As surging coronavirus cases prompt leaders to cancel a November legislative session, solar developers and advocates fear irreparable harm to the industry.
The installation is one of 18 projects in the works by Summit Ridge Energy in Ameren’s southern Illinois territory.
Illinois’ exponential solar growth is already slowing, putting the state’s renewable energy goals further out of reach.
Solar backers are hoping lawmakers will offer more flexibility on how soon Future Energy Jobs Act funds need to be spent.
Legislation that sought to boost the shrinking fund for solar incentives is on hold, as are many installations across the state.