About IEC

The Illinois Energy Consortium was formed in 1997 as an Illinois not-for-profit corporation and started serving schools as a statewide energy purchasing consortium in 1999. IEC is a joint program co-sponsored by the Illinois Association of School Boards, Illinois Association of School Administrators, and Illinois Association of School Business Officials.

Key Services:

  • Electric supply and administration  — To help control costs and achieve budget goals. 
  • Natural gas program  —  With the ability to choose the purchasing strategy that best fits the district’s energy price risk profile and effectively manage costs and risk over time. 
  • Annual budget forecasts — Along with tracking reports on district-specific energy expenditures and usage. 
  • Consolidated billing options  — Including commodity and utility charges on one invoice.

Key Benefits:

  • Dedicated Account Representative
  • Fixed & Managed Product Options
  • Online Portal for Account Management
  • Transparent & Competitive Pricing