renewable energy

Introduced in U.S. House
3:57 pm
Mon April 15, 2013

Bill Seeks to Cut Corn Ethanol Mandate


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.

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Courses in Multiple Disciplines
1:52 pm
Thu December 20, 2012

WIU Awards First Renewable Energy Degree

Advisor Michele Aurand with Graduate Alex Steele.
Credit Western Illinois University

Among the Western Illinois University Students who graduated in December was the first who earned a degree in renewable energy.

Alan Steele of Milan, received his degree in Renewable Energy and Wind Technology.
He’s the first of 15 students currently working on their degrees, 5 of which will graduate in the spring.

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Emphasis – November 30
11:06 am
Fri November 30, 2012

Burlington Renewable Energy Committee

Jerry Parks chairs Burlington's Renewable Energy Committee

This week’s guest is Jerry Parks, who is the chairman of the Burlington Renewable Energy Committee.  He and Public Radio’s Jason Parrott discuss the work of the committee and some long-term projects.

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Illinois Rivers Project
3:58 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

Ameren Selects Route for New Transmission Lines

The general corridor for the Illinois Rivers Project
  • Interview with Leigh Morris

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.

Ameren Transmission Company is calling it the Illinois Rivers Project. It will run near communities such as Quincy, Pawnee, and Mt Zion plus there will be a branch extending north from Meredosia to Ipava.

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Illinois Rivers Project
10:05 pm
Mon May 21, 2012

Ameren Choosing Corridor for Transmission Line

The proposed corridor is highlighted in green
Ameren Transmission

Ameren Choosing Corridor for Transmission Line

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 Illinois Rivers Project.

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