House Environment & Energy Committee
Illinois Renewable Energy Enacted Policies
llinois Renewable Portfolio Standard with Solar Ramp Up
- Net Metering
Adds language to provide certainty that all net metering customers as of July 1, 2011 will retain their net metering agreement even if their customer class is later declared competitive.
SB 1652 - ComEd Smart Grid Contains net metering language and distributed generation installer requirements
HB 6202 - Solar Ramp Up
Public Act 096-1436 (HB 5429) - Homeowners Solar Rights Act (Effective 8/17/10)
HB 5147 - Utilities Biomass
SB 583 - PACE Enabling legislation (Effective 1/1/10)
SB 1570 - School Wind/Solar Generator Act (Effective 8/25/09)
Click for Application for Solar Energy Property Tax Assessment
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Municipal Renewable Energy OrdinancesModel Solar Ordinance
Created by Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School, August 1, 2011
Model Wind Ordinance
Created by Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School, January 20, 2011
City of Naperville Small Wind and Solar Renewable Energy Ordinance Passed 12/21/10
Village of Montgomery Wind Ordinance
Edwardsville Solar & Wind Ordinance