Tag: technology

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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The latest in Illinois energy

Your Energy News Round-up

This week, we’re bringing you a short update on exciting energy efficiency news from our home state. The kids are gonna be ...
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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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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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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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What is a smart thermostat, anyway?

We write a lot about the possibilities for saving power and money with smart energy technology like smart meters and smart ...
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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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