Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition

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


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New bills in Springfield could bring clean energy jobs to southern Illinois

February 28, 2019

Taylor Clark | KFVS 12 CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) – New bills part of the Clean Energy Jobs Act are in the process of getting in front of Illinois legislators. The goal being to make Illinois…

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Solar seen as bright career path at Illinois community colleges

February 11, 2019

Lauren Robinson | Energy News Network Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act included funding to make solar training more accessible to lower-income residents. There was an energy about the 11 students gathered on a sunny December…

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More than 3,500 solar panels being installed at the city’s water reclamation center to generate power for Naperville

January 29, 2019

<b>Erin Hegarty | Chicago Tribune</b> Installation of more than 3,500 solar panels that could generate more than 1.6 million kilowatt hours of electricity annually is expected to begin this summer at Naperville’s Springbrook Water Reclamation…

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Programs Train Workers To Meet Demand For Solar Installers

January 28, 2019

Ryan Denham | WGLT, NPR After the training, the 31-year-old received four jobs offers and moved to Colorado, where he installs solar panels on homes. “It was definitely a big move. But it did pan…

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Congratulations Rockford! Now let's pass the #CleanEnergyJobsAct to make sure we can meet the rising #solar demand! #CEJA

David Kolata with @cubillinois: “Our analysis shows that electric vehicles not only allow drivers to charge a car at a much lower cost than to fill at the pump, but they also have the potential to keep a lid on electric bills for all consumers.”

A recent report from @cubillinois found that optimizing charging patterns for electric vehicles could produce up to $2.6 billion in consumer benefits through 2030! Read the full report:

"On Thursday, the House Energy & Environment Committee voted 19 to 11 to advance the bill, which deserves the support of the whole House. Once groundwater is contaminated, it’s hard to clean up."

"In Illinois with the Future Energy Jobs Act, we believed there is a real opportunity for Maryville to take advantage of low-cost renewable energy”

The #ILSolarforAll program has officially launched! Learn how this exciting new program can help you access the benefits of #solar energy:

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