The $11 million Broadway Lofts project is part of a state incentive that targets net-zero, transit oriented affordable housing.
The concrete anchors borrow a resilient pattern found in the shells of arthropods such as shrimp, crabs and lobsters.
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.