A mysterious group has spent more than a quarter million dollars promoting a vague agenda that’s critical of Illinois utilities’ clean energy transitions.
The final report from a Republican-led state task force cautions against shifting to renewables too quickly and contradicts a previous, more-detailed analysis.
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.