Illinois Advanced Energy By The Numbers


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


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.


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


Increase Energy Efficiency and Demand Response to save customers money


Modernize the grid to take advantage of the digital economy


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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