Summary of Electricity Activity in Illinois

Summary of Illinois Generation

Illinois is ranked #5 out of 51 U.S. states and territories in terms of total annual net electricity generation.

GridInfo.com electricity generation data is aggregated from Jan 2001 to Mar 2024.

Companies on File327
Plants on File470
Total Generation14.93G MMBtu
Total Sales 10.49G kWh
Total Revenue $1.21B

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Overall National Rank

#5 /51 U.S. States

In Net Annual Generation

Overall Annual Net Geneneration

198.5 TWh

Total Annual Fuel Consumption

1.9 G MMBtu

Electric Companies in Illinois

327

Illinois
Power Plants

470

Natural Gas Rank

#20

Coal Rank

#8

Nuclear Rank

#1

Hydroelectric Rank

#49

Wind Rank

#5

Solar Rank

#13

Monthly Net Generation for Illinois

Electricity Sales Distribution

Electricity Sales, Price, and Revenue Breakdown

SalesPrice (Avg)Revenue
Residential3.08G kWh16.10 cents/kWh$495.53M
Commercial3.72G kWh11.09 cents/kWh$412.31M
Industrial3.65G kWh8.20 cents/kWh$299.00M
Transportation52.49M kWh5.20 cents/kWh$2.73M
Total10.49G kWh11.53 cents/kWh$1.21B

Production by Source

Largest 24 Power Plants in Illinois

RankPlantUtilityLocationAnnual GenerationInitial Operation DateLast UpdateFuel Types
#24Archer Daniels Midland DecaturArcher Daniels Midland CoDecatur, Illinois891.6 GWhMar 1987Mar 2024 Bituminous Coal : 52.7% Subbituminous Coal : 47.1%
#9Baldwin Energy ComplexDynegy Midwest Generation IncBaldwin, Illinois6.2 TWhJun 1970Mar 2024 Subbituminous Coal : 99.8%
#20Blooming Grove Wind Energy CenterInvenergy Services LLCChenoa, Illinois961.9 GWhNov 2020Mar 2024 Wind
#1Braidwood Generation StationConstellation NuclearBraceville, Illinois21.9 TWhJun 1988Mar 2024 Nuclear
#2Byron Generating StationConstellation NuclearByron, Illinois21.3 TWhAug 1985Mar 2024 Nuclear
#7Clinton Power StationConstellation NuclearClinton, Illinois9.1 TWhOct 1987Mar 2024 Nuclear
#11CPV Three Rivers Energy CenterCPV Three Rivers, LLCMorris, Illinois5.1 TWh-Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#4Dresden Generating StationConstellation NuclearMorris, Illinois16.6 TWhJul 1970Mar 2024 Nuclear
#14E D EdwardsIllinois Power Resources Generating LLCBartonville, Illinois2.9 TWhApr 1960Dec 2022 Subbituminous Coal : 99.9%
#21Elwood Energy LLCElwood Energy LLCElwood, Illinois960.6 GWhJun 1999Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#15Holland Energy FacilityNAES Corporation - (WA)Beecher City, Illinois2.8 TWhAug 2002Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#8Jackson Generation, LLCJackson Generation, LLCElwood, Illinois7.8 TWhApr 2022Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#22Joliet 29Midwest Generations EME LLCJoliet, Illinois946.6 GWhMar 1965Aug 2023 Natural Gas
#10Kendall County Generation FacilityDynegy Kendall Energy LLCMinooka, Illinois5.2 TWhFeb 2002Mar 2024 Natural Gas
#16Kincaid Generation LLCDynegy Kincaid GenerationKincaid, Illinois2.5 TWhMay 1967Jan 2024 Subbituminous Coal : 99.4% Natural Gas : 0.6%
#3LaSalle Generating StationConstellation NuclearMarseilles, Illinois21.0 TWhDec 1983Mar 2024 Nuclear
#19Lincoln Land WindLincoln Land Wind, LLCTBD, Illinois1.1 TWhOct 2021Mar 2024 Wind
#13Nelson Energy CenterInvenergy Services LLCRock Falls, Illinois2.9 TWhApr 2015Dec 2022 Natural Gas
#12NewtonIllinois Power Generating CoNewton, Illinois3.3 TWhOct 1977Mar 2024 Subbituminous Coal : 99.9%
#17PowertonMidwest Generations EME LLCPekin, Illinois1.5 TWhAug 1972Mar 2024 Subbituminous Coal : 99.8%
#6Prairie State Generating StationPrairie State Generating Co LLCMarissa, Illinois13.6 TWhMay 2012Mar 2024 Bituminous Coal : 99.8%
#5Quad Cities Generating StationConstellation NuclearCordova, Illinois16.3 TWhNov 1972Mar 2024 Nuclear
#18Radfords Run Wind FarmRWE Renewables Americas, LLCMaroa, Illinois1.2 TWhNov 2017Mar 2024 Wind
#23Sapphire Sky Wind Energy LLCInvenergy Services LLCFarmer City, Illinois946.5 GWhNov 2021Mar 2024 Wind

