About the Energy Co-Op

Commercial Energy Co-Op


When commercial energy purchasing was deregulated in Illinois in 2002, the Mclean County Chamber partnered with       to establish a Commercial Energy Purchasing Cooperative for its members. Since then, the Mclean County Chamber of Commerce has helped hundreds of area businesses realize long-term budget stability.


Benefits of the McLean County Chamber Commercial Energy Cooperative:

  • There is no fee to join the Cooperative!

  • You will receive a free energy analysis to estimate your savings with the program.

  • Increased Purchasing Power in procuring electric and natural gas at competitive rates to businesses

  • Eliminates the need to ‘go through it alone’

  • Historically, the average co-op member saves about the equivalent of their July electrical bill and/or their February natural gas bill when compared to utility S.O.S. rates

  • Budget Stability (no more ‘roller coaster costs’) by offering Fixed Rate energy supply costs

  • Assistance in being Proactive in fulfilling energy buying needs

  • We offer the opportunity for businesses to share in the valuable energy Expertise that the cooperative provides


This program offers FREE informational seminars and webinars about energy deregulation and valuable insight into energy procurement options.  manages the member education and bid phases of the program, oversees the transition of the members’ energy accounts, and offers continuing technical expertise to members throughout the term of the energy contracts.