Author: Dakota Straub

Watch: Highlights from the 2017 ISEIF Surge Summit

This fall, the Illinois Science and Energy Innovation Foundation (ISEIF) brought local energy-efficiency advocates together to ...
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ISEIF Surge Summit 2017

Organizing for our Energy Future — the ISEIF Surge Summit

We’re buzzing with excitement about the upcoming Illinois Science and Energy Innovation Foundation (ISEIF) Surge Summit — ...
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Could the Eclipse Mean Disaster for Solar Power?

In less than 72 hours, our country’s source of solar energy will be completely gone for a total of 2 mins and 40 seconds. Let ...
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How to save money on energy this summer

How YOU Can Save Money This Summer

How To Save Money This Summer When the summer rolls around, it’s easy to forget about the AC blasting, lounge in front of the ...
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Chicago is smarter than you might think

Sweet home, Smart Chicago

If you live in the city of Chicago, you probably have a new digital smart meter installed that can help you use energy, smarter. ...
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You'll love a smarter grid

We’ve got a new look

Just in time for summer, Smart Power Illinois is debuting a brand new look. We’ve overhauled our website to help Illinois’ ...
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The SGCC reports on consumer behavior

Guess who’s smart about the grid!

Last week, the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative released a report confirming a fact we already suspected about our readers: ...
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May Eco-news Roundup - Vertical Farming

May Eco-News Roundup

After the March for Science and the Climate March in April, we were thrilled to dig up several inspiring stories of ...
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Can your smart home play fetch with your dog?

What are utility customers really thinking + Can your smart home play fetch with your dog?

If you’ve been wondering when your smart home will finally be able to play fetch with your dog, then the answer is “now!” ...
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Protestors march on D.C. for the climate

The People’s Climate March

Today, April 29th 2017, despite record temperatures, people around the world are joining forces at the People’s Climate March ...
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