JANUARY 2, 2010- DAILY HERALD:
Dundee-Crown High School Mulls Wind Turbine
Starting next year, instead of just reading about wind energy in a textbook, students at Dundee-Crown High School may be able to witness it firsthand.
The Carpentersville school is considering installing a small wind turbine on its campus as an educational tool for electricity students, teacher Nick Linden said.
"To have the wind turbine, it's just another way for the students to see something in action," Linden said. While the state requires Linden to teach renewable energy, he said students "need something tangible, something physical." Read the full story...
OCTOBER 22, 2009 - ILLINOIS WIND POWER NEWS:
Monarch Renewable Energy Enters Illinois Market for Small Wind
PRESS RELEASE -- Monarch Renewable Energy LLC unveiled its demonstration wind turbine in suburban Campton Hills last month, the company's first official step into the Illinois market for small wind generators.
An affiliate of successful commercial construction group Monarch Design and Construction, LLC, Monarch Renewable Energy, LLC is an Illinois-based authorized dealer and installer for the Skystream 3.7 grid-connected wind turbine, GreenSwitch energy management system and a continuously expanding product line aimed at assisting individual consumers in reducing their dependence on traditional utility companies--and fossil-fuel based energy--for the decades to come. Read the full story...
OCTOBER 2009 - KANE COUNTY FARMER:
A New Spin On Wind Energy
Homeowners and small businesses in Kane County may soon have a new option for producing their own electricity – wind power. Monarch Renewable Energy of Elgin recently unveiled a demonstration model of its Skystream wind turbine at... Read the full story...
SEPTEMBER 11, 2009 - DAILY HERALD:
Campton Hills Unveils Wind Turbine
What do cows think about when they look at wind turbines?
That became a question for animal behaviorists Thursday, when Elgin-based Monarch Renewable Energy unveiled a new wind turbine in Campton Hills.
As cows paced around a nearby pen, Village President Patsy Smith clipped the ribbon on a small, residential wind turbine whirring quietly on Casey Panichi's property - the site of Campton Hills' second turbine.
The turbine was the first installed by Monarch Renewable Energy, a sister company to Elgin developer Monarch Design and Construction. Monarch hopes to market the small turbines to residential and business customers in the rural periphery of the Chicago suburbs.
"Residential wind power is an old idea. Now, it's an emergent technology," said Monarch co-owner Scott Crompton. "It's green, it's good and it works." Read the full story...
MONARCH RENEWABLE ENERGY, LLC TAKES WIND POWER MAINSTREAM, INTRODUCES GREEN ENERGY PRODUCTS AND SERVICES FOR NORTHERN ILLINOIS CONSUMERS
Elgin, IL (September 10, 2009)—Monarch Renewable Energy, LLC (Monarch) unveiled its demonstration wind turbine in suburban Campton Hills today, and took the opportunity to address this gathering on the timeliness of renewable energy and importance of fostering cooperation between renewable energy proponents and local officials for the sake of consumers ready to go green.
“Green has definitely become a hot topic stretching way beyond its historical reference to money,” noted Monarch Renewable Energy Owner Scott Crompton. “There’s a lot of talk about carbon footprints, global warming and everyone’s struggle to deal with the rising cost of energy. With these issues at the forefront, our team is committed to making available better energy sources and cost control options for the small business and residential mainstream consumer.”
Monarch Renewable Energy, LLC
1752 Capital Street, Suite 300
Elgin, IL 60124