CHICAGO : A toxic former industrial site on Chicago’s Southeast Side is being considered for a 36-acre solar farm, according to a published report. The proposal would mark a first-of-its-kind transaction for the Cook County Land Bank Authority, which usually sells properties to buyers who develop vacant buildings or land, according to The Chicago Sun-Times. […]
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There’s a longstanding chicken and egg conundrum in public transportation that has kept poor, Black neighborhoods on the sidelines of development in major cities, from bike lanes to electric vehicles. In Chicago, Energy News reported that 70 percent of all public charging stations for electric vehicles were located in just three community areas as of […]
10,000 “net metering” applications expected this year CHICAGO : More than 4,000 ComEd customers are now receiving compensation for the excess energy they generate using renewable energy sources – primarily rooftop solar panels – up from 900 customers two years ago as the transition to a cleaner future in Illinois gains momentum. “We’ve always known […]