Homegrown Solar Jobs Flourishing in Illinois

The sun is shining on solar power in Illinois.

A new report ranks the state 12th nationally for the number of people employed in the solar industry, up from 20th in 2013. According to The Solar Foundation, 1,700 solar jobs were added last year, bringing the total to 3,800 in Illinois.


Solar Parks: Capturing Power from the Sun

Kent County doesn’t have a hydroelectric dam. It boasts no coal-fired power plants and there isn’t a single wind turbine along its skyline.
But it is leading the pack when it comes to one form of energy production.

Report | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Star Power: The Growing Role of Solar Energy in America

A future in which America gets at least 10 percent of its electricity from the sun is within reach.