What’s In It For Me? The Power of Residential Energy Choices

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/16/2014
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Location
Great Cities Institute, CUPPA Hall, Suite 400

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Interested in installing solar in your home, but think it’s too expensive? Have you ever thought about ways to reduce your home electricity bill? What do new energy technologies mean for the future job market? Learn how Chicagoland residents have the power to help eliminatetheir dependence on fossil fuels and protect their environment, allthe while reducing their energy costs! Industry experts will talk about their current initiatives, but will also open the floor for some interactive Q&A!

Participants:

The UIC Energy Initiative: Energy Initiative at UIC, programming curriculums, article writing, organizing the Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE)

UIC Great Cities Institute: Host and promoter

Elevate Energy: Smart metering, energy efficiency, increasing home values, reducing carbon emissions

Solar Chicago: solar electricity for homeowners, Juhl Renewable Energy Systems and Microgrid Solar, 25% discount off the average price of going solar when homeowners group together

Citizens Utility Board (CUB Energy Saver): CUB Energy Saver program, competition to help residents save energy in their home

WindFree, Wind & Solar Energy Design: Wind energy

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