Find an Approved Vendor 

The following companies have been qualified as Approved Vendors in the Illinois Shines program.   Definitions of Approved Vendor types can be found at the bottom of the page.

Approved Vendors

wdt_ID Company Type Utility Program Website Email Phone
1 11 Million Acres, LLC DG Project Developer, Community Solar Project Developer, SREC Broker/Aggregator Ameren Illinois, ComEd ABP info@11millionacres.com 630-881-0621
2 93Energy LLC DG Installer, DG Project Developer Ameren Illinois, ComEd, Municipal Utility ABP customerservice@93energy.com 773-797-6527
3 Advanced Energy Innovations LLC DG Installer, DG Project Developer, Community Solar Project Developer Ameren Illinois, ComEd, Municipal Utility ABP advancedenergyinnovations@gmail.com 708-271-7514
4 Advanced Energy Solutions Group, Inc DG Installer, DG Project Developer, Community Solar Project Developer, SREC Broker/Aggregator Ameren Illinois, Rural Electric Cooperative ABP, ILSFA tech@AESsolar.com 618-988-0888
5 AEP OnSite Partners, LLC DG Project Developer, Community Solar Project Developer Ameren Illinois, ComEd, MidAmerican, Mt. Carmel, Municipal Utility, Rural Electric Cooperative ABP pprotopappas@aepes.com 614-583-3917
6 Affordable Community Energy Services Company Community Solar Project Developer ComEd ABP, ILSFA dan@affordablecommunityenergyservices.com 312-894-9523
7 Ameresco, Inc. DG Project Developer, Community Solar Project Developer Ameren Illinois, ComEd ABP, ILSFA kbernstein@ameresco.com 630-203-2629
8 Artisun Solar, LLC DG Installer, DG Project Developer Ameren Illinois, ComEd, MidAmerican, Mt. Carmel, Municipal Utility, Rural Electric Cooperative ABP info@artisunsolar.com 816-265-1786
9 Astrum Solar Inc. DG Installer, DG Project Developer, Community Solar Project Developer, SREC Broker/Aggregator Ameren Illinois, ComEd, MidAmerican, Mt. Carmel ABP miguel.silva@centrica.com 443-569-2860
10 Balance Solar LLC DG Project Developer, Community Solar Project Developer Ameren Illinois, ComEd ABP, ILSFA sales@balancesolarpower.com 847-250-1162
Company Type Utility Program Website Email Phone
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Types of Approved Vendors:

  • DG Installer: A DG Installer also has received certification from the Illinois Commerce Commission (“ICC”) to perform distributed generation installations.
  • DG Project Developer:  A DG Project Developer may oversee client relationships, design of the solar project and site management.  The DG Project Developer must utilize an installer for the project who is certified by the Illinois Commerce Commission (“ICC”) .
  • Community Solar Project Developer:  A Community Solar Project Developer designs and oversees community solar projects.  The Developer must utilize an installer for the project who is certified by the Illinois Commerce Commission (“ICC”) .
  • SREC Broker/Aggregator: An SREC Broker/Aggregator will work with installers, companies and individuals to submit projects for approval into the Illinois ABP.  The SREC Broker/Aggregator will be responsible for submitting applications, collecting meter readings, monitoring SREC creation, and distributing payments.
  • Approved Vendor Designees – Approved Vendors may specify a designee to upload marketing materials and disclosure forms on their behalf. An Approved Vendor Designee is assigned by the Approved Vendor via their IllinoisABP.com account. All designees must register as a user prior to being assigned to an Approved Vendor.