The ERC is an interdisciplinary public service, research, and special projects organization that works to improve energy efficiency and the environment.

The Energy Resources Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago provides comprehensive and cutting edge solutions for energy and environmental challenges in the institutional, industrial, and commercial sectors.

Working in the areas of energy efficiency, distributed generation, utilities billing data management, and biofuels and bioenergy we have made distinct progress in energy conservation and production technologies while providing cost effective solutions through our program implementation, educational outreach, modeling, and technical assistance.

For over thirty years the ERC has made significant contributions to the fields of energy conservation and production technologies. Our work helps to create a cleaner and more sustainable environment.