Monthly Archives: May 2012

This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Food distributor passes century mark with a big bet on green technology

Family-owned Testa Produce is investing big in green technology in hopes of ensuring that its next century in business is just as successful as its first 100 years. Peter Testa, the company’s president and third generation family member overseeing the produce distribution … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Clean-tech networking heats up in Chicago

Chicago entrepreneurs in the clean-tech sector are making time for a networking event that’s gaining popularity. The Chicago Clean Energy Alliance has amassed an email list of more than 6,000 individuals who either work in the clean-tech industry or in a related … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Chicago developer adding renewable energy to low-income housing projects

Residents at close to two dozen affordable housing buildings will soon be getting electricity from the sun via solar panels on their rooftops. Hippolito “Paul” Roldan, president and CEO of Hispanic Housing Development Corp., is kicking off a $7 million renewable energy … Continue reading

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Remodeling Reexamined in USA Today’s Green Living Magazine

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Rebate aims to entice Illinoisans to rev up electric cars

A new state rebate program for electric vehicle charging stations could inspire businesses and others to rev up their commitment to battery-operated cars. The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) recently launched an EV Charging Station Rebate Program that will … Continue reading

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