Saturday, September 28
10 am – 4 pm
Explore the latest in renewable energy with our guest experts in the field! Enjoy the whole day or come to whatever sessions pique your interest.
10:00 – 10:50 am | Energy Efficiency & the Path to Zero Energy Homes & Buildings
Jump start the effectiveness of your renewable energy sources by making your home or building as energy efficient as possible! Learn tips for lowering overall energy consumption and allowing renewables to offset a large percentage – if not all – of your building’s energy consumption.
11:00 am – 12:00 pm | The Solar Panel
New to solar? Familiar with the concept but curious about current advances or how to take advantage of Federal and State incentives for going solar? Our panelists have a wide variety of experiences working with solar. Bring your questions!
12:30 – 1:30 pm | Training and Jobs in Renewable Energy
Get the latest scoop on the renewable energy jobs scene and training programs that can prepare you for a career in green energy. Learn from the people who’ve been through it themselves and are passionate about what they do!
1:45 – 3:00 pm | Listen, Lead, Share: The Clean Energy Jobs Act
As part of the Clean Jobs Coalition, Faith in Place and Citizens Utility Board will host this community conversation exploring how we advance clean jobs and clean energy in Illinois. Together, we can build a clean economy for our neighbors and future generations.
3:10 – 4:00 pm | Solar for All: Community Solar and Environmental Justice
Solar power is not an option only available to the elite. Learn about Solar for All, a program that provides greater access to the clean energy economy for communities and non-profits through incentives that help make solar installations more affordable and result in measurable savings.
Water, coffee, and tea available. Please bring a reusable bottle.
Lunch available for purchase (vegetarian option available). You are also welcome to bring a sack lunch.
Faith in Place: The Illinois Affiliate of Interfaith Power & Light
Citizens Utility Board
EverGreen Home Energy Partners
Trajectory Energy Partners
HOI Sierra Club