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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


David Driskell, executive director of community planning and sustainability for Boulder, Colo., answers an audience question after his presentation on Boulders sustainability measures. His speech was part of an afternoon of celebrating Evanstons achievements in reducing carbon footprints.

Evanston celebrates being ‘Most Livable City’ in sustainability

April 27, 2014

Evanston concluded Earth Month on Sunday afternoon with an “Evanston — The Most Livable City” celebration that looked at both its past triumphs and future prospects in sustainability. The program...

Workers install solar panels on the roof of a building. SHOP allows participants to purchase solar-powered hot water heaters as a group in order to reduce costs.

Program rolls out second round of solar-powered hot water systems

February 25, 2014

Evanston residents now have their second chance to buy solar-powered hot water systems. The Solar H2O Community Program, which debuted in June 2013, gives participants the opportunity to purchase...

Evanston City Council approves new contract for electric aggregation

April 2, 2013

Evanston aldermen on Monday approved a new contract for the city’s electric aggregation program, bumping most residents’ rates by more than 8 percent beginning this summer. “We reaffirmed our...

Evanston residents on new energy plan support renewables, may not receive them

October 11, 2012

Evanston's search for a new electricity supplier was carried out from March through August, with less than 2 percent of eligible residents and small business owners opting out of the program. The electricity...

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