New Study Shows Illinois Green Jobs And Business Growing

A new study finds that more than 300 Illinois companies are working in the wind, solar or geothermal energy industries and employing over 18,000 people in the state.

The Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) finds that firms ranging from old-line steel fabricators to high-tech start-ups are powering renewable energy job growth in the state.Â

The report finds the state's supply chain is increasing growing as more engineering, finance and legal professionals are locating to the state because Chicago represents the corporate headquarters of 13 major wind companies.

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