Category: Technology

Going Green and Saving Green – What We Learned From Professor Kiesling

  At this fall’s Chicago “Surge Summit” event, hosted by the Illinois Science and Energy Innovation Foundation ...
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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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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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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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Chicago gets a smart farm

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) is doing it again! The Chicago Tribune reported that the university is working on creating ...
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Businesses get smart

What if you were greeted by name the moment you walked into your office, then handed your favorite cup of coffee, and as you sat ...
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Illinois’ Latest Clean Energy Win

More good news on the energy innovation front! Northwestern University and Exelon have announced a new partnership for clean ...
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Two real vulture eggs and one EggDuino

A Nest for Real Nests

A company called MicroDuino recently began designing “smart” eggs — fake eggs that scientists from the International Centre ...
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Preparing Illinois for a Renewable Future

We’ve said it before but it bears repeating: Illinois is ahead of the pack in terms of green energy infrastructure and ...
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Happy Earth Day!

It’s springtime, the Midwestern prairie is starting to warm up, and we’re starting to think about all the ways we’ll get ...
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