Only two states added more wind capacity than Illinois in 2019, while Indiana saw growth despite a lack of incentives.
State and local governments often have authority but lack the resources and political will to enforce pollution rules.
Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin so far have done little to make solar accessible to all, clean energy advocates say.
As currently written, the legislation would have little impact on utility planning, but that could change with amendments.
The state chapter is a frequent advocate for clean energy, and making sure African Americans benefit from the transition.