By the year 2025, Illinois utility companies will be required to supply at least a quarter of their power from renewable energy sources. One company has already started building wind turbines that will help provide that clean energy. As part of Chicago Matters: Growing Forward
, Joel Link of Invenergy
gave us a tour of one of his companyâ€™s wind farms. The Grand Ridge Wind Energy Center is located about sixty miles south of Chicago in LaSalle County. Itâ€™s strategically placed right next door to the Lasalle Generating Station, a nuclear power plant.
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