Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition



The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition is launching an open conversation
to explore how communities across Illinois
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Renewable energy ‘exploding’ in Peoria and beyond

December 9, 2017

That all changed a year ago — “dramatically,” Hawksworth said — with the enactment of the Future Energy Jobs Act and an overhauled incentive system that promises as much as $15 billion in investments for…

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Critics say Ameren efficiency plan falls short of goals, but utility disagrees

August 18, 2017

PEORIA — An energy efficiency plan proposed by the dominant downstate power provider fails to meet key goals of state legislation crafted to conserve resources and create jobs, according to critics of the proposal. But…

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EDITORIAL: Don’t let energy company short-circuit Illinois law

August 13, 2017

Is one of the best new energy laws in the nation really about to unravel this quickly? Last December, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the Future Energy Jobs Act. Hammered out over more than two years…

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Coalition says Ameren not doing enough to reduce energy demand

August 11, 2017

Members of the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition say Ameren Illinois isn’t doing enough to reduce energy demand in its service territory. The coalition said Ameren’s recent energy efficiency plan filed with the Illinois Commerce Commission…

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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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