Ørsted to acquire 121MW onshore wind farm in Illinois

The wind project is contracted via power purchase agreements with Mars, Silgan Containers and BHJ USA

Ameren to buy 150MW solar power facility in Illinois

The project, which could start generating clean electricity by 2024, supports the energy company’s 2050 net zero goal

BP to test technology to recycle plastic bottles repeatedly

The energy giant says it may offer the potential to divert billions of coloured PET bottles and food trays from landfill and incineration

Chicago, Illinois
Could Illinois lead US clean energy revolution?

A new energy bill has been tabled that would bring the state to 100% clean energy by 2050

Efficiency measures for people with disabilities

An American utility based in Chicago (pictured) claims to have organised the nation’s first scheme for people with disabilities. Beginning in homes for assisted living in Illinois, the programme will see adults with learning difficulties learn from and teach others how to save energy and money. Commonwealth Edison Company (ComEd), which serves around 70% of […]

Apartment owners and residents could save $3.4 billion by upgrading energy

Apartment building owners and residents in the US could save up to $3.4 billion by upgrading energy efficiency, according to a new report. The report released by CNT Energy and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) suggests that energy companies working together with building owners can help save can save utility costs of […]