Illinois Cracking Down on Energy Efficiency in Cannabis Industry

This article was originally published on on Sept. 16, 2019. The state law seeks to avoid blackouts and other grid problems when its marijuana law takes effect Jan. 1. When Illinois’ new law legalizing recreational marijuana takes effect Jan. 1, growers will face some of the strongest energy efficiency and reporting requirements in the … Read more

Future Energy Jobs Bill – Will it Help Illinois Improve Their ACEEE Scorecard Report?

Ethan Forauer, ERS, for Zondits   A few months ago we reported on the release of the highly anticipated ACEEE 2016 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard report. This annual report provides key insight into the integration of energy efficiency across the United States and offers states a reality check on their progress towards often ambitious goals. … Read more

Efficiency Programs Are Pricey for Illinois Industrial Companies

Guess who gets zapped by Springfield’s latest energy-efficiency plan Crain’s Chicago Business, November 5, 2016 Who knew cutting electricity usage could cost so much? The state’s large industrial and manufacturing companies would see significant increases in their electric bills to help bankroll a dramatic expansion of energy-efficiency programs run by Commonwealth Edison and downstate utility … Read more