Local Government Education Webinar: Municipal approaches to Solar Energy (Part I) - U of I Extension

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Local Government Education Webinar: Municipal approaches to Solar Energy (Part I)

This article was originally published on August 3, 2018 and expired on September 13, 2018. It is provided here for archival purposes and may contain dated information.

URBANA, Ill. - University of Illinois Extension Community and Economic Development will air a live webinar on the Municipal approaches to Solar Energy (Part I) on September 13, 2018, from Noon – 1:00 p.m. Scott Tess, Environmental Sustainability Manager for the City of Urbana, will share strategies and experiences to make your municipality an easy, fast, and cheap place for solar energy installations for both public and private sector properties.  Scott will discuss the SolSmart best practices and recognition program, municipal solar procurement, public bulk purchase programming, and leasing underutilized property for solar.

Scott R. Tess is the Environmental Sustainability Manager for the City of Urbana, IL. He supervises the Recycling and Environmental Compliance programs and is responsible for working with the Sustainability Advisory Commission to implement the City’s Climate Action Plan and Sustainable Water Management Plan. Scott earned his B.S. in Environmental Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his Masters of Planning from Rollins College.

There is no cost to attend the webinar; however, REGISTRATION required. Register online or contact Nancy Ouedraogo at esarey@illinois.edu more information.

Source: Nancy Ouedraogo, Extension Specialist, Community Economic Development, esarey@illinois.edu

Pull date: September 13, 2018