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.
With a collaborative approach, the center’s leader aims to foster the development of ambitious clean energy solutions.