Future Power

Future Power interactive in exhibit

As a power engineer, choose power sources for Chicago from a mix of energy options. As the simulation progresses into the future, Chicago’s goals for reducing greenhouse gases will ramp up, while new technologies become available to help provide cleaner energy. Can you find the right balance?

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Powering the Future

Discover emerging technologies that are answering the big questions of how we power our lives, and learn more about the different energy sources used in Future Energy Chicago's simulation.

The electrical grid is a giant, complex machine, connecting energy sources to energy users nationwide. See the mind-boggling paths power takes to reach you.

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