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Participants at the energy workshop

Experiencing Our Energy Use: A Cultural Approach to the Smart Grid

Let’s be frank: Energy usage doesn’t usually feel like the best conversation starter — let alone icebreaker. Yet, we all ...
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Rewarding Our Green Friends!

Friends, we’ve got some exciting news… Smart Power Illinois is hosting its very own sweepstakes for the first time, ...
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Illinois Leading the Ranks in Green Buildings

This week, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that Illinois had once again made it to the number one spot on their ...
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Food for… Recycling!

This week, we read enthusiastically about Barrington, Illinois’ plan to start a food recycling program. As one local resident ...
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Extinct Marsupial Wolf

Innovating Under Pressure

Some of us work better under pressure — which might explain why some scientists have come up with amazing, outlandish, ...
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New Year, Greener Planet: 2015 in Review

We launched our Smart Power Illinois blog just two months ago, but in that time there have been enough landmark moments in the ...
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A Season of Giving

To celebrate the season of giving, we wanted to share some of the ways our friends have been giving back to the community this ...
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