Neda Deylami is one of 10 young people recently chosen for an E2 Environmental Entrepreneurs fellowship.
Nate Kipnis is the national co-chair of the 2030 Commitment to achieve carbon-neutral construction by the end of the decade.
An industry group had already been pushing for an extension of a popular solar incentive program set to end in 2021.
A public meeting on the proposed factory was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic and was not rescheduled.
Campaign donations from the company’s PAC match closely with last year’s vote on Senate Bill 559.
The Downstate Clean Energy Affordability Act, backed by utility Ameren, emphasizes utility-scale solar and storage.