News, analysis and market growth forecasts for the Illinois electrical market.


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Connexion to Hold 2nd Annual Safety Training Event and Product Expo on Sept. 28

Aug. 21, 2017
Connexion will be providing an informational presentation on Silica Dust hazards, as well as the product solutions available to meet OSHA’s standards. Manufacturer representatives...
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Standard Electric Continues Growth in Chicago Area

Aug. 18, 2017
The new location in Roselle, IL, gives Standard more warehouse and office space.
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Ameresco and Silver Spring Networks will replace approximately 85% of the Chicago’s existing street lights with smart LEDs.

Ameresco and Silver Spring Networks Win Bid to Replace 250,000 Chicago Street Lights

Aug. 15, 2017
The new LED street lights are expected to consume between 50% to 75% less electricity than the City’s existing lighting infrastructure.
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Light Efficient Design Among Crain's Fast Fifty

July 7, 2017
For the third year running the Chicago-based lighting manufacturer earns a spot of the list of fast-growing companies.

Obituary: Dennis McDonald, Owner of Chicago’s McDonald Associates Rep Firm and Leader of NEMRA

April 11, 2017
NEMRA lost one of its best-known leaders this past Sunday with the news that Dennis Patrick McDonald, died on April 9 at his Chicago area home after a long courageous battle with...