Farm Country Feeds America. But Just Try Buying Groceries There.

(NY Times) – WINCHESTER, Ill. — John Paul Coonrod had a banana problem. The only grocery store in his 1,500-person hometown in central Illinois had shut its doors, and Mr. Coonrod, a local lawyer, was racing to get a community-run market off the ground. He had found space in an old shoe store, raised $85,000 […]

General Motors Signs 200MW Power Off-Take Deal

September 20, 2017 – General Motors (GM) is buying 200MW of output from two wind projects to power its manufacturing facilities in Ohio and Indiana.  It will also purchase a the output of a further 100MW from Swift Current Energy’s 228MW Hill Topper site in Logan County, Illinois. Both projects are due to come online […]