The study was approved as part of the legislature’s budget, which was vetoed by the governor over other matters.
The federal investigations into ComEd and Exelon cast doubt about the prospects for the Clean Energy Jobs Act.
Recent reforms established a transparent regulatory process that puts local officials in control of permitting decisions.
Supporters split the bipartisan proposals into separate bills this session in hopes of overcoming opposition.
After the local homeowners association rejected his proposal, Joey Myles became a solar advocate at the state legislature.