SPRINGFIELD, IL --(ENEWSPF)--December 1, 2016. Today, Illinois state legislature passed the much anticipated sweeping energy bill after an amended version was passed by a state House energy committee on Tuesday. After nearly two years in the works, the bill brings together a wide variety of stakeholders to modernize Illinois’ energy policy including much needed updates to the Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (EEPS). These updates will open the door for more clean energy development across the state, create tens of thousands of jobs, and provide Illinois with a strong path forward in . . .