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New Energy Efficiency Law Hampered By Ameren Inefficiency

August 10, 2017

Illinois State Representative Elaine Nekritz, D-Buffalo Grove, said the Future Energy Jobs Act is supposed to bring more jobs to the state while also cutting down on energy costs. Negotiations in the law made Ameren’s…

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Advocates Blast Ameren for Bucking Illinois Energy Savings Target

August 9, 2017

Residents in central and southern Illinois will pay nearly 30 percent more than projected on utility bills if Ameren is allowed to lower its energy savings target, environmental and consumer advocates said Wednesday. The electric…

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Ameren Illinois Criticized for Lowered Energy Efficiency Goals

August 8, 2017

Environmental and consumer activists Wednesday accused Ameren Illinois of attempting to bypass energy efficiency targets set by the state’s new clean energy law. The Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition, with Illinois Rep. Elaine Nekritz and representatives…

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Is it efficient? Illinois groups accuse Ameren Illinois of “breaking their word”

August 7, 2017

SPRINGFIELD – Members of the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition and Elaine Nekritz (D-Northbrook) criticized Ameren Illinois Wednesday for setting new energy efficiency goals, which they say fall short of their targets. During a telephone press…

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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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