Chart House Energy founder says the benefits of hiring and training local workers outweigh the added cost and effort.
A new report shows the solar workforce is mostly white and male, and that changes are needed to close diversity gaps.
Advocates say previous clean energy legislation offered too little, too late to close the solar industry’s diversity gap.
Deceptive marketing of community solar projects could taint the nascent industry in Illinois and beyond.
Supporters of the legislation say it’s unfair to low-income communities to offer smaller payments for community solar.