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  • 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...
  • ECC work continues with new library, future Burlington center

     
    Students returning to Elgin Community College this month will see a new library – three times the size of the old building – among other …...
  • Top TribLocal stories of 2011

     
    With 2011 in the books, TribLocal decided to take a look back and highlight the most popular stories of the year. Overall, extreme weather produced …...
  • Deerfield board to consider new wind, solar and geothermal energy regulations

     
    The Deerfield village board will consider new laws this month that will affect the way residents use alternative energy sources. New laws could come as …...
  • 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 …...
  • 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....
  • Deerfield sets new standards for alternative energy

     
    The Deerfield village board has established new height, noise and setback restrictions for wind turbines, solar panels and geothermal energy sources, village officials said. The …...
  • L.A. council endorses back-to-back DWP rate hikes

     
    After months of community meetings and public hearings, a two-year package of DWP electricity rate hikes totaling 11.1% won preliminary approval Tuesday from the Los Angeles City Council. The council voted 10 to 4 to back the increases, which are expected...
  • Overheard on Twitter: In defense of teachers, wind energy, the Angels

     
    An op-ed column by a charter school teacher in South Los Angeles drew praise this week. Other Twitter users were disappointed about coverage of wind energy and having to search for Angels scores. The comments, compiled by Ebony Bailey: [View......
  • Quinn signs bill to study offshore wind energy

     
    The Chicago Tribune reports: Gov. Pat Quinn has signed bills creating a council to study the potential for wind energy projects in Lake Michigan and …...
  • Plan commission recommends wind energy ordinance to village board

     
    Libertyville plan commissioners are recommending a wind energy ordinance to the village board after many meetings of deliberating the details of how turbines should operate …...