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The Illinois Energy Efficiency Stakeholder Advisory Group (SAG) is an advisory body established by the Illinois Commerce Commission that is open to all interested participants. SAG is a forum that allows parties to express different opinions, better understand the opinions of others, and foster collaboration and consensus.


Upcoming March SAG Meetings
Tuesday, March 5 Large Group SAG Meeting

Friday, March 15: Deadline for Energy Efficiency Idea Submittals

Friday, April 5: Eligible stakeholders who want to participate in EE Plan negotiations will notify SAG Facilitator

2024 SAG Portfolio Planning Process
In 2024, SAG will focus on the SAG Portfolio Planning Process, to discuss 2026-2029 individual utility EE Plans for Ameren Illinois, ComEd, Nicor Gas, Peoples Gas and North Shore Gas, prior to each utility filing an EE Plan with the Commission for approval by March 1, 2025.

Opportunity to Submit Energy Efficiency Ideas

As part of the 2024 SAG Portfolio Planning Process, interested parties are invited to submit:

  1. Feedback on current EE portfolios, suggesting changes for the 2026-2029 EE Plans; and / or
  2. Energy efficiency ideas for utility consideration, such as program approaches or new measures that have been successfully implemented in other jurisdiction(s).

Complete the electronic EE Ideas template no later than Friday, March 15, 2024.

  • Participants may use the EE Ideas Word version of the template to collaborate on EE Idea submittals or to prepare to submit the electronic template.
  • SAG participants are encouraged to:
    1. Focus on the highest priority EE ideas
    2. Work together to submit joint EE ideas, when possible
    3. Review the latest utility EE reports and participate in February SAG meetings, to avoid proposing an EE Idea already offered by a utility
  • The EE Ideas template includes additional instructions.

SAG Meeting Follow-up
Click here to download a summary spreadsheet (updated Feb. 2024) with follow-up items raised during the following SAG meetings in 2023.

Energy Efficiency Policy Updates
Updated Illinois energy efficiency policy documents were approved by the Illinois Commerce Commission in December 2023, including:

2024 SAG Working Groups (contact the SAG Facilitator to join a Working Group):

2024 SAG Subcommittees (contact the SAG Facilitator to join a Subcommittee):

Are you looking for information on the Income Qualified Energy Efficiency Committee (or LIEEAC)? Click here to visit the IQ Energy Efficiency Committee website.