In Chicago, a cluster of museums is exploring the case for combining energy systems, but thorny questions remain.
As climate change brings more frequent extreme weather to the Midwest, the resiliency case for microgrids improves.
Altgeld Gardens will soon be the site of a city-sponsored green jobs training program and a brownfield solar farm.
A recent report spotlights so-called non-wires alternatives to expensive transmission line upgrades.
A utility sector group toured microgrid facilities last week in Chicago and Champaign as part of a U.S. trade mission.