renewable energy http://tspr.org en Bill Seeks to Cut Corn Ethanol Mandate http://tspr.org/post/bill-seeks-cut-corn-ethanol-mandate <p>A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, last week, would remove the government mandate that requires corn ethanol to be blended with the U.S. Fuel supply. Mon, 15 Apr 2013 20:57:21 +0000 Scott Stuntz 32100 at http://tspr.org Bill Seeks to Cut Corn Ethanol Mandate WIU Awards First Renewable Energy Degree http://tspr.org/post/wiu-awards-first-renewable-energy-degree <p>Among the Western Illinois University Students who graduated in December was the first who earned a degree in renewable energy.</p><p>Alan Steele of Milan, received his degree in Renewable Energy and Wind Technology.<br>He’s the first of 15 students currently working on their degrees, 5 of which will graduate in the spring. Thu, 20 Dec 2012 19:52:37 +0000 Scott Stuntz 26139 at http://tspr.org WIU Awards First Renewable Energy Degree Burlington Renewable Energy Committee http://tspr.org/post/burlington-renewable-energy-committee <p>This week’s guest is Jerry Parks, who is the chairman of the Burlington Renewable Energy Committee.&nbsp; He and Public Radio’s Jason Parrott discuss the work of the committee and some long-term projects.</p><p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 17:06:09 +0000 Jason Parrott 25144 at http://tspr.org Burlington Renewable Energy Committee Ameren Selects Route for New Transmission Lines http://tspr.org/post/ameren-selects-route-new-transmission-lines <p>The Illinois Commerce Commission will soon be asked to approve the route for new transmission lines that will stretch from the Mississippi River to the Indiana border.</p><p>Ameren Transmission Company is calling it the<a href="http://www.ilriverstransmission.com/" target="_blank"> Illinois Rivers Project</a>. It will run near communities such as Quincy, Pawnee, and Mt Zion plus there will be a branch extending north from Meredosia to Ipava.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 20:58:26 +0000 Rich Egger 22473 at http://tspr.org Ameren Selects Route for New Transmission Lines Ameren Choosing Corridor for Transmission Line http://tspr.org/post/ameren-choosing-corridor-transmission-line <p>Ameren Choosing Corridor for Transmission Line<br /><br />Ameren wants to build a transmission line from eastern Missouri to western Indiana. It would run right through Illinois -- including portions of this region -- and is called the <a href="http://www.ilriverstransmission.com/" target="_blank">Illinois Rivers Project</a>.<br /> Tue, 22 May 2012 03:05:57 +0000 Rich Egger 15483 at http://tspr.org Ameren Choosing Corridor for Transmission Line