Applications are now open for Illinois’ Solar for All program meant to spur projects for underserved residents.
Unlike the first phase, ComEd isn’t legally obligated to use renewables, but the company says it will seriously consider them as it reviews proposals.
The legislation looks to provide more public participation and financial assurance than federal law requires.
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.
The legislation now before the Senate would significantly increase penalties for trespassing at “critical infrastructure.”