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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Town hall focuses on state’s green future

September 17, 2018

By Ty Batemon | WCIA Two years ago, the state passed an historic clean energy bill. Even though that happened, some say there’s still a lot that needs to be done for a cleaner future.…

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Working to bring clean energy to Illinois

September 12, 2018

By Cymphanie Sherman, Fox Illinois On Wednesday, people gathered at the Lincoln Library to talk about the future for clean energy here in Illinois. Community members were invited to talk about what’s working in their…

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Letter to the Editor | Our environment is under assault

September 12, 2018

THE NEWS-GAZETTE Since the Future Energy Job Act (FEJA), Illinois’ bipartisan clean energy and job-building piece of legislation passed in 2016, Illinois’ reliance on coal has diminished. FEJA creates programs and incentives that put Illinois…

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Illinois community solar garden sprouts sun-tracking “smartflower”

September 5, 2018

Kevin Stark | Energy News Network The project will be sited in a vegetable garden at an affordable housing facility on Chicago’s South Side. One of the first community solar systems in Illinois won’t be…

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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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