General Assembly Passes Future Energy Bill In Veto Session

  On the final day of the Fall Veto Session, the Illinois General Assembly passed one of the most wide-ranging energy policy bills in the past 20 years – the Future Energy Jobs Bill.  The bill would provide funding through a “zero emissions credit” mechanism to keep open nuclear power plants in Clinton and the Quad Cities area.  It would also dramatically increase spending on energy efficiency programs offered by the state’s major utilities and restructure the state’s renewable portfolio standards program.

See the complete article in the Illinois Energy Forum-December 2016