Faculty research guides Illinois' energy future
Joseph Park, ECE ILLINOIS
1/9/2019 2:26:00 PM
Beginning from December 2017, seven working groups each contributed a chapter to the report which covered issues including cybersecurity concerns, environmental issues, and how utility and advocacy groups serve consumers with a modernized grid. Furthermore, the report also highlighted questions regarding the future of electric vehicle charging and electricity storage.
Despite controversies with internal disagreements amongst different parties and even a potential lawsuit, David Kolata, the executive director of Citizens Utility Board, said “I think there’s a recognition that Illinois is a leader on clean energy policy but that there’s more that we need to do to continue to be a leading state on cost-effective decarbonization and clean energy.”
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