A New Illinois Energy Bill

After two years of tense negotiations, stakeholders agree that a sweeping new clean energy bill is likely to pass [...]

Illinois House of Representatives Considers Energy Bill That Would Spur Large-Scale Solar Growth

The Illinois House Public Utilities Committee approved an energy plan for Downstate Illinois that will deliver smart, consumer-friendly investments [...]

Last Chance for Illinois Solar? Desperate Advocates Push Fix in Lame Duck Session

After backing competing clean energy bills, solar advocates and developers have reportedly united behind a small, short-term funding extension [...]

Illinois Hangs Over a ‘Solar Cliff’ — and Developers Gaze into the Unknown

The final incentives from the state’s 2017 Future Energy Jobs Act were awarded on Monday as solar developers plead [...]

Chicago Launches $200M RFP to Power City Facilities by Renewable Energy

The City of Chicago has released a $200 million request for proposals (RFP) for a contract to procure renewable energy for [...]

Illinois Governor’s Energy Plan Shakes Up Debate Over Nuclear and Renewables

Disagreement between clean energy advocates and renewable energy companies hangs on a proposal criticized in Gov. Pritzker’s new plan. [...]

Illinois Energy Bill: The Downstate Clean Energy Affordability Act

The Downstate Clean Energy Affordability Act, backed by utility Ameren, emphasizes utility-scale solar and storage. Another major energy bill [...]

Illinois Ruling is a Green Light for Third-Party Solar Projects

The use of power purchase agreements for solar projects had been unclear before state regulators clarified last month. A [...]

Illinois Legislation Promises a Renewable Energy Revolution

Two major bills aimed at getting the state to 100% renewable power would slightly increase charges on utility customers. [...]

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. [...]