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More Investment and Clean Energy Jobs Are Headed to Illinois

On September 15, 2021, Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed historic clean energy legislation into law. SB 2408 will bring billions of dollars in investment and thousands of clean energy jobs to Illinois. Known as the Energy Transition Act, this landmark legislation sets ambitious climate goals for the state. It pledges that Illinois will use 100% clean energy by 2050, and 40% by 2030.  The benefits of the Energy Transition Act…

More Investment and Clean Energy Jobs Are Headed to Illinois

On September 15, 2021, Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed historic clean energy legislation into law. SB 2408 will bring billions of dollars in investment and thousands of clean energy...

Clean Power Annual report shows record U.S. renewables growth and investment

In 2020, the United States topped 170 gigawatts (GW) of clean energy after a record 26 GW of projects came online in 2020. This news was announced as the...

Renewables in YOUR community

Looking around the area where you live, you may have noticed that the presence and availability of renewable energy has increased significantly over the last several years.  From wind...

Biden officials green-light nation’s first big offshore wind project

The U.S. took a major step towards establishing a domestic offshore wind sector by approving the proposed Vineyard Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts. The 800-megawatt project will...

Transmission Infrastructure will Lead the Next Wave of Clean Energy Development

Did you know the United States’ electric grid has a nearly failing C- grade? It’s no surprise. In fact, some parts of our electric transmission grid are 100 years...

The latest trends in renewable energy procurement

The Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) released their State of the Market report summarizing the trends in corporate clean energy buying. And despite a challenging year caused by the...

Solar and wind’s competitiveness over coal is accelerating, analysis shows

A new analysis from Energy Innovation shows that clean energy technologies like wind and solar are rapidly overtaking coal-powered electricity generation in terms of costs. Even without considering the...

Five details of the “American Jobs Plan” that will move the U.S. forward

On March 31st in Pittsburgh, President Biden announced plans to pursue once-in-a-generation infrastructure legislation that would invest over $2 trillion in America’s roads, railways, water systems, and electricity infrastructure....

The clean energy industry steps up to aid Texans in need

Last month’s Texas blackouts and infrastructure failures offer a stark reminder that many of the systems we depend on every day are not equipped to withstand the extreme events...

Renewables hold promise for Rural America new report shows

Most of the time, we tend to think of renewable energy as a “green” alternative to conventional fossil fuel plants that are part of a broader climate change solution....

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