The Climate and Equitable Jobs Act is a governor’s signature away from setting Illinois on an expected path toward 100% clean energy by 2050.
The bill includes an immediate re-start of solar incentives through the Adjustable Block Program, potentially protecting thousands of solar jobs across the state.
Just 313 small rooftop solar projects were completed statewide in Q2 2021, compared to 2,908 a year earlier, as the state remains in a perilous solar incentive limbo.
A new report explores who is behind efforts to curb distributed energy and solar deployment. In this part, we look at the report’s investigation of state-level campaigns focused on the Midwest and West.
Accusations of bad faith negotiating and goalpost-moving have taken center stage as the state’s stalled solar industry watches from afar.
Community associations can no longer determine where an installation goes and have to rule on all applications within 75 days of filing, thanks to the passage of HB 644.
The group says it downloaded 4 terabytes of “sensitive” project information including contracts and NDAs.
J.B. Pritzker’s Consumers and Climate First Act has taken center stage, with renewable advocates desperately trying to pass some sort of legislation before the state’s solar market is damaged beyond repair.
The project could expand to 150 MW, as part of Solar Alliance Energy’s second venture with Green Data Centers.