Illinois officials searching for answers about the spike in generation capacity prices in the southern half of the state went straight to the source during a legislative hearing Monday.
Energy and related environment issues have so far taken a back seat in Illinois, but experts and advocates are watching closely for signs of what the new Republican gubernatorial administration will mean on that front.
Wind and solar energy support about 30,000 jobs at about a thousand companies in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa, according to a recent series of reports.
A national environmental advocate and a utility watchdog group are teaming up on energy policy in Illinois -- this time proposing a community solar pilot program.
In trying to address the state’s budget crisis, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner is proposing to cut efficiency and renewable energy programs, and to sweep money collected from ratepayers into the state’s general coffers.
Illinois legislators within days are expected to propose a low-carbon energy standard aimed at helping prop up Exelon Corp.'s fleet of six nuclear plants.
Two groups are pushing for Illinois regulators to require time-of-use pricing to charge customers more accurately for the price of electricity at the time they use it.
Illinois legislators are introducing a broad-ranging bill today that would “fix” the state’s troubled Renewable Portfolio Standard, and, backers say, create 32,000 clean-energy jobs per year.
Illinois legislators will file a widely anticipated bill within the next month aimed at giving a financial lift to Exelon Corp.'s fleet of six nuclear reactors in the state.
Cheap natural gas has upended the nation’s energy landscape and made aging nuclear power plants increasingly uncompetitive. So why is the nuclear industry going after renewable energy?