Posts tagged: Environmental Law and Policy Center

Push for solar power comes to Chicago’s Southeast Side

By: Michael Puente Not long ago in a small storefront on Baltimore Avenue near the Indiana border a handful of folks got schooled on solar energy. It was part education, part sales pitch put on by Seth Johnson, policy advocate with the Environmental Law and Policy Center in Chicago. “Right now, we see a lot […]

Here comes the sun: Rooftop solar panels get jump-start in Illinois

By Steve Daniels   Call it Illinois’ welcome to SolarCity. A compromise measure has surfaced in Springfield that’s aimed at jump-starting the market in Illinois for solar panels on homeowners’ rooftops, a much more common sight in states like Arizona and California. The new amendment to the bill, HB 2427, would require the Illinois Power […]