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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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The latest in Illinois energy

Your Energy News Round-up

This week, we’re bringing you a short update on exciting energy efficiency news from our home state. The kids are gonna be ...
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Climate Change to-do list

A climate change to-do list

What do you do when you find out that: Climate change is likely to make flying in airplanes a little more scary Carbon dioxide ...
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An energy efficient home for spring

Clean up your energy use just in time for spring

Anyone else out there working on spring cleaning? Why not do a little energy clean up while you’re at it? Spring is the perfect ...
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Photos: Midwest Energy News

Exciting energy updates from our hometown

Folks, we just read a couple of news stories that made our energy-efficiency-loving hearts swell with hometown pride. Since ...
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Is a smart appliance right for me?

If you’ve been reading the Smart Power Illinois blog, then you’ll know we’re pretty excited about the potential for the ...
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Beware of vampires!

Did you think that vampires were pure myth? We’ve got some scary news. You may have one or two in the room with you right ...
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How green is the smart grid?

One of the key reasons for the momentum behind upgrading the smart grid is because of the smart grid’s potential to reduce the ...
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