WE PROVIDE LOW-COST WHOLESALE POWER SUPPLY & RELATED SERVICES
Illinois Municipal Electric Agency is a not-for-profit agency with a proven record of providing low-cost, reliable and sustainable energy to 32 of the 42 municipal electric systems all across Illinois.
IMEA offers members predictable, competitive wholesale energy costs that protect customers from market fluctuations. Ultimately, we ensure that our communities can provide affordable, reliable power to their customers.
IMEA is staffed with trustworthy people who provide valuable, useful information and services. We only work for Illinois, nonprofit, locally owned and controlled public power systems.
IMEA is continually striving for improvement, seeking to maintain the highest level of performance.
IMEA makes our municipal leaders’ jobs easier.
IMEA is responsive to our municipal members and their needs, seeking out and valuing different opinions while working together to achieve what is best for our members.
IMEA is at our members’ service.
IMEA is an integral part of our members’ utility operations, protecting and assisting them in meeting their contractual, environmental and regulatory responsibilities.
THE POWER OF EXPERIENCE
IMEA is there when our communities need us. We offer top-notch support and collaboration. Members receive “always on-call” access to experienced energy professionals to ensure that their energy supply remains safe, available and affordable. Members lean on IMEA to strengthen their local efforts to provide efficient solutions. The Agency employs engineers, power market experts, power resource specialists, state and federal regulatory compliance specialists and program administrators to provide these key services. We bring constructive and actionable ideas, resources, education and many other types of support to the table. When our communities encounter a unique or timely challenge in your everyday energy responsibilities, IMEA is your source for solutions.
THE POWER OF SAVINGS
Created in 1984, the combined resources and purchasing power of IMEA helps keep costs down and increases efficiencies. Our nonprofit business model allows us to focus on saving our communities money instead of generating our own returns.