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

2013, 98th Legislative Session

 

Legislation

ISEA  Position 

 Chief Sponsor  Title

 

HB 67

 

Support

 

Lou Lang 

 

PROP TX-GREEN ENERGY SSA

 

SB 103

 

Support

Michael W. Frerichs 

UTILITES-RENEWABLE ENERGY

 

HB 1141 

 

Neutral

 

Eddie Lee Jackson 

 

SOLAR POWER PURCHASE AGREEMENT

 

SB 2185

 

Support

 
Don Harmon 

ALTERNATIVE ENERGY ANALYSIS

 

HB 3314

 

Support 

                
Sandra M. Pihos 

INC TX-ALTERNATE ENERGY CREDIT

 

HB 2623

 

Support

 

Mike Fortner

 

POWER AGENCY-SOURCE OF POWER

 

SB 2392

 

Oppose

 

Andy Manar 

 

UTILITIES-RENEWABLE ENERGY

 

HB 103

 

Oppose

 

Robert Rita 

 

UTILITIES-RENEWABLE RESOURCES


For additional Environmental Legislation please go to:

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




Illinois Renewable Energy Enacted Policies


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)




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Stay informed about policy that affects the growth of renewable energy and industry jobs.

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 leading 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



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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