Less than a year after state funding for microgrids was rejected by the Illinois legislature, the utility ComEd is turning to ratepayers.
A top United Kingdom diplomat was in Chicago this week discussing climate change and other clean energy topics with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Almost a year after Illinois enacted a sweeping energy bill, Chicago-area developers, advocates, and government agencies are hustling to prepare local communities to take full advantage of state incentives coming in the next few years.
Advocates concerned about pollution from petroleum coke are concerned an Ohio professor’s study downplaying the risks will gain new prominence now that he has been named to a key EPA post.
As demand grows for skilled workers in the clean energy economy, a recent event in Chicago provides a glimpse of what that future workforce might look like.
As former industrial communities seek to rebuild their economies around clean energy, two cities in the Midwest provide examples with starkly different outcomes.
On the Southeast Side, the air monitoring project is the latest example of the ripple effects of a neighborhood-led battle against the storage of massive amounts of petroleum coke.
A look behind the scenes at the Invenergy Control Center in downtown Chicago, where the clean-energy company controls its fleet of wind turbines, natural gas generators and energy-storage systems across North America.
A Chicago-based clean-tech accelerator awarded nearly $1 million in early-stage funding to Midwestern startups this week while also offering young entrepreneurs a survival guide of sorts for an energy industry in the throes of a “revolution.”
Advocates pushing to expand electric vehicle adoption across the Midwest are “a little disappointed” in the selection of U.S. cities to receive funding for EV infrastructure under last year’s Volkswagen settlement.