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.
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.
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.