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Tesla Powerpacks!

We’re no strangers to green thinking or renewable energy, and this week, the latest addition to our array of eco-friendly infrastructure was installed: a cluster of Telsa Powerpacks. A sort of souped-up version of the Powerwall residential batteries announced in 2015, the Powerpacks are purpose-built to commercial and utility-grade specifications. They’re meant to endure harsh conditions—Chicago winters, for instance—while providing a reliable source of backup power for high-demand consumers.…

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Abt Installs Wind Spire at Dog Park

If you are familiar with Abt, you may already know about our great customer service, and excellent selection of appliances and electronics.  What you may not know is how Abt is continually involved in activities and installations that try to make the earth a better place to live.  Recently, we installed a Wind Spire at a dog park in Cary, IL.  The dog park was installed with various environmentally saving strategies to leave a small carbon foot…

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Abt Harnesses the Power of Wind

If you’re from the area, next time you are driving down Milwaukee Ave, take a look at our new wind turbine, developed by Windspire, right outside our building.  Constructed and erected on October 28th, the new 30 foot, vertical  turbine is designed to create clean, renewable energy for our facility. Windspire has been working with companies, schools and even government locations to provide their specially designed wind turbines as an option for cleaner…

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Behind the Bolt: Mike Abt Goes Green

“This is my religion…My goal is to get other businesses to be green,” the dedicated words spoken by Mike Abt, our Vice President, who has spearheaded the earth-friendly changes at Abt Electronics.  The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) has released a comprehensive plan to help the counties and communities of the Chicagoland area to sustain resources and prosperity through mid-century and beyond. A special “Portraits” section on CMAP’s website, profiles Mike…

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