wind power

Harvest Public Media
10:25 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Rural Neighbors Split on Wind Energy Lines

In O’Brien County, Iowa, Jay Hofland has agreed to sell part of his land to an energy company for a converter station that would mark the beginning of a high voltage transmission traversing the state.
Credit Durrie Bouscaren for Harvest Public Media

The rolling plains of Midwest farm country are being tapped for their natural resources again. This time, though, the bounty would be wind energy, instead of corn, wheat or soybeans.

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Promotes Eco-Friendly Ideas
10:12 am
Fri August 30, 2013

Green Team Connects Businesses and Colleges in Galesburg

A solar panel installed by Gary Lay, one of the members of the Green Team.
Credit http://www.s-w-a-p.biz/

In a class room on Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, a small group of people sat watching a presentation by Tom Malek.

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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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Cuba Middle-Senior High
3:44 pm
Sun February 19, 2012

Students Studying Wind Power

A central Illinois wind farm

Winds farms are dotting the landscape across Illinois, and now wind energy is working its way into school curriculum.
 
A new Illinois Wind Energy Program is being offered in three Central Illinois school  districts, including Cuba Middle-Senior High in Fulton County. The program is free of charge through the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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