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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Wondering how other businesses are using renewable energy? Get a sneak peek

A handful of Chicago-area business owners with renewable-energy systems on their premises are inviting anyone curious enough to stop by on Saturday for a firsthand look at how they work. Fifteen businesses are participating in the Illinois Solar Tour, a daylong … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Germans eye Chicago for renewable energy expansion

Chicago and the Midwest could see an uptick in renewable-energy business with a German flavor if goodwill forged at a recent gathering translates into real deals. That optimism was shared by many among the 120 attendees at a recent daylong … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Home remodeler re-invents his biz with green-energy focus

One traditional home remodeler on Chicago’s North Shore is positioning himself for success in the emerging green economy. Ron Cowgill, who owns D/R Services Unlimited Inc. in Glenview, last August formed a new company that promotes his newly acquired expertise … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Wind turbine maker blows into town with focus on rooftops

Some of the next crop of wind turbines hoisted onto buildings around Chicago may come from a small manufacturing plant on the city’s North Side intent on making a big name for itself in the wind-energy business. Andre DeRosa, 34, … Continue reading

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