It’s been two years since Illinois lawmakers approved the Future Energy Jobs Act.
The law set renewable energy targets for the state. Dave Kolata is executive director of the Citizens Utility Board. He says new energy efficiency standards will also bring down the overall cost of electricity.
“By 2030, ComEd must now expand and enhance energy efficiency programs to cut electricity waste by a record 21.5% and for Ameren, it’s 16%," he said.