(30 ILCS 725/7.3) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7314)
    Sec. 7.3. Study of Solar Energy System Regulation. The Department shall, in cooperation with the Illinois Commerce Commission, study the proper enforcement and regulatory mechanisms for use of joint solar energy systems and for public energy supplier provision of solar energy systems, and shall make recommendations concerning its findings to the General Assembly. Study of joint solar energy systems shall consider:
    (a) Costs of the regulatory system and the size of the user;
    (b) Need for use of the power of eminent domain;
    (c) Rate regulation; and
    (d) Effects on service areas, costs of provision of service, and other characteristics of the existing public energy supplier in the area so as to prevent undue economic hardship to the public energy supplier and its customers and to encourage solar energy use.
(Source: P.A. 84-617.)