Despite a glut of interest in solar incentives, Illinois is expected to fall far short of an interim goal next year.
Applications are now open for Illinois’ Solar for All program meant to spur projects for underserved residents.
The next important step for Illinois is passing the Clean Energy Jobs Act, which will create more clean energy jobs, enhance equity and achieve more reductions in climate and air pollution.
Advocates say previous clean energy legislation offered too little, too late to close the solar industry’s diversity gap.
The Path to 100 bill would boost the state’s renewable standard and let utilities raise rates to pay for projects.