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ISEIF administers utility-funded grant program to educate consumers about smart grid technology

By Laura Wilcoxen | Jan 12, 2016

The Illinois Science and Energy Innovation Foundation (ISEIF) announced last week names of organizations that will be receiving approximately $5 million in grants to promote smart grid technology across the state.

Critic calls CUB an appendage of power structure; State lawmaker says it's the job of legislators to protect citizens

By Ann Maher | Nov 16, 2015

While the Citizens Utility Board may be prohibited by law from backing candidates for public office, there's no law barring CUB leaders from backing politicians.

Renewable energy movement in Illinois is ramping up; Some lawmakers resist and challenge

By Ann Maher | Oct 30, 2015

An ongoing state budget impasse is the biggest thing on the minds of state lawmakers these days, but an approaching debate over renewable energy could emerge as another high stakes policy battle.

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