The Daily Northwestern

Evanston listed among top green power users by Environmental Protection Agency

Billy Kobin, Reporter

March 1, 2016

Filed under City, Local, National

Evanston was named to the Environmental Protection Agency’s quarterly list of largest green power users earlier this year. The city appeared last on the EPA’s top 30 local government list, released Jan. 25. The list enc...

City to donate $5,000 to Flint Water Fund

Nora Shelly, Reporter

January 28, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl announced Thursday the city will donate $5,000 to help those affected by the water crisis in Flint, Michigan. The donation will go to the Flint Water Fund, which is managed by the United Way of Gene...

Evanston’s new renewable energy contract part of a statewide trend

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

May 13, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston approved a contract Friday with a new energy supplier that will allow residents to purchase 100 percent renewable energy, making it one of more than 90 communities in Illinois with such a contract. The new three-year...

Evanston’s energy aggregation plan produces consumer savings

Manuel Rapada, Assistant City Editor

September 27, 2012

Filed under Business, City, Local

Nearly 25,000 Evanston residential and small business electricity customers are now receiving 100 percent renewable energy and saving money on their utility bills, according to city officials. Customers eligible for the city’s...