Solar for Freeport and Stephenson County Town Hall

Trajectory Energy Partners invite you to an open Town Hall, Tuesday, February 6th at 6:00 p.m. at the Freeport Public Library to discuss the opportunities for solar development in Freeport and Stephenson County. At our Town Hall we will detail how land owners, communities, businesses, and residents can get started and the benefits of a …

Solar for Fondulac Township Public Meeting

You are invited to attend a Fondulac Public Meeting on a proposal for community solar in Fondulac Township, November 9th at 6:00 p.m. at the Festival Building. At this Public Meeting, city and township officials and Trajectory Energy Partners, a solar development firm based in Illinois, will discuss a proposal for a solar project in …

The Midwest is calling for a clean energy revolution

The clean energy revolution has spread to the Midwest, with lawmakers in Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin all proposing plans for 100 percent carbon-free energy in recent days. The boldest plan is in Illinois, where Democrats now have a “trifecta” — when one party controls the governorship and both houses of the legislature. Back in January, …

Community solar drives Minnesota’s solar expansion

Nearly all of the solar installed in Minnesota last year was community solar, which enabled a 47% increase in the state’s installed capacity. And the best may be yet to come. Earlier this week the Minnesota Department of Commerce released. showing that while the market has slowed slightly following the 2017 boom, the action in …

The next money crop for farmers: Solar panels

ORION, Ill.— Randy DeBaillie pointed to the power meter on his snow-covered farm: Even on a foggy, monochromatic day, with the sun barely piercing the clouds, the flat black panels planted nearby in two long rows were generating electricity. “There’s enough energy produced to run the whole complex,” said DeBaillie, 50, who farms 6,500 acres …

Solar seen as bright career path at Illinois community colleges

Illinois’ Future Energy Jobs Act included funding to make solar training more accessible to lower-income residents. There was an energy about the 11 students gathered on a sunny December Saturday outside a South Side Chicago construction shop. Today, they’d put on their work gloves and protective glasses and put to the test all that they …

Company reps shed light on proposed Morton Solar project

Source: PJStar.com MORTON — Village Board trustees Monday got the lowdown on a proposed community solar energy project that would be built just outside Morton in an agricultural area. Representatives from Highland Park-based Trajectory Energy Partners spoke to trustees about Morton Solar, which would be constructed on a 16.11-acre tract north of Interstate 74 and …