Join ISEA on April 17th 9:30 – 11 AM to learn more about the Illinois Solar For All programs identified in the Future Energy Jobs Act. These programs, which will provide solar development and job training opportunities for economically disadvantaged individuals and environmental justice communities, include:
Distributed generation, for on-site solar projects
Community Solar, for off-site solar projects
Incentives for non-profits and public facilities to do on-site projects
Community Solar Pilot Projects, with distinct rules and incentives
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Thank you to our presenters!
Juliana Pino: As Policy Director at the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization, Juliana analyzes, researches, and advocates for environmental justice in local, state, and federal environmental policy. Their campaigns cross many areas of environmental policy, including energy systems, food systems, water quality, air quality, brownfields, toxics, land use, transportation, and others. Juliana was lead negotiator for programs serving economically disadvantaged communities in the 2016 IL Future Energy Jobs Act. Her work focuses on: advancing energy democracy and community self-determination in regulatory and policy arenas and creating just transition with meaningful collaborative and participatory management of shared environmental resources.
Ingrid Schwingler: Ingrid works at the national nonprofit solar installer GRID Alternatives, where she is engaged in state policy and regulatory work to advance GRID's mission of ensuring renewable energy technology and job training accessibility to all communities.