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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Future Energy Conversation held in Coles County

November 8, 2018

Clint Walker | Journal Gazette & Times-Courier MATTOON — How can Coles County benefit from a clean energy economy that cuts energy costs and creates jobs? That was the discussion initiated when local residents, area…

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Opinion: We need bipartisan action on climate change

October 30, 2018

Susan Hurley, Guest Contributor | Daily Herald For working families in Illinois, there’s a lot a stake in this election. The fate of our families, our future and our values are on the line. The…

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Citizens Utility Board to discuss future of affordable, clean energy in Illinois

October 18, 2018

Clint Walker | Journal Gazette & Times-Courier MATTOON — The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) consumer watchdog group, Coles Progressives, the Prairie River Network, and Faith in Place will host a discussion to gather opinions from…

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Clean energy providing more than 119,000 Illinois jobs

September 19, 2018

Staff Report | Dispatch Argus CHICAGO — More than 3,700 area residents now work in clean energy industries, according to an analysis released Wednesday by the Clean Energy Trust and the national, nonpartisan business group…

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"My best life might have been when I was playing," Baker says. "But this is close."

Illinois Institute of Technology opened the doors to a 70,000-square-foot, $37 million innovation center last month where students will work on big-picture ideas — from electric cars and grid management to the internet of things.

Illinois is becoming a leader in #cleanenergy as we set the example for how Microgrids can look with #solar and #wind. Thanks, #FEJA for making this easier. @shedd_aquarium @ILCleanJobs

The site is directly east of a 20-acre parcel of city-owned property that also has been targeted for possible solar development. #CleanJobs

The Altgeld project is part of a city initiative to build ground-mounted solar farms on 30 acres of brownfield land on several sites across the city, including the neighborhoods of Austin, Englewood, West Pullman, South Deering, and Riverdale #CleanJobs

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