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Title:Nonprofit Electric Generation Task Force
Meeting Information:

​By January 1, 2028, the Task Force shall be established.

Function:The Task Force shall have the following duties: (1) investigating the technical and financial options to install carbon capture, sequestration, utilization, and direct air capture at the Prairie State Generation Campus; (2) assessing the existing regulatory construct and any legislative support mechanisms necessary to reduce carbon at the Prairie State Generating Company in accordance with Section 9.15 of the Environmental Protection Act; and (3) preparing and filing a report with the Governor and the General Assembly that sets forth the Task Force's findings.
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Composition:The Task Force shall consist of the following members: (1) one representative of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois, appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate; (2) one representative of an association representing municipal utilities, joint municipal electric power agencies, or municipal electric generators with an ownership interest in Prairie State Generating Company, appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate; (3) one representative of an association of electric cooperatives with ownership interests in Prairie State Generating Company, appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate; (4) one representative of a labor union or building trade with technical experience at a coal generation facility, appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate; (5) the Director of Natural Resources, or his or her designee; (6) the Director of the Environmental Protection Agency, or his or her designee; (7) the Governor, or his or her designee; (8) one expert in power sector reliability, appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate; (9) one expert in financing large scale power sector carbon reduction projects, appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate; (10) one designee of the President of the Senate; (11) one designee of the Speaker of the House; (12) one designee of the Senate Minority Leader; and (13) one designee of the House Minority Leader.
Authority:20 ILCS 3855

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
VACANTStatuteGovernor; his or her designeeMember
VACANTStatuteDirector of EPA; his or her designeeMember
VACANTStatutePrairie Research Institute at University of IllinoisMember
VACANTStatuteDirector of DNR; his or her designeeMember
VACANTGovernorMunicipal utility/electric power agency/electric generator with interest in PSGCMember
VACANTGovernorElectric cooperative with interest in PSGCMember
VACANTGovernorLabor union or building trade with technical experience at a coal generation facilityMember
VACANTGovernorExpert in power sector realiabilityMember
VACANTGovernorExpert in financing large scale power carbon reduction projectsMember
VACANTPresident of the SenateDesigneeMember
VACANTSpeaker of the House of RepresentativesDesigneeMember
VACANTSenate Minority LeaderDesigneeMember
VACANTHouse Minority LeaderDesigneeMember