Five Midwestern states – Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin – are lagging behind other states when it comes to renewable energy, a new study from environmental organization The Nature Conservancy reports.
Legislation awaiting the governor’s signature would lift Illinois’ nuclear ban beginning in 2026 – but only for reactors that have an output of 300 megawatts or less.
Representatives of Ameren Illinois, which would have gained a lucrative first crack at constructing new transmission lines, said they were concerned about other companies underbidding in order to be selected for a project, then running over cost and behind schedule
The Byron Generating Station, located about 90 miles west of Chicago, is one of six nuclear plants in Illinois.
The Byron Generating Station is one of six nuclear plants in Illinois.
State Senator Rachel Ventura is encouraging all eligible people to apply to this year’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program to help with utility costs.
Application for LIHEAP program starts next week.
A group of businesses filed a complaint with state regulators last week alleging that Chicago electric company Commonwealth Edison improperly raised customer bills this summer.
The village of Cary is offering renewable energy for residents to use with no changes to their current ComEd rates.
Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday vetoed a measure that would have granted existing utilities in downstate Illinois, notably Ameren Illinois, the “right of first refusal” for transmission line construction.
Thomas Edison’s pioneering incandescent light bulb, which cast illumination by heating a filament until it glowed, is fading into history
Millions of Illinoisans could see higher energy bills next year, but the size of those increases will be determined by a state agency that has recently had its oversight powers expanded.
In the final hours of their spring session last week, lawmakers approved a controversial measure that would give existing power companies in downstate Illinois, notably Ameren Illinois, the first crack at installing new transmission lines.
Victor Hanson won the DuPage County-wide competition that encourages students to submit entries based on the tenets of sustainable design, which is focused on making construction more environmentally friendly and economically viable.
Illinois Community Solar program 'democratizes' access to solar energy.