Bill To Keep Townships Out Of Wind Farm Development

Bill To Keep Townships Out Of Wind Farm Development

Lawmakers in the Illinois Senate have advanced a measure that would prevent townships from fighting wind farm development, leaving the matter to counties and municipalities, under certain conditions. At stake is a project under development by EDP Renewables facing...
Climate Conference Debrief With DiNapoli

Climate Conference Debrief With DiNapoli

  After traveling to Germany earlier in the week for a United Nations climate conference, state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli told CapCon on Friday that it was reassuring to hear that there are opportunities to invest state pension fund money in environmentally sound...
New Glass Blocks May Be A Clear Choice For Solar Power

New Glass Blocks May Be A Clear Choice For Solar Power

Buildings have a lot of surface area that’s exposed to sunlight, so why just stop at rooftop solar panels? We’ve already seen solar energy-harvesting windows, and of course Tesla’s solar roof. Thanks to research being carried out at the University of...