solar power

Susan Stephens / WNIJ

Renewable energy may be getting a boost from President Obama’s Clean Power Plan. For one business owner in Rockford, it’s part of his mission.

Lee Schreiner shows off the meter connected to his new solar panels at 201 7th Street. On a fairly sunny July afternoon, it was producing six to seven thousand watts of power. And Schreiner was happy.

State Law Trips Up Solar Projects

Nov 20, 2013

Illinois is falling behind its goals when it comes to solar energy on rooftops. Observers say wording in a state law is not helping.

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