Here's the average monthly bill, usage, and carbon footprint of residents in Bloomington
420 lbs CO₂
Bloomington's energy comes from Nuclear, Coal, Wind, Natural Gas, and Solar. Nuclear is the largest source of electricity, providing 54% of Bloomington's energy. Coal is the second largest source, making up 18%. Wind provides 16% of the energy in Bloomington. Natural Gas provides 11% of the energy in Bloomington. Solar provides 1% of the energy in Bloomington.
Solar power is on the rise, helping homeowners save on their electricity bills and power their homes sustainably.
Energy generated by average sized system
Average system cost
(after federal incentive)
Net metering policies in Bloomington can help solar panel owners save money and reduce their carbon footprint. When your solar panels generate more electricity than you use, you can send the excess back to the grid and receive credit on your next bill. Just something to keep in mind when considering solar panels.
Ameren has several different electricity rates for residential customers, as shown in the table below.
|Rate Name||Rate Type||Cost Per kWh|
|DS-1 Residential Zone 2||Fixed||3¢ to 7¢|
|DS-1 Residential Zone 1||Fixed||3¢ to 7¢|
|DS-1||TOU||3¢ to 4¢|
|DS-1 Residential Zone 3||Fixed||4¢ to 17¢|
|DS-1 Residential Zone 3||Fixed||3¢ to 7¢|
|DS-1 Residential Zone 2||Fixed||4¢ to 17¢|
|DS-1 Residential Zone 1||Fixed||13¢ to 17¢|
The price to compare for Ameren is 7.96¢. Rates are based on an estimated usage of 703 kWh per month.Update usage.
|Provider||Plan||Rate Per kWh||Plan Length|
Live Brighter™ 12
cheapestcheapest 12 monthsmost popular
|9.89¢||12 months||Choose Plan|
Live Brighter™ 18
cheapest 13+ months
|10.29¢||18 months||Choose Plan|
36 Month Home Power Plan
|10.59¢||36 months||Choose Plan|
12 Month Home Power Plan
|10.69¢||12 months||Choose Plan|
12 Month Green Home Power Plan
|10.79¢||12 months||Choose Plan|
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