| Feb 26, 2015
| 10:26 AM
Batavia aldermen are split on whether to pressure Aurora into removing a gate on Wagner Road off Mesa Lane to unclog heavy traffic on Batavia streets.
The discussion was tabled Tuesday night after the council disagreed about whether or not the gate...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 7:44 AM
Candidates in the April 7 City Council election are making their feelings known about Naperville's future in the area of renewable energy.
The issue was one of the topics put forth during the recent Rotary Club of Naperville candidate forums....
| Feb 6, 2015
| 11:58 AM
The cloud computing arm of Amazon.com is teaming up with an energy company to build more than 60 wind turbines northwest of Lafayette.
The Journal & Courier reports Amazon Web Services announced a 13-year deal with Pattern Energy Group to construct...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 1:15 PM
Broadwind Energy paid a $1 million penalty after the SEC accused the company of failing to disclose information to investors before its 2010 public offering.
A Cicero-based maker of wind turbines agreed to pay a $1 million penalty after the Securities...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 1:00 PM
If Illinois wants to meet President Barack Obama's mandate to curb carbon dioxide pollution by 30 percent by 2030, it should invest heavily in energy efficiency and renewable energy.
That was the message Wednesday at a news conference organized by a...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 1:26 PM
The cloud computing arm of Amazon.com is teaming up with an energy company to build more than 60 wind turbines northwest of Lafayette, Indiana.
The Journal & Courier reports Amazon Web Services announced a 13-year deal with Pattern Energy Group to...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 5:00 AM
After reading about President Barack Obama's decision to license drilling for oil and gas ("Obama administration proposes offshore Atlantic drilling," Jan. 27) I agree with oil industry representative Randall Luthi that the U.S. is turning a blind eye...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 10:40 AM
As more communities along Florida's Atlantic coastline dig in against offshore drilling, several civic, business and environmental leaders spoke out this week against federal plans to open ocean waters to exploration.
Last summer, the Obama...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Highland Park High School's Green School Initiative club hopes to eventually help the school use solar energy to generate most of its electricity.
Club member Garren Kalter, a sophomore, says he might graduate before solar panels get purchased and...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 12:26 PM
That’s right — the U.S. Internal Revenue Service will begin enforcing new quality standards for small wind turbines acquired or placed in service after Jan. 26 in order to qualify for the 30 percent federal Investment Tax Credit.
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:13 PM
Twenty years from now, will Virginia's coast be dotted with oil rigs or wind turbines?
As factions face off over how best to generate energy and jobs in the coming decades, the Washington-based global conservation group Oceana released a...