Illinois Advanced Energy By The Numbers

7%

Last year, Illinois produced more than 7% of its electricity from wind and solar resources.

Sixth

Illinois ranks sixth in the nation for installed wind capacity, producing enough electricity to meets the needs of more than 1 million Illinois homes.

$7 billion

The state’s energy efficiency programs are expected to save nearly $7 billion for Illinois consumers through 2030.

130,000

Advanced energy supports 130,000 jobs in Illinois. 


$750 million

Under the Future Energy Jobs Act, passed by the Illinois legislature last year, Illinois will devote at least $750 million to training for new energy jobs.

More ways to make Advanced Energy work

JB Pritzker

JB Pritzker

Bruce Rauner

Bruce Rauner

Build on the Future Energy Jobs Act

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Increase Energy Efficiency and Demand Response to save customers money

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Modernize the grid to take advantage of the digital economy

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Electrify Transportation to decrease emissions and increase air quality & health

To learn more about each of these policies, check out the Advanced Energy Policy Platform.

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