Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition

The Clean Energy Jobs Act Will Set Illinois on the Path to 100% Renewable Energy


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OUR VIEW: Solar’s future gets brighter in Illinois

April 29, 2019

Lottery will boost state’s production, but more must be done to help community projects by Sauk Valley Editorial Board Solar power in Illinois took a big step forward with the Illinois Power Agency’s lottery held…

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Our place in the sun: A bumper crop of solar farms could be coming to the Sauk Valley

April 27, 2019

By Rachel Rodgers More than a dozen solar farm projects in the area were picked during the first round of a state lottery for renewable energy credits, with the majority located in Whiteside County. The…

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EDITORIAL: Going green in Illinois doesn’t have to hit us hard in the wallet

April 26, 2019

By Sun-Times Editorial Board Any energy legislation that is passed by the Illinois Legislature this spring must do one thing above all: keep the lid on the price of electricity for average people. As water…

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Renewable Energy Job Boom Creates Economic Opportunity As Coal Industry Slumps

April 22, 2019

by Silvio Marcacci “… Green jobs grow in red states But the best aspect of renewable energy job growth is that it doesn’t matter how states voted in the last election. The American Wind Energy Association…

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Congratulations Rockford! Now let's pass the #CleanEnergyJobsAct to make sure we can meet the rising #solar demand! #CEJA

David Kolata with @cubillinois: “Our analysis shows that electric vehicles not only allow drivers to charge a car at a much lower cost than to fill at the pump, but they also have the potential to keep a lid on electric bills for all consumers.”

A recent report from @cubillinois found that optimizing charging patterns for electric vehicles could produce up to $2.6 billion in consumer benefits through 2030! Read the full report:

"On Thursday, the House Energy & Environment Committee voted 19 to 11 to advance the bill, which deserves the support of the whole House. Once groundwater is contaminated, it’s hard to clean up."

"In Illinois with the Future Energy Jobs Act, we believed there is a real opportunity for Maryville to take advantage of low-cost renewable energy”

The #ILSolarforAll program has officially launched! Learn how this exciting new program can help you access the benefits of #solar energy:

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