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This table lists the lowest-priced residential electricity plans available in the state of Illinois today.
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In Illinois, there are several types of electric companies that operate in the state. These include:
In Illinois, retail electricity providers are known as Alternative Retail Electric Suppliers (ARES) and they provide competitive supply of electric service to residential and business customers who choose to purchase their electricity supply from a provider other than their local utility company. Some examples of retail electricity providers that serve Illinois include:
While these companies offer competitive rates and plans, the distribution and transmission of electricity still remains the responsibility of the main utilities companies such as Ameren, ComEd, MidAmerican Energy and Nicor Gas.
Please note that this list may change over time as companies enter or exit the market and the availability of retail electricity providers may also vary depending on your location within the state.
There are several electric utilities that serve Illinois, including:
Please note that these are the main electric utilities that serve Illinois, but there may be other smaller municipal or rural electric cooperatives that also serve certain areas of the state.