The program virtually educated more than 521 residents about the benefits of solar and has commitments to install 80 solar arrays, 45 of those in Cook County.
After exceeding last year’s goals with more than 120 properties committed to installing solar, the Solarize Chicagoland program kicks off this week for residents in Cook County.
Accumulating snowfall is expected for the Monday morning commute.
Group buy program to make solar energy more affordable
Cook County will turn off its non-essential lights March 30 to commemorate Earth Hour and call attention to climate change.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced Cook County and the Forest Preserves of Cook County are stepping up the fight against climate change.
Cook County saved nearly $8.6 million and significantly decreased energy use in the first two years of implementing energy efficiency improvements by using guaranteed energy savings performance contracts.