The state’s unique and arcane franchise agreements also hurt the financial case for municipal investments in clean energy.
The use of power purchase agreements for solar projects had been unclear before state regulators clarified last month.
A partnership with utility ComEd has helped Blacks in Green expand its mission with a community gathering space it calls the Green Living Room.
The Illinois utility has partnered with a California company called Xage to test out its blockchain-based software.
The federal investigations into ComEd and Exelon cast doubt about the prospects for the Clean Energy Jobs Act.