- Freeport murder suspect Damon Dixson taken into custody in Rockford
- Local gas station employee arrested for selling liquor to minor
- Renewable Fuel Standard delay ‘a mixed blessing,’ Bustos says
- Rockford delegation presents inaugural ‘Rockford Award’ to Norwegian Air
- Education in Illinois making slow progress, according to report
- Illinois GOP Congressional delegation: Obama’s immigration plan undermines rule of law
- Suspect, 17, charged in Halloween hit-and-run in Roscoe
- Saint Anthony College of Nursing president to retire
- Man found guilty in deadly August 2013 crash at Mulford and Garrett Lane
- ‘The Price is Right Live!’ at Coronado March 1; tickets on sale Nov. 21
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