Illinois Renewable Energy Policy


The Illinois Solar Energy Association advocates for the protection and expansion of solar and other renewable energy in Illinois.  ISEA educates and mobilizes our members and the general public on renewable energy policies that affect clean energy development in the State.


 

Bills

2014, 98th Legislative Session

 

Legislation

ISEA  Position 

 Chief Sponsor  Title
HB0067 Support Lou Lang 

PACE FINANCING FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY

SB103 Support Michael W. Frerichs  RPS FIX
HB2864                                     

                                         

 

Support Frank Mautino

 

RPS FIX
HB TBD Support Ann Williams 
                                       
REBATE EXTENSION
                                                                                 
SB TBD Support  Daniel Biss     REBATE EXTENSION


House Environment & Energy Committee

 

Chairperson : Cynthia Soto D
Vice-Chairperson : Rita Mayfield D
Republican Spokesperson : Michael W. Tryon R
Member: Edward J. Acevedo D
Member: Adam Brown R
Member: Mike Fortner R
Member: Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr. D
Member: Christian L Mitchell D
Member: Michelle Mussman D
Member: Brandon W. Phelps D
Member: David Reis R
Member: Wayne Rosenthal R
Member: Pam Roth R
Member: Mike Smiddy D
Member: Kathleen Willis D




Past Legislation


llinois Renewable Portfolio Standard with Solar Ramp Up

SB 3811 - Net Metering
Adds language to provide certainty that all net metering customers as of July 1, 2011 will retain their net metering agreement even if their customer class is later declared competitive.

SB 1652 - ComEd Smart Grid Contains net metering language and distributed  generation installer requirements

 

HB 6202 - Solar Ramp Up (Effective 8/17/10)


Public Act 096-1436 (HB 5429) - Homeowners Solar Rights Act (Effective 8/17/10)

 

HB 5147 - Utilities Biomass

  

SB 583 - PACE Enabling legislation (Effective 1/1/10)


 

SB 1570 - School Wind/Solar Generator Act (Effective 8/25/09)


                                         

Municipal Renewable Energy Ordinances

 

Model Solar Ordinance 
Created by Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School, August 1, 2011

Model Wind Ordinance 
Created by Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School, January 20, 2011

City of Naperville Small Wind and Solar Renewable Energy Ordinance   Passed 12/21/10


Village of Montgomery Wind Ordinance


Edwardsville Solar & Wind Ordinance

Senate Energy Committee 98th
   

Chairperson : Mike Jacobs D
Vice
Chairperson :
David Koehler D
Member: James F. Clayborne, Jr. D
Member: Jacqueline Y. Collins D
Member: Gary Forby D
Member: Michael W. Frerichs D
Member: Iris Y. Martinez D
Member: Antonio Muñoz D
Member: Michael Noland D
Member: Martin A. Sandoval D
Member: Donne E. Trotter D
Member: Patricia Van Pelt D
Minority Spokesperson:
Sue Rezin R
Member: Kirk W. Dillard R
Member: Karen McConnaughay R
Member: Matt Murphy R
Member: Dale A. Righter R
Member: Chapin Rose R
                        

Additional Resources


Illinois General Assembly - Read legislation, find bill sponsors and status of bill

Illinois Board of Elections - Learn who your legislators are.

Environmental Law & Policy Center - The Midwest’s  public interest environmental legal advocacy and eco-business innovation organization.

The Vote Solar Initiative - Learn about state policies and initiatives, including lobby days.

Illinois Environmental Council - Stay informed on environmental legislation with IEC's bill tracker and
legislative updates.

Sierra Club Illinois - Follow Sierra Clubs environmental legislative goals and activities

Illinois Wind Energy Association - Dedicated to expanding wind power in Illinois

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