Electricity Generation by Illinois Counties

State RankCounty# Power PlantsNet Generation
Past 12 Months
Net Generation
from Natural Gas
Net Generation
from Wind
Net Generation
from Solar
Net Generation
from Nuclear
#65Adams County, IL22.8 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh2.8 GWh0.0 Wh
#54Boone County, IL27.6 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh7.6 GWh0.0 Wh
#63Brown County, IL13.3 GWh0.0 Wh3.3 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#18Bureau County, IL92.1 TWh568.7 MWh2.1 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#43Champaign County, IL12279.3 GWh224.1 GWh161.2 MWh44.6 GWh0.0 Wh
#16Christian County, IL52.5 TWh14.3 GWh0.0 Wh3.3 GWh0.0 Wh
#46Clark County, IL399.3 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh99.0 GWh0.0 Wh
#61Clay County, IL63.8 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh3.6 GWh0.0 Wh
#52Clinton County, IL410.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh9.4 GWh0.0 Wh
#38Coles County, IL1414.0 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh414.0 GWh0.0 Wh
#35Cook County, IL57584.7 GWh521.4 GWh0.0 Wh31.5 GWh0.0 Wh
#7De Witt County, IL49.6 TWh0.0 Wh503.6 GWh0.0 Wh9.1 TWh
#31DeKalb County, IL11708.5 GWh0.0 Wh682.0 GWh26.7 GWh0.0 Wh
#29Douglas County, IL2787.6 GWh0.0 Wh787.6 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#32DuPage County, IL13628.8 GWh598.3 GWh0.0 Wh1.7 GWh0.0 Wh
#70Effingham County, IL195.5 MWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#44Fayette County, IL3260.7 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh260.7 GWh0.0 Wh
#24Ford County, IL31.2 TWh0.0 Wh1.2 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#58Franklin County, IL14.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh4.5 GWh0.0 Wh
#62Fulton County, IL23.6 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh3.6 GWh0.0 Wh
#2Grundy County, IL822.4 TWh5.7 TWh0.0 Wh4.4 GWh16.6 TWh
#64Henderson County, IL13.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh3.2 GWh0.0 Wh
#21Henry County, IL51.7 TWh-599.0 kWh1.7 TWh1.8 GWh0.0 Wh
#25Iroquois County, IL3960.8 GWh0.0 Wh957.2 GWh3.6 GWh0.0 Wh
#56Jackson County, IL26.9 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#12Jasper County, IL23.3 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#59Jefferson County, IL14.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh4.2 GWh0.0 Wh
#55Jo Daviess County, IL27.1 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh7.1 GWh0.0 Wh
#48Kane County, IL1265.6 GWh11.7 GWh0.0 Wh8.1 GWh0.0 Wh
#27Kankakee County, IL14808.2 GWh25.8 GWh753.1 GWh29.3 GWh0.0 Wh
#9Kendall County, IL25.2 TWh5.2 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#39Lake County, IL8400.6 GWh395.6 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#3LaSalle County, IL1522.1 TWh0.0 Wh1.0 TWh41.8 GWh21.0 TWh
#10Lee County, IL125.1 TWh3.4 TWh1.7 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#15Livingston County, IL92.7 TWh0.0 Wh2.7 TWh3.9 GWh0.0 Wh
#22Logan County, IL61.7 TWh0.0 Wh1.5 TWh172.6 GWh0.0 Wh
#17Macon County, IL52.4 TWh299.7 GWh1.2 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#53Macoupin County, IL29.1 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh9.1 GWh0.0 Wh
