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Solar farm proposed to help power Kendall County Courthouse

By: Linda Girardi – The Beacon-News Yorkville is poised to review a proposal for a 7.4-acre solar farm designed to supply power to the Kendall County Courthouse. The project has been touted by the Kendall County Board as an energy- and cost-saving move. Lincoln, Nebraska-based GRNE Solar is seeking special use permit approval from Yorkville …

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Kendall County Board OKs solar panels near jail in Yorkville

By: Tony Scott – KendallCountyNow.com Kendall County government is going solar. The County Board unanimously approved a number of measures at its meeting Tuesday, March 6, that will locate a series of solar panels – called a solar field – on a 7.4-acre parcel just west of the Public Safety Center in Yorkville. Board members …

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Sandwich City Council Hears Solar Energy Presentation; Energy Broker Wants Solar Panels Behind Sanitary Plant

By: James Wyman – WSPYNews.com A representative of Progressive Energy Group, an energy broker, told the Sandwich City Council at Monday night’s meeting that the city could save 20 to 30% on energy costs by installing a solar field behind the sanitary plant on the east side of Sandwich. Progressive’s Arnie Schramel told the aldermen …

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Kendall County Board Moving Forward with Installation of Solar Array West of Courthouse; Patrol Deputies’ 4-Year Contract Approved.

By: James Wyman – wspynews.com The Kendall County Board voted unanimously at Tuesday’s meeting to move forward with a request for quotations from contractors interested in building a solar array west of the Kendall County Courthouse. The State of Illinois is giving grants to counties and municipalities that move toward solar power, and a third …

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