Decatur, Illinois, Accelerates Electric Vehicle Innovation
Decatur, Illinois, is gearing up for a green future and economic growth with Governor JB Pritzker awarding T/CCI Manufacturing the first REV Illinois tax incentive package. T/CCI Manufacturing, a Decatur-based leader in compressor technology, will invest over $20 million to transition its facility for electric compressor manufacturing, creating 50 new jobs.
This initiative includes $2.2 million in REV incentives and $21.3 million in capital grants to establish a research and innovation facility in collaboration with the City of Decatur and Richland Community College. The facility will drive electric vehicle technology, research, and training.
Illinois’ Fiscal Year 2023 budget also allocates $15.3 million to Richland Community College and $6 million to the City of Decatur to create an EV Innovation Cluster, including a Climatic Center for Innovation & Research Facility. This collaborative effort positions Illinois as a leader in EV manufacturing and workforce development.
These investments showcase Decatur’s commitment to sustainable mobility, job growth, and a thriving electric vehicle industry, making it a promising hub for the future of transportation.