois' Average residential price per kWh
2444th$146.8Average 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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762 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 County65,8784114.72$108.33/mo
Alexander County5,4884214.75$110.18/mo
Bond County16,8044314.62$108.47/mo
Brown County6,3304114.72$108.35/mo
Bureau County33,3385514.93$106.35/mo
Calhoun County4,5374114.88$109.89/mo
Cass County13,0584314.79$108.88/mo
Champaign County206,5834214.71$108.22/mo
Christian County34,0384314.76$108.84/mo
Clark County15,5874414.72$108.16/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 $146.80, compared to the Illinois average of $109.89 and the US of $109.89 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 15.75 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: 2022-10-18