Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition

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

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Solar seen as bright career path at Illinois community colleges

February 11, 2019

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…

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More than 3,500 solar panels being installed at the city’s water reclamation center to generate power for Naperville

January 29, 2019

<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…

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Programs Train Workers To Meet Demand For Solar Installers

January 28, 2019

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…

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Community Solar for IL’s Environmental Justice Communities

January 28, 2019

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…

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Check out our new video about the #CleanEnergyJobsAct, and see why it's supported by community groups, small businesses, labor unions, and dozens of legislators. If you support clean jobs and renewable energy, add your name as a community cosponsor! https://t.co/MC1tInInzh #twill https://t.co/KhbfIMJWsB

Workforce development, health and safety fund, and jobs incubation. Thanks to Anne from @Elevate_Energy for testifying in support of @ILCleanJobs https://t.co/z5yzayXKHM ILCleanJobs photo

Right now Anne McKibbin of @Elevate_Energy is testifying in support of @ILCleanJobs capital priotities such as job training and renewable and efficiency programs for underserved communities. #CleanEnergyJobsAct

"Coupled with the recently-introduced #CleanEnergyJobsAct pending before the Illinois General Assembly, the state’s path toward cleaner, healthier energy is taking shape." https://t.co/qgoXyudwb4

During the March 7th candidate forum in Carbondale, both mayoral candidates committed to 100% renewable energy by 2030! Let's bring renewable energy statewide with the #CleanEnergyJobsAct! https://t.co/8gTEI9goUe https://t.co/cuwTxh5sQf ILCleanJobs photo

#Illinois take notice. #CEJA will get us there. Clean renewable energy has doubled in US in last decade and 90% if that came from wind and solar. We. Can. Do. This. And do it while saving consumers money. @ILCleanJobs https://t.co/p7Ghy0y9Km

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