Illinois Residential Energy Plans

Exercise your right to choose a retail electricity supplier!

Until 1997, Illinois residents paid some of the highest electricity rates in the country.  At the time, the American Illinois Utilities and Commonwealth Edison Company held a monopoly over the energy market.  These utilities controlled pricing and could increase customer rates without facing competition from local providers.

In 1997 Illinois began deregulating the market after state lawmakers passed “The Illinois Electric Service Customer Choice and The Rate Relief Law.”  Today residents can choose the type of plan and energy they want from private energy services companies.  In 2006, Illinois further promoted private competition by offering temporary discount programs and establishing the Office of Retail Market Development.  Competitive energy suppliers now serve countless Illinois households looking to manage their budgets through affordable fixed rate terms.

Why Switch to Deregulated Energy?

Deregulated energy is great news for eligible Illinois residents who want more control over their monthly budgets. Before deregulation, two utilities powered the state and could spontaneously raise rates due to factors such as extreme weather. Luckily as a Illinois resident, you can choose a trusted energy service company with a fixed rate and term that fits your budget.

Liberty Power is a private energy service supplier that understands Illinois residents want to be in control of their monthly energy bill. Residents should not have to worry about local utilities spiking rates at times when they need it the most. We believe when customers are informed, they can make better choices about energy spending.

Along with a fixed rate, Liberty Power offers Illinois residents a friendly, informed and available customer service team to explain every step in the process of energy independence.

The Benefits of Switching to Liberty Power

1 – No Fees, No Downtime

There are absolutely no fees, downtime or changes to the monthly payment process. After making the switch to Liberty Power, your new fixed rate will be included on the current invoice as a line item.

2 – Fixed Rates for Your Budget

Let us make your budget simple with low fixed rate electricity plans. Find out how we can help guarantee rates for up to 3 years so you never how to worry about unpredictable fluctuating rates again.

3 – Simple to Enroll

Upon completion of an enrollment agreement, Liberty Power’s enrollment team will take care of everything. We’ll submit information to the local utility to transfer your electricity supply to Liberty Power beginning with your contracted month

4 – Responsive Customer Service

Liberty Power’s customer service experts know our stuff. The team is available to answer questions about making the switch in Illinois, paying your monthly bill, and contract options to meet your needs.

What Will Change After the Switch?

You may be confused about who is providing the electricity or natural gas after switching to a deregulated energy company. Don’t worry, we get that question a lot. Let’s dive deeper.

Your local utility owns the power lines and will continue to deliver energy to your home. After switching to Liberty, the only change you’ll see is the new affordable rate on your monthly bill. Once you make the switch, your energy bill is no longer subjected to price spikes due to factors like extreme weather, energy availability, regulation and lack of supplier choice.

Our Illinois pricing and customer service team is always on call to share their knowledge to help inform you about energy plan benefits.


Working with Liberty Power is Simple:

  1. Enter your ZIP to determine eligibility
  2. Select a custom electricity supply plan to meet your needs
  3. Sign up with Liberty Power for a 12-36 month term


Want green options?

At Liberty, we support renewable energy and are always striving to offer earth conscious plans. Liberty Power is one of the fewer Illinois Green-E Certified energy providers that also offer fixed rate plans. We do this using renewable energy credits (RECs) which ensure that the amount of electricity you use is balanced by contributing an equal amount of resources towards renewable energy infrastructure. RECs guarantee that your energy dollars support renewable power plants such as wind farms and solar infrastructure.

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