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Acciona Dedicates 100.5 MW EcoGrove Wind Farm

EcoGrove Wind Farm represents Acciona’s first renewable energy project in the state of Illinois although the company is headquartered in nearby Chicago. Well known for its “Windy City,” Illinois currently ranks in the top 20 U.S. states for wind energy potential. Using 67 Acciona Windpower 1.5 MW wind turbines, EcoGrove Wind Farm is able to … Continue reading Acciona Dedicates 100.5 MW EcoGrove Wind Farm

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It’s a landslide: 87% of Illinois voters want more renewable energy

Wide majorities of likely Illinois voters believe it is important that the state maintain its commitment to increase its use of renewable power and support legislation that would achieve this goal by fixing the state’s broken renewable portfolio standard (RPS) law, according to a Zogby poll released yesterday. The survey, conducted for Clean Energy Trust … Continue reading It’s a landslide: 87% of Illinois voters want more renewable energy

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GE and E.ON Sign Service Agreement for 819 Wind Turbines in Four States

GE (NYSE: GE) today announced it will provide operations and maintenance services for 819 wind turbines at eight wind farms in Illinois, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Texas for E.ON Climate and Renewables North America. Today’s announcement marks GE’s largest wind service contract to date. The service agreement between GE and E.ON includes GE’s 1.5-77, 1.6-100 and … Continue reading GE and E.ON Sign Service Agreement for 819 Wind Turbines in Four States

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Geronimo Energy Acquires Midwest Wind Energy’s Development Portfolio

Geronimo Energy announced today the acquisition of the project development portfolio of Midwest Wind Energy (MWE), including near term construction-ready projects in Illinois, Nebraska, and Wisconsin. The acquisition strengthens Geronimo’s presence in the Nebraska and Wisconsin markets and brings it into the Illinois market for the first time. Geronimo has also welcomed numerous MWE employees … Continue reading Geronimo Energy Acquires Midwest Wind Energy’s Development Portfolio

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Illinois Wind Energy for Schools

A Fulton County school was the site of this year’s “Illinois Wind for Schools” project kickoff. Astoria Junior High School is one of six schools around the state to participate this year. A workshop there Tuesday included presentation of the school with model wind turbines, a weather station, lab activities, a comprehensive wind energy curriculum … Continue reading Illinois Wind Energy for Schools

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