Bill Sponsors: IL HB2640 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Enterprise Zone Act. Provides that a business that intends to establish a new utility-scale solar power facility may apply for a high impact business designation. Amends the Illinois Power Agency Act. Increases the long-term renewable procurement plan goals after the 2025 delivery year. Requires the long-term renewable procurement plan to include the procurement of new renewable energy credits. Provides that the Adjustable Block program shall be designed to be continuously open. Authorizes utilities to recover certain costs related to the Adjustable Block program. Excludes certain costs from a limitation on the costs of the Adjustable Block program. Makes other changes concerning the Adjustable Block program. Amends the Public Utilities Act. Requires the Illinois Commerce Commission to open a proceeding to update the interconnection standards and applicable utility tariffs. Requires the Commission to revise certain standards for interconnection based on specified criteria. Establishes an interconnection working group. Makes changes to provisions concerning net metering and the distributed generation rebate. Requires the Commission, in consultation with the Illinois Power Agency, to study and produce a report analyzing the potential for and barriers to the implementation of energy storage in Illinois. Requires the Agency to include a plan to procure energy from energy storage resources as part of its procurement plan for 2021. Extends a provision concerning a review, reconciliation, and true-up associated with renewable energy resources' collections and costs. Makes other changes. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to authorize emergency rulemaking. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-04-23 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB2640 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Sponsors

NameTypeSponsorshipDistrictFinancialEncyclopediaBiography
Representative William Davis [D]PrimarySponsored BillsHD-030FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Eva Dina Delgado [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-003FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Carol Ammons [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-103FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart
Representative Nicholas Smith [D]CosponsorSponsored BillsHD-034FollowTheMoneyBallotpediaVoteSmart

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