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Governor Pat Quinn vetoed a bill Sunday that would have allowed Illinois’ large electric utilities to enact an estimated $70 million rate hike. advertisement Quinn Cuts Funding for UNO Charter State contends the United Neighborhood Organization violated the terms of a $98 million grant in choosing companies for Chicago construction projects.
unable to retrieve full-text contentIf you drive northwest from Des Moines, Iowa, you’ll see a lot of corn fields. From time to time, you’ll also see wind turbines rising out of those fields, making efficient use of our natural resources to produce renewable energy.
October 16, 2012 In a study that challenges the long-held notion that the primary function of sleep is to give rest to the brain, researchers have found that not getting enough shut-eye has a harmful impact on fat cells, reducing by 30 percent their ability to respond to insulin, a hormone that regulates energy. Sleep deprivation has long been associated with impaired brain function, causing decreased alertness and reduced cognitive ability.
A newly released study from the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) concludes that small modular reactors may hold the key to the future of U.S. nuclear power generation.
– Agreement extended to 2028 – OAK BROOK, IL , Dec. 6, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ – Primary Energy Recycling Corporation (TSX: PRI), a clean energy company that generates revenue from capturing and recycling recoverable heat and byproduct fuels from industrial processes, today announced that it has finalized a long-term contract for energy services for its Portside Energy facility.
Nonprofit Lender IFF Receives $5.5 Million From Bank of America to Finance Energy Efficient Building Retrofits
Creating jobs, reducing utility costs and carbon emissions for low-income Communities CHICAGO , Nov. 16, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ — IFF, the nonprofit lender and real estate consultant, announced today that it received a $5.5 million low-cost loan and operating grant from Bank of America to expand its efforts to finance energy efficient retrofits for charter schools, nonprofit community facilities, and multifamily affordable housing in the Chicago Metro region.
BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. , Nov.
OAK BROOK, IL , Nov. 8, 2011 /CHICAGOPRESSRELEASE.COM/ – Primary Energy Recycling Corporation (the “Company” or “Primary Energy”) (TSX: PRI), a clean energy company that generates revenue from capturing and recycling recoverable heat and byproduct fuels from industrial processes, today announced its financial and operational results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011 .
State Announces Open Enrollment for Home Heating Assistance – All Illinoisans Eligible for LIHEAP Program Can Apply Beginning Nov. 1
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s Office of Energy Assistance today announced that anyone eligible to receive winter heating assistance through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) can apply beginning on Nov. 1.
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