#34Madison County, IL8603.1 GWh263.7 GWh0.0 Wh4.0 GWh0.0 Wh
#69Marion County, IL1224.0 MWh224.0 MWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#41Marshall County, IL4362.3 GWh0.0 Wh358.5 GWh3.8 GWh0.0 Wh
#26Mason County, IL4917.2 GWh0.0 Wh917.2 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#33McDonough County, IL4607.8 GWh0.0 Wh598.9 GWh8.8 GWh0.0 Wh
#49McHenry County, IL1136.2 GWh9.4 GWh0.0 Wh27.4 GWh0.0 Wh
#11McLean County, IL123.4 TWh0.0 Wh3.4 TWh4.7 GWh0.0 Wh
#66Monroe County, IL2681.3 MWh465.5 MWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#50Morgan County, IL734.4 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh34.4 GWh0.0 Wh
#68Moultrie County, IL1244.0 MWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#4Ogle County, IL1021.3 TWh820.7 MWh0.0 Wh10.7 GWh21.3 TWh
#13Peoria County, IL73.0 TWh47.2 GWh0.0 Wh12.5 GWh0.0 Wh
#42Perry County, IL3288.3 GWh31.1 GWh0.0 Wh257.2 GWh0.0 Wh
#67Piatt County, IL1568.3 MWh568.3 MWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#60Pike County, IL44.0 GWh0.0 Wh3.5 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#8Randolph County, IL26.2 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#57Richland County, IL14.6 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh4.6 GWh0.0 Wh
#5Rock Island County, IL716.9 TWh507.3 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh16.3 TWh
#20Sangamon County, IL101.8 TWh6.4 GWh1.1 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#47Scott County, IL181.6 GWh81.3 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#14Shelby County, IL32.9 TWh2.9 TWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#6St. Clair County, IL513.7 TWh49.3 GWh0.0 Wh17.9 GWh0.0 Wh
#36Stark County, IL1499.0 GWh0.0 Wh499.0 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#37Stephenson County, IL15416.2 GWh42.8 GWh290.9 GWh82.4 GWh0.0 Wh
#19Tazewell County, IL71.8 TWh3.6 GWh320.8 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh
#23Vermilion County, IL91.2 TWh43.5 GWh1.2 TWh12.6 GWh0.0 Wh
#40White County, IL2371.0 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh370.9 GWh0.0 Wh
#51Whiteside County, IL827.7 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh14.0 GWh0.0 Wh
#1Will County, IL2832.2 TWh10.1 TWh0.0 Wh23.8 GWh21.9 TWh
#28Williamson County, IL6792.7 GWh78.6 GWh0.0 Wh13.1 GWh0.0 Wh
#45Winnebago County, IL15149.1 GWh107.3 GWh0.0 Wh26.1 GWh0.0 Wh
#30Woodford County, IL3768.4 GWh0.0 Wh768.4 GWh0.0 Wh0.0 Wh

Top 20 Electricity Producing Cities in Illinois

Electricity Generation for Neighboring States

National RankStateNet Generation# Power Plants
#6Alabama151.5 TWh100
#26Arkansas67.1 TWh97
#8Georgia145.4 TWh303
#17Indiana99.7 TWh260
#21Iowa77.9 TWh334
#28Kansas63.4 TWh193
#24Kentucky68.7 TWh79
#11Michigan130.1 TWh357
#30Minnesota59.7 TWh862
#20Mississippi78.5 TWh85
#22Missouri72.0 TWh174
#36Nebraska42.5 TWh145
#7Ohio149.7 TWh283
#18Oklahoma97.7 TWh157
#3Pennsylvania256.0 TWh360
#13South Carolina110.4 TWh292
#19Tennessee87.3 TWh105
#16Virginia102.5 TWh281
#31West Virginia56.2 TWh64
#25Wisconsin68.4 TWh284

* Net Generation data is based on the last 12 months since Mar 2024