How much of Illinois energy is renewable? Energy in Illinois
Illinois has a unique electricity generation mix. As of March 2019, the state’s net electricity generation by source was 7% natural gas, 30% coal-fired, 54% nuclear (most in the nation) and 10% renewables.
Where is Illinois in terms of clean green renewable energy? Illinois ranks second in the Midwest for installed renewable power capacity and fifth in the nation for installed wind power capacity. We also rank third in the nation for ethanol production capacity and fourth for biodiesel production capacity.
What states have 100% clean energy goals?
|California||100% carbon-free electricity by 2045|
|Colorado||100% carbon-free electricity by 2050 for Xcel Energy|
|Connecticut||100% carbon-free electricity by 2040|
|District of Columbia||100% renewable energy by 2032 through the RPS|
What is the Illinois Clean Energy Jobs Act? The Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) is a comprehensive climate and energy bill that centers equity and puts Illinois on a track to achieve 100 percent renewable energy by 2050.