Illinois Laws and Incentives for AFV Manufacturer/Retrofitter
The list below contains summaries of all Illinois laws and incentives related to AFV Manufacturer/Retrofitter.
Smart Grid Infrastructure Development and Support
The Illinois Science and Energy Innovation Trust (Trust) will provide financial and technical support to public and private entities within the state for programs and projects that support, encourage, or utilize innovative technologies and methods to modernize the state's electric grid. Technologies may include advanced electricity storage and peak-shaving technologies, such as plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) or devices that allow PEVs to engage in smart grid functions. The Trust also offers assistance for standards development for communication and interoperability of appliances and equipment connected to the electric grid. Electric utilities may voluntarily commit to investments in smart grid advanced metering infrastructure deployment. Participating utilities must consult with the Smart Grid Advisory Council and file a Smart Grid Advanced Metering Infrastructure Deployment Plan with the Illinois Commerce Commission. (Reference 220 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/16-108.5 through 108.7)
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Creation of Green Career Grants Program
The Illinois State Board of Education must establish a grant program to develop two-year pilot programs to assist in the creation and promotion of green career and technical education programs in public secondary schools. Green industries include the production and distribution of biofuels and vehicle retrofits to operate using biofuels. (Reference 105 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/2-3.151)