Vistra supports the Illinois Coal to Solar & Energy Storage Act (HB 3446 / SB 529) to help the state responsibly transition its sources of electricity toward zero-emission generation. Vistra is ready to immediately invest $550 million in communities across central and southern Illinois.
The plan repurposes existing or former power plant sites and reuses existing transmission lines and interconnects in central and southern Illinois by transforming legacy coal power plants into zero-emission, renewable energy centers.
The Coal to Solar & Energy Storage Act is good for the environment, legacy and renewable energy workers, and the state’s economy. The actionable and affordable plan will: