(30 ILCS 725/7.1)
(from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7312)
Study of Public Energy Suppliers and Solar Energy.
Department may conduct policy studies pertaining to
this Section in cooperation with appropriate State agencies. The
Department shall, in cooperation with the Illinois Commerce Commission,
study the relationship between public energy suppliers and the use of
solar energy systems and shall make recommendations concerning its
findings to the General Assembly along with any appropriate legislative
recommendations. The studies shall determine ways in which to:
(a) Integrate the supply of conventional energy as supplemental
energy for solar energy systems at reasonable rates and under reasonable
conditions of service; and
(b) Minimize the economic and load impact on public energy suppliers
of the use of solar energy systems.
(Source: P.A. 84-617.)