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Lake County Environmental Coalition Sends Petitions To NRG Energy Over Future Of Waukegan Coal Plant (VIDEO)

Lake County residents and environmentalists are asking the new owner of Waukegan's aging coal-fired power plant to produce a long-term transition plan for the facility ...

Governor Quinn Signs Law Promoting the Purchase of Solar-Produced Electricity in Illinois

Governor Pat Quinn today signed legislation to promote the purchase of solar-produced electricity in Illinois.

Could Exelon become the next Kodak?

Dominant companies often fail to anticipate technological advances that upend their industries and destroy their franchises.

How Exelon lost its spark

Six years ago, Exelon Corp. held the strongest hand in the power industry. Power prices were soaring, and profits at the Chicago-based company's large fleet ...

Study: Illinois's Renewable Energy Standard no help to State's Economy

Closing so-called loopholes in Illinois's mandated use of renewable energy

Illinois commended for local renewable energy buys

Illinois has more cities providing 100 percent renewable energy than any other state, which has reduced pollution by the equivalent of removing a million cars ...

Leading from the Middle: How Illinois Communities Unleashed Renewable Energy

Cities in Illinois have harnessed a little-known local energy model called Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) to switch to clean power and save their ratepayers millions ...

Schneider Endorsed By Sierra Club

U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider (D-IL,10) has gained the endorsement of the Sierra Club, according to an announcement made Tuesday.

Beyond bulbs: Illinois raises the bar on energy efficiency

What happens when the "low-hanging fruit" of energy efficiency runs out?

Industry says 'no emergency' on petcoke, blasts Illinois Rules