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Solar Energy

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  • Libertyville officials extend moratorium on building wind turbines

     
    Libertyville officials have agreed to extend a moratorium on wind turbine construction. The temporary ban has been extended six months. Mayor Terry Weppler wants more …...
  • IKEA to add solar panels to two Chicago area stores

     
    Pending permit approval, IKEA stores in Schaumburg and Bolingbrook will be outfitted with solar panels this summer. The Swedish company announced this week that five …...
  • Libertyville approves wind turbine settlement

     
    The Daily Herald reports: Settlement of a lawsuit involving the lone wind turbine in Libertyville is nearing completion but the issue of how those facilities …...
  • ComEd solar power: Solar power coming to ComEd customers

     
    Beginning in July, Commonwealth Edison Co. customers will receive more power from the sun, thanks to a solar project under way in LaSalle County. The …...
  • Students to use solar panels in the classroom

     
    Students at El Sierra School will use modern technology to examine phenomena billions of years old. Starting next school year, students will perform science and …...
  • Is that a fracking earthquake?

     
    Environmentalists: Prepare to be shaken up. It turns out that hydraulic fracturing, a.k.a. fracking, a.k.a. the latest fossil fuel industry outrage to be perpetrated on planet Earth, isn't just a menace because it may be contaminating groundwater. It also...
  • Wilmette residents divided over paying a little more for ‘green’ electricity

     
    With Wilmette looking to find a new electric supplier for residents, one decision left to be made is how much renewable energy to require as …...
  • Supervisors knock down Antelope Valley wind turbine study

     
    Efforts to build large electrical wind turbines in the Antelope Valley suffered a defeat Tuesday, when the Board of Supervisors sided with a coalition of residents and environmentalists who opposed the project....
  • Evanston picks electricity aggregation provider that will buy ‘green’ energy credits

     
    Evanston aldermen signed off on an alternate electricity provider that officials said will save residents $264 on their electric bills in the first year, and …...
  • Lower Macungie adopts alternative energy regulations

     
    Lower Macungie Township Commissioners adopted alternative energy regulations for the use of solar panels and wind turbines in residential and industrial-scale energy farm operations. “We want to welcome alternative energy sources for our residents...
  • Wind power hit important milestones in 2011

     
    Two states--Iowa and South Dakota--were the first to get an average of 20% of their electrical power from wind energy, the AWEA said. The 20% threshold was first mentioned as an important standard in the Department of Energy's 2008 report "20% Wind Energy...
  • EnergyGlass: Windows that make solar electricity

     
    EnergyGlass: A Florida company has introduced glass that it says can generate electricity as light -- sunlight or artificial light -- streams through the pane....