A new solar energy powered electric car charger tied to a lithium-ion battery energy storage system goes live in Chicago.
Sears Holdings’ new Ubiquity division wants to adapt its closed Sears and Kmart retail stories into cost-effective data centers, disaster recovery depots or cell-tower locations.
A new project built inside Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport aims to turn airport dining into a fresh, hyper-local affair.
Maybe it’s not literally the “greenest street,” but the smog-eating cement, renewable energy systems and bioswales could make an impact if scaled up citywide.
This 2.7-mile-long elevated rail bed north of the city will be transformed next year into a vegetated urban park, with trails, trees and green spaces linking four neighborhoods.
Soon after celebrating its 10th birthday, the Chicago Center for Green Technology earned its second LEED Platinum certification—this time for operations and maintenance.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently announced that Smith will open an electric vehicle manufacturing facility in Chicago, creating hundreds of green jobs.
Midwest Energy News takes a look at how Chicago’s new municipal aggregation might perhaps be a boon for renewable energy.
Natural Resources Defense Council takes a look at the Franklin Center in Chicago, said to be pursuing a goal of reducing energy use by 20% over the next five years.
A young couple seeking a home built to Healthy Child Healthy World’s standards decided to build their own, and incorporated a wide range of green strategies.
Chicago’s plan to turn the former site of the nation’s largest steel mill into a model green development recently took the global Sustainia Community Award.