Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition



The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition is launching an open conversation
to explore how communities across Illinois
can benefit from the clean energy economy.

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Solar seen as bright career path at Illinois community colleges

February 11, 2019

Lauren Robinson | Energy News Network Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act included funding to make solar training more accessible to lower-income residents. There was an energy about the 11 students gathered on a sunny December…

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More than 3,500 solar panels being installed at the city’s water reclamation center to generate power for Naperville

January 29, 2019

<b>Erin Hegarty | Chicago Tribune</b> Installation of more than 3,500 solar panels that could generate more than 1.6 million kilowatt hours of electricity annually is expected to begin this summer at Naperville’s Springbrook Water Reclamation…

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Programs Train Workers To Meet Demand For Solar Installers

January 28, 2019

Ryan Denham | WGLT, NPR After the training, the 31-year-old received four jobs offers and moved to Colorado, where he installs solar panels on homes. “It was definitely a big move. But it did pan…

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Community Solar for IL’s Environmental Justice Communities

January 28, 2019

Samuel Garcia | NRDC Expert Blog The Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) mandates that at least 25 percent of the Illinois Solar for All Program’s incentives be allocated to projects located within environmental justice communities. On January…

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Today, @GovPritzker hosted the annual budget address. Look at what was included in the budget! It's time for 100% renewable energy by 2050! #CleanJobs ILCleanJobs photo

"Illinois’ solar employment grew to 4,879... as strong state policy and rapidly declining solar costs attracted new jobs and investment. The Future Energy Jobs Act of 2016 was an important driver of new solar jobs and investment in Illinois." #CleanJobs

Illinois can be a leader for other states in #cleanjobs as we continue our efforts for #cleanenergy through the work of the Future Energy Jobs Act ( #FEJA) @ILCleanJobs @SEIA

"A program created... to let households that don’t have the right exposure for their own solar panels share others’ solar facilities has turned out to be wildly popular — 10x as many people want to sign up as the program was designed to serve." #CleanJobs

This week, we’re celebrating the more than 70 Listen. Lead. Share. events hosted by grassroots leaders across the state over the past six months. Take a look inside one of last year's events hosted by @faithinplace! #CleanJobs #LLSLive
Illinois Clean Jobs @ILCleanJobs
Have you joined a Listen. Lead. Share. session yet? Take a look inside an event from last month, then find one near you at! #cleanjobs

EDITORIAL: Illinois could be a leader in clean energy. Let’s not screw it up. By @CSTeditorials. #CleanJobs ILCleanJobs photo

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