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IKEA Buying Illinois Wind-Energy Project

IKEA announced Thursday that it is buying a long-planned wind-energy project in eastern Illinois as part of the company’s initiative to offset its energy use with renewable energy generation.


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Midwest Farmers Putting Up Roadblocks To Wind Power Line Proposal

The windy plains of Kansas could be a treasure trove in the nation’s effort to harness clean energy, but a major proposal to move wind-generated electricity eastward is running into a roadblock: Farmers who don’t want high-power transmission lines on their land.


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Macoupin County Schools To Study Wind Power

Southwestern middle and high school students picked to be part of pilot program.


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Illinois No. 2 in Nation in Adding Wind Turbines

Illinois led the nation in the number of wind turbines installed in 2011.


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