Category: News

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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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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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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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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Good For People, Good for the Environment

Two articles this week got us thinking about how what is good for the planet can — and should — help people too.  The two ...
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Tracking the Smart Grid’s Environmental Impact

Smart meters can help you save money and help the environment at the same time. Wait — what’s that we hear? Skeptics: ...
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New Nest Features

Drumroll please… Last week, Nest announced that they’re updating their software with some new features. First, you can now ...
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Punxsutawney Phil

Spring Fever

Back in February, Punxsutawney Phil, a small, furry weather clairvoyant, predicted that spring would come early this year. And in ...
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The British are Coming!

Well… it’s more like the smart grid has come to Great Britain, too. Smart Energy GB is an independent project to “make sure ...
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Making a Greener Future

Have you read Bill and Melinda Gates’ annual letter, yet? Released just this week, the letter highlights the two superpowers ...
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