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


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Cortland-area solar project advances after state lotto

April 22, 2019

by Katie Finlon SYCAMORE – One of two of the most contentious solar projects approved in DeKalb County is among the projects that were awarded renewable energy credits by the Illinois Power Agency. The 2-megawatt…

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U of I saving money with new solar panels

April 22, 2019

by WICS/WCCU Staff CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WICS/WCCU) — University of Illinois is looking to save money by installing new solar panels. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Gies College of Business are setting up a brand new…

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Illinois poised for a job-creating energy future

April 19, 2019

By Elizabeth Scrafford Spring rains this year are bringing high floodwaters to the Metro East once again, reminding us that our climate is changing before our eyes. Floodwaters worry farmers because it is planting season,…

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Gov. Pritzker signs legislation allowing more wind energy production in Illinois

April 19, 2019

Gov. JB Pritzker signed HB 2988 Friday, clarifying current law around zoning standards for wind energy development across the state. The new law will create jobs, revitalize communities with new investment in rural areas —…

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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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