Here comes the sun, at a discount!

Barrows 50percentSolar Chicago is a new, community-wide group solar discount program offered by the City of Chicago, the World Wildlife Fund and Vote Solar, a non-profit organization working to bring solar energy into the mainstream. This initiative is available to Oak Park and other Cook County residents.  Through this program the contractor will offer residential solar to the program's participants starting at $3.49 per-watt — more than a 25% discount off average market installation costs. Please join us for an informational workshop on the Solar Chicago Discount Solar Program on Thursday, August 21, 2014, 7:00-8:30pm, at the Oak Park Main Library, 834 Lake Street, Oak Park, to learn more about the program.   There will be opportunities learn more about how the program works and to ask questions.

This program is intended to help homeowners pool their buying power to secure significant discounts that make installing solar more affordable than ever. Solar Chicago simplifies the process of researching and choosing a solar provider, making it easy for you to save money and produce clean, renewable energy.  Oak Park and Chicago are part of the core program area that will receive a guaranteed base installed price of $3.49 /w.  Installations outside the core program area but within Cook County will receive a base installed price of $3.59 /w.

See the web site for more information.After vetting several solar companies, a community evaluation committee has selected the team of Juhl Renewable Energy Systems and Microgrid Solar as Solar Chicago's installation partner.

The program will only available through September 30, 2014. Now is a good time to explore solar power for your home!  You can register to receive a no cost / no obligation proposal through Solar Chicago. The contractor will schedule free site evaluation and provide you with a proposal specific to your home.

Please help spread the word about Solar Chicago to your co-workers, friends, family and neighbors.  Solar Chicago Information Session Flyer.

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Information excerpted from SolarChicago web site