Spring is officially here, which means the Illinois Solar for All program will soon be here as well! We are excited that you have been interested in keeping up with the program while we get ready for launch this spring. Read on for important program updates and ways you can get involved.
Project Selection Session
The Program Administrator has scheduled a Project Selection session to introduce stakeholders to the Project Selection process being developed for the Illinois Solar for All program. The session will walk participants through the characteristics that contribute to the selection of a project and can be attended via webinar or in-person.
Register for the session here.
The session will also provide an additional opportunity for feedback. Written comments will be accepted to comments@IllinoisSFA.com no later than Monday, April 15, 2019 at 12:00 PM CDT.
Quality Assurance and Inspections Processes Session
The Program Administrator has posted the Quality Assurance and Inspection Processes presentation and video from the session held on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Materials are available for review and can now be downloaded.
Grassroots Education Updates
Proposals for the first round of Grassroots Education funding were due on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Thank you to all the organizations who submitted proposals! We have begun the review process and plan to notify selected organizations in mid-April with a view toward executing contracts and then kicking off campaigns in late May. Interested in submitting a proposal next time? We will share information on new funding cycles in the coming months. For questions, please email grassroots@IllinoisSFA.com.
Attention contractors, solar installers, and developers! Are you looking to hire FEJA trainees for your upcoming Illinois Solar for All projects? RSVP today to a FEJA Clean Energy Hiring Event in Chicago, IL on Friday, April 5 or in Marion, IL on Friday, May 10. For more information, contact Lace Bolling at Elevate Energy at Lace.Bolling@ElevateEnergy.org.
We’re happy to offer this Resource Guide for Residential Buildings and Non-Profit Facilities participating in Illinois Solar for All. In it you’ll find information on programs and services to improve building energy performance and affordability as well as tenant comfort, health, and safety, such as energy efficiency, bill payment, health and safety, and building improvement programs.