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


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Legislation would expand clean energy in Illinois

April 16, 2019

By Greer Domina There are hopeful signs that enough actions are now being undertaken that will save the earth from the worst destruction which can be caused by climate change. Washington, D.C., and 29 states…

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County Board approves wind farm repower project

April 16, 2019

By Rachel Rodgers DIXON – Big Sky Wind will be the second wind farm in Lee County to get a second wind. BSW DevCo LLC petitioned the county for a special use permit to decommission…

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Mussman Advances Green Energy Bill

March 31, 2019

DuPage Policy Journal Continuing her efforts to combat the effects of climate change and create economic opportunities in Illinois, state Rep. Michelle Mussman, D-Schaumburg, helped pass the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) out of the…

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3 energy bills pass committee in Springfield Legislation aims to cut carbon emissions, create clean energy jobs, reform capacity markets

March 29, 2019

By Jerry Nowicki | Benton News SPRINGFIELD — The state’s various energy industries all had their say at a pair of House committee hearings Tuesday in which three widely discussed energy bills advanced with their…

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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 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 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! ILCleanJobs photo

Thank you Sen. Gillespie for cosponsoring the #CleanEnergyJobsAct! Learn more about this vital bill at #CEJA @sengillespie 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.

“We’ve got this awesome opportunity of making this transition over to other solar and renewable now. Let’s do it,” Conant said.

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