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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Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition Statement on Just-Released Midwest Clean Jobs Report

August 8, 2018

For Immediate Release       Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018   Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition Statement on Just-Released Midwest Clean Jobs Report Illinois is home to a third of the Midwest’s new renewable energy jobs, according…

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Pockets of sunshine: Marshall County zoning panel OKs three more solar energy projects

July 22, 2018

Gary L. Smith | The Peoria Journal Star LACON – Marshall County’s list of potential future solar energy installations continued to grow last week with Zoning Board of Appeals approval of three projects of the…

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Guest Commentary | State’s solar potential just starting to show

July 22, 2018

Lesley McCain | The News-Gazette Solar energy is a bright spot in Illinois’ economy, rapidly creating jobs across the state. And we’re just getting started. Solar businesses, unlike those in many other industries, are rushing…

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No Longer a Novelty, Clean Energy Technologies Boom All Across the US

July 19, 2018

Julia Pyper | Green Tech Media A new report documents the democratization of renewables, energy storage and electric vehicles in America. Last year, the U.S. produced a record amount of solar power, generating 39 times…

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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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