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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As thousands of thrill-seekers sit at the top of Nitro, they'll be able to see hundreds of solar panels, nestled between thousands of acres of trees.

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The electric pickup will be possible thanks to GM's third-generation EV platform. Reuss said this new EV architecture will be flexible enough to accommodate as many as 10 different body styles. https://t.co/hTu4gOZ1Jg

We can either take a bold stance by passing the #CleanEnergyJobsAct, creating thousands of jobs while protecting our planet, or we can accept the status quo. You know where we stand. Let's pass #CEJA! https://t.co/veOhPszAmU

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We can either take a bold stance by passing the #CleanEnergyJobsAct, creating thousands of jobs while protecting our planet, or we can accept the status quo. You know where we stand. Let's pass #CEJA! https://t.co/veOhPszAmU

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