The Midwest is calling for a clean energy revolution

March 5, 2019
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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 ...Read More

Community solar drives Minnesota’s solar expansion

February 27, 2019
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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 sl ...Read More

The next money crop for farmers: Solar panels

February 22, 2019
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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 elect ...Read More

Solar seen as bright career path at Illinois community colleges

February 11, 2019
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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 ...Read More