Tag: Chicago

The CTA Is Setting High Goals To Combat Climate Change

Rising greenhouse gas emissions and the increasing effects of climate change have prompted many cities to invest more money into ...
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Illinois Is Leading The Way In Solar Energy

“We celebrate what coal built for us, what the power it brought in the thirties and forties and fifties meant to these ...
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Are Microgrids the Perfect Power System?

The Microgrid is a Perfect Power System.  According to the Center of Climate and Energy Solutions, “Microgrids are ...
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How the Museum of Science & Industry is Fueling Energy Awareness

Chicago is home to some of the best museums in the United States, and The Museum of Science & Industry is no exception. From ...
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ISEIF Surge Summit 2017

Organizing for our Energy Future — the ISEIF Surge Summit

We’re buzzing with excitement about the upcoming Illinois Science and Energy Innovation Foundation (ISEIF) Surge Summit — ...
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Chicago is smarter than you might think

Sweet home, Smart Chicago

If you live in the city of Chicago, you probably have a new digital smart meter installed that can help you use energy, smarter. ...
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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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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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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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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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