Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition

The Clean Energy Jobs Act Will Set Illinois on the Path to 100% Renewable Energy


Our coalition is engaging with communities across Illinois
to explore how they can benefit from the clean energy economy.

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Opinion: We need bipartisan action on climate change

October 30, 2018

Susan Hurley, Guest Contributor | Daily Herald For working families in Illinois, there’s a lot a stake in this election. The fate of our families, our future and our values are on the line. The…

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Citizens Utility Board to discuss future of affordable, clean energy in Illinois

October 18, 2018

Clint Walker | Journal Gazette & Times-Courier MATTOON — The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) consumer watchdog group, Coles Progressives, the Prairie River Network, and Faith in Place will host a discussion to gather opinions from…

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2 Courts Upheld State Nuclear Subsidies. Here’s Why It’s a Big Deal for Renewable Energy, Too.

September 27, 2018

Dan Gearino | Inside Climate News A defeat in federal court likely would have been used to challenge state policies around the country that promote renewable energy, environmental law experts say. … The Illinois and…

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Clean energy providing more than 119,000 Illinois jobs

September 19, 2018

Staff Report | Dispatch Argus CHICAGO — More than 3,700 area residents now work in clean energy industries, according to an analysis released Wednesday by the Clean Energy Trust and the national, nonpartisan business group…

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Check out our new video about the #CleanEnergyJobsAct, and see why it's supported by community groups, small businesses, labor unions, and dozens of legislators. If you support clean jobs and renewable energy, add your name as a community cosponsor! #twill

Workforce development, health and safety fund, and jobs incubation. Thanks to Anne from @Elevate_Energy for testifying in support of @ILCleanJobs ILCleanJobs photo

Right now Anne McKibbin of @Elevate_Energy is testifying in support of @ILCleanJobs capital priotities such as job training and renewable and efficiency programs for underserved communities. #CleanEnergyJobsAct

"Coupled with the recently-introduced #CleanEnergyJobsAct pending before the Illinois General Assembly, the state’s path toward cleaner, healthier energy is taking shape."

During the March 7th candidate forum in Carbondale, both mayoral candidates committed to 100% renewable energy by 2030! Let's bring renewable energy statewide with the #CleanEnergyJobsAct! ILCleanJobs photo

#Illinois take notice. #CEJA will get us there. Clean renewable energy has doubled in US in last decade and 90% if that came from wind and solar. We. Can. Do. This. And do it while saving consumers money. @ILCleanJobs

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