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. [...]

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 [...]