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How to transition to solar power in Illinois

Phil Snow, of Power Shift Solar, installs a solar panel at a home Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, in Salt Lake City.

How to transition to solar power in Illinois

Phil Snow, of Power Shift Solar, installs a solar panel at a home Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, in Salt Lake City.

Progress is slow on Illinois’ clean energy promises

Renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind, are supposed to account for 25% of all power in the state by 2025 according to the law.

Phil Snow, of Power Shift Solar, installs a solar panel at a home Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022, in Salt Lake City.

   

Illinois’ nation-leading climate law, the Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA), created a workforce-training program that would help the state equitably reach its clean energy goals. Two years since the law’s passage, Illinois has yet to train or place a single worker, making it difficult to reach those targets.

Reset speaks with leaders in the clean energy economy to learn more about what it will take to meet the state’s goals.

GUESTS: Senyo Ador, co-founder, Sesenergi Eco Solutions Enterprise

Jacob Sitati, director of policy and advocacy, Chicago Jobs Council

Delmar Gillus, Chief Operating Officer, Elevate

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