School Districts develop and sell renewable energy

05 Apr 2010 8:10 AM | Michelle Hickey

School districts will be able to band together to develop renewable energy and sell the electricity to power companies under a bill that just passed the Illinois House - HB 6419 School District Intergovernmental Cooperation Renewable Energy Act.  No word yet on a Senate version.

With state budget cuts forcing them to lay off dozens of teachers, three school districts in Chicago's suburbs are moving forward on a unique joint venture that could help secure their long-term financial future: a wind farm in central Illinois. (more)

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