Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Massive Green Energy Bill That Requires Carbon Emission Reductions, Bails Out Two Nuclear PlantsGov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday signed sweeping clean energy legislation that sets goals to make Illinois carbon-free by 2050, and staves off the closure of two of the state’s six nuclear plants.
Techny Prairie Activity Center, New Green Gym In Northbrook, Aiming To Generate More Electricity With Solar Panels Than It Uses For PowerArchitect Matthew Duggan said, in just six weeks, the building’s 833 solar panels have produced “enough power to power nearly five homes for an entire year.”
Democrats Join Business, Environmental Leaders In Push For President Obama's Clean Power PlanCongress members are joining business, religious and environmental leaders in pushing for President Barack Obama's "Clean Power Plan," reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Microsoft To Buy Power From Illinois Wind FarmMicrosoft Corp. says it has agreed to buy electricity from a new wind farm in Illinois for the next 20 years in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint.