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The Clean Energy Jobs Act Will Ensure Illinois Achieves 100% Renewable Energy

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Our place in the sun: A bumper crop of solar farms could be coming to the Sauk Valley

April 27, 2019

By Rachel Rodgers More than a dozen solar farm projects in the area were picked during the first round of a state lottery for renewable energy credits, with the majority located in Whiteside County. The…

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EDITORIAL: Going green in Illinois doesn’t have to hit us hard in the wallet

April 26, 2019

By Sun-Times Editorial Board Any energy legislation that is passed by the Illinois Legislature this spring must do one thing above all: keep the lid on the price of electricity for average people. As water…

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Renewable Energy Job Boom Creates Economic Opportunity As Coal Industry Slumps

April 22, 2019

by Silvio Marcacci “… Green jobs grow in red states But the best aspect of renewable energy job growth is that it doesn’t matter how states voted in the last election. The American Wind Energy Association…

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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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BREAKING: The #CleanEnergyJobsAct has reached 30 cosponsors, a majority of the Illinois Senate! Thank you to Senator Terry Link, @SenTonyMunoz, and Senator @PatMcGuire43 for your support this week! #CEJA https://t.co/ad1fDM7xoV ILCleanJobs photo

BREAKING: The #CleanEnergyJobsAct has reached 30 cosponsors, a majority of the Illinois Senate! Thank you to Senator Terry Link, @SenTonyMunoz, and Senator @PatMcGuire43 for your support this week! #CEJA https://t.co/ad1fDM7xoV ILCleanJobs photo

Hi @GovPritzker ! You got a lot done this spring. This fall, will you commit IL to 💯% clean energy by passing the #CleanEnergyJobsAct? Shout-out to my state legislators @senmattie3 @RepSonyaHarper who are cosponsors along w/ dozens of others 🎉 #ceja #twill https://t.co/nXq8ZhDNfD ILCleanJobs photo

By co-sponsoring the #CleanEnergyJobsAct, @SenCunningham is delivering good, stable jobs to the people he represents. We know this because we’ve seen how #CEJA’s forerunner, #FEJA, has brought new jobs to this area. Thanks for making a smart investment in our clean energy future! https://t.co/xhDCwkQb6G ILCleanJobs photo

Thank you Sen. Gillespie for cosponsoring the #CleanEnergyJobsAct! Learn more about this vital bill at https://t.co/vnzBZUbKyo #CEJA @sengillespie https://t.co/bJ9tBWYYfi ILCleanJobs photo

The state said that it aimed for 70 percent of its power to be generated from renewable sources by 2030. Two months before, the City Council passed an ordinance that will require most new buildings to be topped with solar panels or roofs covered in grass. https://t.co/pzeczBbmNV

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