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The YWCA McLean County has saved about $14,000 in the 10 months since installing its 123-kilowatt solar panel.

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The Ecology Action Center is bringing back a program that will make it easier (and cheaper) to convert your home or business to solar power.

Susan Montoya Bryan / AP

The Zoning Board of Appeals has unanimously endorsed plans to bring the first three solar projects to McLean County.

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This week in central Illinois, we’ve seen three straight days of snow, gloomy skies, and temperatures in the single digits. Doesn’t exactly sound like a perfect spot for a bunch of new solar farms, does it?