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The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition is launching an open conversation
to explore how communities across Illinois
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Editorial | Champaign County moves into solar-power age

August 26, 2018

The Editorial Board Thanks to the 2016 adoption of the Illinois Future Jobs Act, counties all over Illinois are acting on solar-farm ordinances and proposed solar farms. Champaign County joined the parade last week with…

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Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition Statement on Just-Released Midwest Clean Jobs Report

August 8, 2018

For Immediate Release       Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018   Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition Statement on Just-Released Midwest Clean Jobs Report Illinois is home to a third of the Midwest’s new renewable energy jobs, according…

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Coalition Launches Clean Energy Initiative

February 19, 2018

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) — The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition (ICJC) announced Monday the launch of a new statewide effort aimed at encouraging Illinois to embrace renewable energy and carbon-free power. The initiative is called “Listen. Lead. Share. A conversation about…

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Coalition Announces New Push for Clean Energy in Illinois

February 19, 2018

Members of the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition listed several sweeping and long-term goals Joined by U.S. Congress members Rep. Mike Quigley and Rep. Robin Kelly, members of the ICJC listed several sweeping and long-term goals…

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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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