Solar, storage projects set to bring jobs, tax revenue to Illinois coal communities

Read the full story from Energy News Network. See also As Illinois Coal Jobs Disappear, Some Are Looking to the Sun over at In These Times.

A recent state procurement formalizes plans to put solar and storage on the site of several retired coal plants. The owners will receive grants and higher-value renewable energy credits to finance the projects.

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