Illinois Articles

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Cable For Help

It's happening. This April 27 story notes a purchase by a developer of over 12,000 miles of transmission cable for projects in the American Midwest and Southwest.
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Let's Define Our Terms

This February 23 primer breaks down what community solar means (and can mean).
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Around the United States, Storage Looks Open

A long November 17 audio report details one grant from a $350 million Federal batch to develop recycling and reuse of car batteries in a troubled Chicago neighborhood.

Illinois Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Score 6.00 / 9
Score 12.00 / 20
Score 5.00 / 12
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
77 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
33 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
17 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC

of people in Illinois support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2020.

(+3 of the national average)
(est. 8,780,074 of 9,894,937 adults)

last updated 8/31/2021

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