A mysterious group has spent more than a quarter million dollars promoting a vague agenda that’s critical of Illinois utilities’ clean energy transitions.
As surging coronavirus cases prompt leaders to cancel a November legislative session, solar developers and advocates fear irreparable harm to the industry.
All three major coalitions pushing for new clean energy legislation are touting social justice as a priority but vary on their approaches and accountability.
Ameren Illinois says solar capacity has reached the threshold where state law says net metering should be phased out.
The battery system in the small, rural town of Thebes allows Ameren Illinois more time to complete repairs in a “geographically challenging area.”