Illinois
2,100 SOLAR JOBS
TOP 3 SOLAR SECTORS BY EMPLOYMENT
MANUFACTURING
INSTALLATION
SALES & DISTRIBUTION

SOLAR JOBS RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012): 19 (-3)

CHANGE IN SOLAR JOBS SINCE 2012: +400

SOLAR JOBS PER CAPITA RANK (CHANGE SINCE 2012)43 (-14)

TOTAL SOLAR COMPANIES: 189

MAXIMUM SOLAR RESOURCE RANK: 34 (4.63 kWh/m2/day)

NUMBER OF HOMES POWERED BY SOLAR RANK: 19 (~6241 HOMES)

ELECTRICITY PRICE RANK (MOST EXPENSIVE): 44

LEGAL STATUS OF THIRD-PARTY OWNERSHIP: ALLOWED

NET METERING POLICY GRADE: B

INTERCONNECTION POLICY GRADE: B

RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD (RPS) TARGET: 25% by 2025

RPS SOLAR CARVE-OUT TARGET: 1.5% PV by 2025