New Illinois Law Could Allow More Aggressive Climate Action

A new Illinois state law could allow more aggressive action to be taken by the state against climate change. [...]

Community Solar Booms in Illinois, Sparking Fears of a Bust

“Looking at the huge amount of of interest through the number of applications that were filed, I think community [...]

An Illinois Bill Leans Into the Most Contentious Part of the Green New Deal

A new clean energy bill in Illinois may serve as a remarkable test case of one of the Green [...]

Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition’s Goal: 100% Renewable Energy by 2050

The coalition is throwing its support behind two bills introduced this week in Springfield, House Bill 3624 and Senate [...]

Illinois Introduces Bill to Increase Solar Development and Achieve 100% Clean Energy

Illinois Representative Will Davis (D-Hazel Crest) announced the Path to 100 Act, new legislation that expands Illinois’ renewable energy [...]

Community Power State Scorecard Comparison — 2018 vs. 2017

Earlier this spring, the Institute for Local Self-Reliance released its 2018 Community Power State Scorecard, revealing the the best and [...]

Illinois Case Could Help Other Utilities Seeking to Fund Microgrids

A recent Illinois decision could make it easier for utilities else where to pass costs for microgrid projects on [...]

Illinois Commerce Commission Order a Victory for Solar, Advocates Say

Solar advocates cheered an order approved Tuesday by the Illinois Commerce Commission that defines crucial aspects of how the [...]

Few Major Revisions in Illinois Renewable Energy Plan

The Illinois Commerce Commission issued a draft order of the Illinois Energy Agency’s renewable energy plan with few major [...]

Illinois Utilities Begin to Design Community Solar Programs Under New Energy Law

Illinois utilities and regulators are putting into motion plans for community solar programs under the state’s Future Energy Jobs [...]