Just in time for summer, Smart Power Illinois is debuting a brand new look. We’ve overhauled our website to help Illinois’ consumers take advantage of our smart new grid, and we’re delighted to share it with you.
Saddle up – let’s take a tour!
Tips on how to save money
We’ve compiled a bunch of concrete ways you can save money on your energy bill using smart technology — from signing up for Peak Time savings programs to how you can get a rebate on your purchase of a smart thermostat. With so many ways to cut down on your energy consumption and spending, you’re sure to find a strategy that works for you. Just maybe don’t try this one…
A custom portal for your Illinois power company
Illinois is serviced by two major power companies, ComEd and Ameren — and some of the energy saving programs available to you depend on where you live. To take out the guess-work, we’ve broken down the benefits available to you by power company — more on saving with Ameren here and with ComEd here.
Translating a smarter grid into a smarter city and home
Chicago is taking bold steps towards a smarter, more energy efficient future. Stay up to date on the latest of the city’s innovations here, where you can also glean some tips from our blog on bringing IoT — the “internet of things” — to your own home.
Energy audit resources
One of the most impactful things we can do as energy-aware consumers is audit our own usage, whether at home or at the office. We’ve compiled local energy audit providers and resources here to get you started.
SPIL en español
Much of the Smart Power website is now available in Spanish — including some of our favorite videos, like this one.
Take a look around, and let us know what you think. Are there other resources or topics you’d like to see on the new Smart Power Illinois website? Share your ideas with us on Facebook and Twitter, and you might see one in our next blog post.