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Illinois Energy

State Issues Long-Awaited Fracking Rules

AP | By KERRY LESTER | Posted 10.29.2014 | Green

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Stricter requirements for disclosing the use of chemicals are part of new proposed rules issued by the state Friday as part...

Illinois County Rejects Anti-Fracking Measure

AP | JIM SUHR | Posted 05.19.2014 | Green

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Voters in a struggling southern Illinois county have rejected a ballot referendum meant to pressure the county's governing board to...

The Smart Grid: A Better Forecast for Reliable Power and Clean Energy Jobs

Jack Darin | Posted 10.18.2011 | Chicago
Jack Darin

Crazy weather we're having, right? It's been a stormy summer, and one full of reminders about the need to invest in our electric grid.

Illinois Energy Program Overpriced, 'Substandard': Audit

AP | JOHN O'CONNOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Energy-efficiency work on homes in the Chicago area funded by federal stimulus program money was sub-par, overpriced and poo...