As more and more U.S. farmers are adding a crop of renewable energy to their fields, one of the nation’s top agriculture cooperatives is following suit.Read More
When State Farm offered Larry Ryan a management position at its corporate headquarters in Bloomington in the late ‘70s, the lifelong Ohio native and his wife made the journey to begin a new chapter of life in Central Illinois.Read More
With two existing wind farms, and two more underway, McLean County is shaping up to be a giant of wind energy.Read More
Normal’s Ecology Action Center (EAC) is partnering again with the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) to help McLean County residents and businesses harness the power of solar.Read More
Despite lagging job statistics and prohibitive trade barriers, Illinois is positioned for a solar boom over the next five years.
According to the Solar Jobs Census, Illinois ranked 20th in 2017 with 3,571 solar jobs down 150 jobs from 2016. Concurrently, the Trump administration implemented a 30% tariff on imported solar to boost domestic solar panel production.Read More