Supporters of the legislation say it’s unfair to low-income communities to offer smaller payments for community solar.
Sunwealth investments include projects on the roofs of low-income residences, nonprofits and houses of worship.
The Clean Energy Jobs Act seeks to expand on and address shortcomings in the 2016 Future Energy Jobs Act.
Almost seven years after Chicago’s two coal plants closed, the plant sites are significant factors in City Council races in the Feb. 26 election.
NIPSCO plans to keep burning coal in a predominately African American neighborhood for another decade.