The Daily Illini

UI aims to become carbon-neutral by 2050

By Vivienne Henning

October 20, 2015

Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson informed the campus community of the University’s commitment to the 2015 Illinois Climate Action Plan, iCAP, in a University Massmail Tuesday.iCAP reaffirms the University’s goal to become carbon-neutral by 2050, with the possibility of reaching the goal early, in 2035...

UI solar farm construction almost complete

UI solar farm construction almost complete

By Aaron Navarro

September 30, 2015

Solar power will account for two percent of the University’s energy source next year.Construction on the 20.8 acre solar farm — located south of Windsor Road and west of First Street — began July 20 and the clean-energy project is expected to be completed by the end of 2015.“They are actuall...