WORKING TOWARD A CLEAN ENERGY ECONOMY FOR ILLINOIS
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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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…Read More
<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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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"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
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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 https://t.co/3CeqOXftzk