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- Man faces charges following attempted armed robbery
- Discovery Center experiences record public attendance
- Pet Talk: Probiotics for your pets
- Illinois home prices climb 3.7 percent in December
- Supreme Court and gay marriage — U of I expert weighs in
- More than 6,100 residents of Winnebago County enrolled in Marketplace
- First large U.S. delegation to visit Cuba since opening of relations
- Merger complete for Illinois Bank & Trust, Galena State Bank
- Crusader welcomes Dr. Maria Lozano Vazquez
Solar demonstration project grant awarded to Allegro Academy
Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation has announced that a 1kW Solar Panel array will be erected on the campus of Allegro Academy this summer. This technology will provide electricity into the ComEd Rockford grid for year-round use and allow young children to examine the solar panels as they perform.
This $8k grant will enable Allegro Academy to create an environmentally-friendly, renewable, electricity-generating resource for the campus.
These photovoltaic (PV) panels are manufactured in Rockford by Wanxiang America Corporation. They will be installed atop the school roof and conveniently accessed by staircase for student inspection.
Allegro Academy is a non-denominational Christian elementary/middle school at 6413 Forest Hills Road in Rockford. It offers a fine arts program fully integrated with academics to all students. The school serves students aged 4 through grade 8 living throughout the stateline area. Allegro Academy does not discriminate based on age, race, sex, religion or economic status.
From the May 25-31, 2011 issue