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22 Most Innovative Illinois Based Clean Energy Companies & Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Illinois based Clean Energy companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Clean Energy industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Illinois Clean Energy Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

LanzaTech

LanzaTech

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Creating new economic opportunities for companies, communities and countries around the world.

Greenlight Planet

Greenlight Planet

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Greenlight sells, installs and finances solar home systems for the 1.8 billion off-grid and under-electrified consumers in Africa and Asia.

Greenlight Planet

Clean Energy Trust

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Clean Energy Trust supports early-stage startups working on solutions for clean energy, decarbonization, and environmental sustainability.

Greenlight Planet

Duke Energy Indiana

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Duke Energy Indiana provides utility services.

Greenlight Planet

Synata Bio

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Synata Bio is a developer of a fermentation technology designed to process synthesis gas from multiple sources into products.

Greenlight Planet

Power Kiosk

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Connecting Buyers And Sellers Of Gas And Electricity

Greenlight Planet

Exelon Corporation

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Exelon Corporation is a utility services holding company that provides services for energy generation businesses in the United States.

Greenlight Planet

Power2Switch

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Power2Switch is an online service enabling users to lower their electric bills by comparing energy suppliers and accessing renewable energy.

Greenlight Planet

Fermilab

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Fermilab is an American particle physics and accelerator laboratory dedicated to exploring high-energy physics.

Greenlight Planet

Lenuco

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Lenuco develops a revolutionary energy source capable of providing clean and affordable energy.

Greenlight Planet

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock is the largest provider of dredging services in the United States.

Greenlight Planet

Lincoln Clean Energy

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LCE is a developer, owner, and operator of clean power projects with a focus on wind and solar power.

Greenlight Planet

Kutol

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Kutol is a facility services provider that manufactures and trades hand soaps, sanitizers and soap dispensing systems for commercial use.

Greenlight Planet

Off Grid Technologies

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Off Grid Technologies is a company that provides energy audits and off the grid energy solutions such as Solar, Wind, and LED.

Greenlight Planet

Z BioScience

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Z BioScience is a biotechnology company that develops probiotic biosurfactants that helps in agricultural and commercial surface cleaning.

Greenlight Planet

Sharlen Electric Company

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Sharlen Electric Company is a electrical contractor serving commercial and industrial clients throughout Chicago and in Northwest Indiana.

Greenlight Planet

MVP Consulting Solutions

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Engineering Consulting and Education

Greenlight Planet

Midwest Clean Energy

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MGE, LLC is a clean renewable alternative energy supplier and resource company for Solar and Wind systems in the central United States.

Greenlight Planet

Clean Power Design

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Clean Power Design offers planning and contract development solutions for commercial, residential, and municipal renewable energy projects.

Greenlight Planet

BetterNRG

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BetterNRG is an initiative that enables consumers to save money by deploying energy-saving options in their daily lives.

Greenlight Planet

Fox Valley Sandblasting & Powderating

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Fox Valley Sandblasting & Powder Coating is a power grid company located in Yorkville.

Greenlight Planet

Dukane Contract Services

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DuKane Contract Services provides a complete range of janitorial and cleaning services for commercial and industrial sectors.

Written by Mark Smith

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