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Julie Wernau
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Sick of charging your cell phone constantly? So are scientists...
CHAMPAIGN — The national battery research hub at Argonne National Laboratory kicked off a roadshow last week to share what it has learned so far in its quest to build a better battery.
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The City of Chicago is expected to announce Wednesday that it will offer rooftop solar panel installations through the summer at 25 percent below market rates through a partnership with non-profit Vote Solar.
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What happens when our water needs compete with our beer needs?
— It can take up to 20 gallons of water to make a single pint of beer and, with water in scarce supply, more than one-quarter of beverage production is in jeopardy.
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Four thousand feet below central Illinois, Peoples Gas is pumping natural gas into a vast underground sandstone formation, stockpiling supply for another Chicago winter.
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Are you paying for someone's bonus in your electricity bill?
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has accused Commonwealth Edison of asking its customers to foot the bill for $87.9 million in employee bonuses—a practice she said is illegal.
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  • Chicago Tribune
    Energy and green tech reporter, 2009 - present
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Business reporter covering energy and green technology.
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New England transplant stuck in a coal mine.
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2011 Livingston Awards for Young Journalists finalist
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