Solar Advocates File Emergency Motion to Prevent Ameren from Devastating Illinois’ Solar Market

Today a coalition of solar and environmental groups filed an emergency motion with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) to prevent utility company Ameren from devastating rooftop solar in southern and central Illinois. Last week Ameren told the Commission it intends to eliminate fair compensation for the solar energy homeowners and families produce. Ameren would slash ...

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Gov. Pritzker highlights clean energy in State of the State

Today, Governor Pritzker issued his State of the State address. He talked about how far the state has come under his leadership, choosing to highlight his action on diversity, equity, and inclusion and economic prosperity. Looking forward, he called out clean energy and his plans for quick, bold action: “Our spring agenda must also address ...

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Just Say No to ComEd’s Demand Charge Plan

Bad news for solar customers and other residents on the horizon in the Prairie State. Exelon, the big utility holding company and its Chicago’s utility affiliate, ComEd, are proposing legislation in Illinois that would be a one-two punch for customers. The legislation, SB 1585, would make it harder for customers to choose solar, while seeking ...