Find out how you can shine with solar energy

Featuring Jay Futterman, a solar ambassador from the Illinois Solar Education Association-Watch the video of the presentation:

  • How solar energy works in Illinois
  • The benefits and challenges of residential solar energy
  • The upfront costs and long-terms savings, including current financial incentives in Illinois
  • Considerations for properties with shade
  • Resources for finding reputable installers
  • Alternatives like leasing and community solar

Illinois Shines (state run website with community solar opportunities):

Illinois Shines consumer complaint database:

Illinois Solar For All (state run website on income qualified solar opportunities):

Solar in the Community (run by CUB):

ComEd energy efficiency programs:

Nicor energy efficiency programs:

Dept of Energy information on home energy audits:

CUB Hotline: 1-800-669-5556 (M-F, 9-4)