Chicago will need to embrace smart thermostats and electric heating to meet long-range carbon reduction goals, according to a recent report.
A successful push to rid a Chicago neighborhood of petroleum coke piles has galvanized residents to confront its next pollution challenge.
Illinois is proposing to spend more of its VW settlement money on electric school buses than any other state.
Women make up about a third of U.S. wind and solar energy jobs, higher than other technology fields.
White homeowners are most informed about smart meters, according to a recent survey of Chicago residents.