PRAIRIE GREEN TOWNSHIP — A developer has terminated its plans for a proposed wind farm in Prairie Green Township in Iroquois County.
Terra-Gen officials cited "the current market conditions" and other issues for the company's decision to terminate the development of the Horseshoe Wind Farm.
URBANA -- City council members on Monday night heard from the former head of the Illinois Power Agency on how municipal electric aggregation may be able to save residents money on their energy bills.
URBANA — A Cray Inc. machine will be the new supercomputer for the University of Illinois' Blue Waters project.
The Seattle-based company will build the world-class peta-scale supercomputer that IBM was originally chosen to build.
CHAMPAIGN — The Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation awarded Champaign's school district three grants totalling $216,500 for some of the energy-efficiencies being built into the new Carrie Busey Elementary School.
The school is under construction in Savoy.
ROBERTS — A group of wind-energy opponents is urging village officials to create their own zoning regulations, a measure that would allow the town to keep wind farms from being built on farmland immediately outside its boundaries.
CHAMPAIGN — For years, the proverbial elephant in the room of a research park meeting was not an elephant but a pig.
Or rather, hundreds of them, all housed in facilities on land slated for an expanded University of Illinois Research Park.
CHAMPAIGN — The University of Illinois will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its research park Thursday by renaming the former Motorola building for local developer Clint Atkins.
A new mural inside the building will be unveiled, showing Mr. Atkins, who died in April, and some of his projects.
A first-ever nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System will be held Wednesday afternoon.
The tests that you are used to hearing and seeing on radio and television are conducted only on statewide and local levels.
CHAMPAIGN — Ameren Illinois will hold a second open house at which area residents can learn more about a 138,000-volt electric transmission line planned for southwest Champaign.
The open house is scheduled for 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 S. Neil St., C. The first open house was held Oct. 11, and a third is slated for Dec. 13.