Tag: Illinois

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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Timing is everything when it comes to energy savings

Don’t miss out on the holiday energy savings!

It’s the holly jolly season of energy savings! Well, technically we should be thinking about reducing our energy consumption in ...
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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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Could the Eclipse Mean Disaster for Solar Power?

In less than 72 hours, our country’s source of solar energy will be completely gone for a total of 2 mins and 40 seconds. Let ...
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How to save money on energy this summer

How YOU Can Save Money This Summer

How To Save Money This Summer When the summer rolls around, it’s easy to forget about the AC blasting, lounge in front of the ...
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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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You'll love a smarter grid

We’ve got a new look

Just in time for summer, Smart Power Illinois is debuting a brand new look. We’ve overhauled our website to help Illinois’ ...
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