Category: News

Cat watching his energy usage. From Smart Energy GB

5 Fun Videos to Get You Going Green

You know that feeling when you’re scouring the internet for new strategies to go green and then, suddenly, you find that needle ...
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Back in the Saddle for 2017

Hello, again! After a hiatus this past summer and fall, we’re pleased to announce that the Smart Power Illinois blog is back up ...
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Summertime slowdown

As we dive into the summer, Smart Power Illinois is going to be dialing back our communications a bit to get away from 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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Programs to Help You Save

If you live in a building with a smart meter, then you may have heard of “Hourly Pricing” for ComEd customers or Ameren’s ...
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More Jobs in Clean Energy

Did you hear the news? The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) released a report saying that the renewable energy ...
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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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Chicago at night, with lights

Green Bulbs to Light the Way

Good news, Chicago! The city has announced a plan to green its outdoor lighting fixtures. Beginning next year, the city will ...
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