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Growing Diversity in Illinois Solar Projects (Elevate Energy)

Learn how diverse businesses can benefit from the clean energy economy! New state legislation called the Future Energy Jobs Act has created new Illinois solar programs to include those who have traditionally been left behind. We want to ensure a diverse local workforce has access to these opportunities.

Who should attend?

  • Minority-/women-/veteran-owned business

  • Contractors, electricians, or technicians interested in solar

  • Solar job trainees

  • Developers

This event will be held in two locations - please RSVP for only one of the following:

1805 S. Loomis Street, Chicago IL 60608

  • Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

  • Lozano Branch Chicago Public Library

  • 3:00 – 5:00 pm

9525 S. Halsted Street, Chicago IL 60628

  • Thursday, May 9th, 2019

  • Woodson Regional Chicago Public Library

  • 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Why attend?

Learn about solar project opportunities and talk to professionals who can guide you through the new Illinois solar programs. The event will cover:

  • Legislation and Program Overview

  • Solar Workforce Opportunities

  • Next Steps and Future Events

  • Networking