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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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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2 Courts Upheld State Nuclear Subsidies. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal for Renewable Energy, Too.

September 27, 2018

Dan Gearino | Inside Climate News A defeat in federal court likely would have been used to challenge state policies around the country that promote renewable energy, environmental law experts say. … The Illinois and…

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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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Thanks to the Future Energy Jobs Act, Illinois is poised to become a clean energy leader. But we're just getting started. #CleanJobs

Gov. Cuomo also announced $1.5 billion in competitive awards to support 20 large-scale solar, wind and energy storage projects across upstate New York. #CleanJobs

"After years of community demands for investment, green jobs and development are finally coming to one of Chicago’s poorest and most isolated neighborhoods." #CleanJobs

Excited to see initiatives and research underway for establishing pollinator habitat on solar farms! Let’s make it a priority for solar development in IL! #FEJA #pollinators @ELPCenter @ILCleanJobs @CCRSolar @xercessociety @cornellento

This is huge! @JBPritzker says he will “Embrace a broad vision of environmental protection.... I believe in science and that is why as one of my first acts as Governor I will sign our state onto the US Climate Alliance.” #twill @LCVoters @ILCleanJobs #ActOnClimate

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