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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Sustainable Energy - Denos: Week 1 - Energy Policy in Illinois

Overview

Question: What role should renewable energy play in the state of Illinois's overall energy mix? What role can/should the state government play in supporting clean energy?

Premise: State legislature hearing

Major roles (10-minute presentation of your case in favor or against the types of policies enacted in California): 

Oil and gas lobbyist - Dezy 
Solar & Wind energy lobbyist - Aileen 
Power and Electric lobbyist - Lea 
 
Minor Roles (Administer the hearing and ask at least one question of each lobbyist after their presentations): 
Republican congressmen (Kedar & Randall) 
Democratic congressmen (Diego & Liam) 

Resources

Required Reading
Additional Reading
Additional Resources