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Illinois Energy Industry Licensing

Licensing requirements for energy industry companies in Illinois.

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Illinois Energy Company Licenses

Illinois Agents, Brokers, and Consultants (ABC) Certification

Agency:Illinois Commerce Commission
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required?No
Fact Checked:4/13/20

Initial Registration

Form:

ABC Application Form

Agency Fee:

$0

Fact Checked:4/13/20

Registration Renewal

Form:

ABC Report Form

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by March 31.

Fact Checked:4/13/20

Supplemental Reporting
Designated Agent Report

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by January 31.

Notes:

Designated agent reports can be emailed to ICC.Public.Requests@illinois.gov.

Fact Checked:4/13/20

Illinois Alternative Electric Retail Supplier (ARES) Certification

Agency:Illinois Commerce Commission
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes

Initial Registration

Form:

Certification Application Form

Agency Fee:

$0

Notarize:Required

Registration Renewal
Annual Recertification

Form:

ARES Annual Report Form

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by March 31.

Supplemental Reporting
ARES Kilowatt-Hour Report

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by March 1.

Notes:

The annual kilowatt-hour report can be emailed to ICC.Public.Requests@illinois.gov.

Fact Checked:4/13/20

Supplemental Reporting
Annual Report of Compliance with Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by September 1.

Notes:

This report can be emailed to ICC.Public.Requests@illinois.gov.

Fact Checked:4/13/20

Supplemental Reporting
Net Metering Report

Filing Method:

Online or email to ICC.Public.Requests@illinois.gov.

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by April 1.

Fact Checked:4/13/20

Supplemental Reporting
Rate Report

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by May 31.

Notes:

Rate reports can be emailed to ICC.Public.Requests@illinois.gov.

Fact Checked:4/13/20

Supplemental Reporting
Call Center Information Report

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by March 1.

Notes:

Call center reports can be emailed to ICC.Public.Requests@illinois.gov.

Fact Checked:4/13/20

Supplemental Reporting
Designated Agent Report

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by January 31.

Notes:

Designated agent reports can be emailed to ICC.Public.Requests@illinois.gov.

Fact Checked:4/13/20

Illinois Alternative Gas Supplier (AGS) Certification

Agency:Illinois Commerce Commission
Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite:Yes

Registration Renewal

Form:

AGS Annual Report Form

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by January 31.

Supplemental Reporting
Designated Agent Report

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by January 31.

Notes:

Designated agent reports can be emailed to ICC.Public.Requests@illinois.gov.

Fact Checked:4/13/20

Supplemental Reporting
Net Metering Report

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by April 1.

Notes:

Net metering reports can be emailed to ICC.Public.Requests@illinois.gov.

Fact Checked:4/13/20

Supplemental Reporting
Call Center Information Reports

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by March 1.

Notes:

Call center reports can be emailed to ICC.Public.Requests@illinois.gov.

Fact Checked:4/13/20

Supplemental Reporting
Total Dekatherm Report

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by March 1.

Notes:

Dekatherm reports can be emailed to ICC.Public.Requests@illinois.gov.

Fact Checked:4/13/20

Supplemental Reporting
Interruptions of Service Report

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by April 1.

Notes:

Interruptions of service reports can be emailed to ICC.Public.Requests@illinois.gov.

Fact Checked:4/13/20

Supplemental Reporting
Annual AGS Rate Report

Agency Fee:

$0

Due:

Annually by January 1.

Notes:

Rate reports can be emailed to ICC.Public.Requests@illinois.gov.

Fact Checked:4/13/20

Illinois Natural Gas Broker License

Not required



Natural Gas Agent/Aggregator, Broker, or Consultant licensure is not required on the State level in Illinois.

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