605 – Viable Options for Installing Solar on Your Facility
Terrence Black, VP Solar Development, Eco Solar; Chris Lindgren, Superintendent of Parks & Planning, Park District of Oak Park
The presentation will include a general overview of solar, how it works, and provide an example of a typical installation. We will also discuss the following topics in detail: environmental and financial incentives available for owning a solar system; SRECS, what they are and how they offset costs; funding options for solar systems; No Cost Option - Realgy /Eco Solar case studies featuring Park District of Oak Park, Highland Park Park District, and Skokie Park District; qualifications, key points and the process for No Cost Option; and the history of the program, the principals, and more examples of installed systems.
Learning Outcomes: Participants will be able to:
- Understand the basics of solar technology and the requirements for installing solar on their facilities.
- Have a clearer understanding of the funding options for solar systems available to their park district.