Event April 21, 2017

The Event was a Great Success with 80 very active participants


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Doug Scott

McHenry County


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Northern Illinois Energy Efficiency Workshop

Friday April 21, 2017

8:00 AM -12:00 Noon

IBEW Local 364 Hall

6820 Mill Road Rockford Il  61108

Introduction: (8:00 AM-8:15 AM)

 Keynote:  (8:15 AM-8:45 AM)

Doug Scott– Vice President “Great Plains Institute “(Former Mayor of Rockford and Chair of ICC)

Great Plains Institute

Why Energy Efficiency makes our companies more competitive thru fast paybacks, builds our local economy thru more and better jobs, and creates more resilient networks

Though saving money is always a priority new opportunities are presenting themselves thru the recently passed energy legislation.

Please attend and find out where you might get information and help to take advantage of current and Future Programs

Illinois Utilities now have Accelerated Energy Efficiency Targets

Beginning in 2018, Com Ed will achieve 7.8% cumulative persisting annual electric savings. This number ramps up every year through 2030, at the end of which Com Ed will achieve 21.5% cumulative persisting annual savings.  This doubles rate payer funded programs to $ 354 Million of incentives in 2018 and grows from there.

 Illinois is forecasted to be in the top 5 states in regard to Energy Efficiency

Panel and Presentations (9:00 AM-10:30 AM)

Energy Efficiency Success Case Studies

Manufacturing — Specialty Screw

Hospital Campus— MercyRockford Health System

Government— McHenry County, Illinois Governors Sustainability Award 2016

Program Presentations (10:45 AM -11:45 AM)

Commonwealth Edison

Nicor Gas

Energy Advisor Program (Using your Meter Data to Save Money)

Wrap Up:  (11:45-12:00 Noon) It is estimated that the additional annual regional impact will be more than $ 20 MM  funding for leveraging projects.

Discussion about Economic Development and Accelerating Competitiveness.

Getting our Fair share for the Region.  You paid for it, let’s use it!

Call for Ideas Fast Tracking: “Action -Ready Opportunities” Industrial, Commercial, and Public Sectors.


**Alpha Controls & Services ** Ballard Engineering **Commonwealth Edison  IBEW Local 364** Northern Illinois Building & Construction Unions Trades***USGB-Rockford**