Chicago Local Section

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The Chicago Section is the first local section organized by locals and approved by the AIChE and is one of the largest within the Institute with progrmas from September to May.

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Welcome to the New AIChE Chicago Site!

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Today we have begun to transition our website over to a new WordPress based design so please bear with us as we move and re-organize our content. If there is anything you are having difficulty in finding the old site is still available here for the time being.

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AIChE Chicago May 2016 Meeting

Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 5:30pm CDT
Posted by Azita Ahmadzadeh
Renewable Energy Portfolios- - what are they? Most utilities address sustainability and the promotion of green technologies though meeting the requirements of state Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS). Presently, 29 states plus the District of Columbia have an RPS. These standards require utilities supplying electricity to retail customers in the state to achieve a certain percentage of their supply in renewable energy. Utilities can meet the obligation through developing their own renewable facilities or purchasing renewable energy. In either case, the obligation is met through retiring Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), which are tradable commodities that represent the renewable energy created from a facility’s electrical production. This presentation discusses RPS programs in the United States, the regulatory and transactional framework for RECs and the various REC markets.Read more

AIChE Chicago April 2016 Meeting and Poster Competition

Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 5:30pm CDT
Posted by Janet Werner Join us for the AIChE Chicago April 2016 Meeting at UIC in Chicago! Dr. Syed Tariq will present on “An Overview of U.S. Natural Gas Production from: Unconvential Shale Resources.” This meeting is also the annual student poster competition, and volunteer judges are...Read more

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