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Sam Bluemer
Energy & Conservation Specialist
Resource, Recovery, and Energy Division
Will County Land Use Dept.
58 E. Clinton St., Suite 100
Joliet, IL 60432
sbluemer@willcountygreen.com
Office: 815-774-7893
Fax: 815-722-3410

Joliet IKEA Warehouse Boasts Largest Solar Rooftop in Illinois

Joliet IKEA Warehouse Boasts Largest Solar Rooftop in Illinois

IKEA is installing a massive 2.9MW solar array atop its new Joliet warehouse: the largest rooftop solar array in the state of Illinois to date. A whopping 9,000 modules will produce an estimated 3.4 million kilowatt-hours of energy per year, reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 2,400 tons annually!

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Will County Becomes first SolSmart Designated Community in State of Illinois!

Will County Becomes first SolSmart Designated Community in State of Illinois!

In June, Will County became the first SolSmart designated community in the State of Illinois. SolSmart is a national designation and technical assistance program that recognizes leading solar communities and empowers additional communities to expand their local solar markets.

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Will County recognized as a solar-leading community by The International City/County Management Association

Will County recognized as a solar-leading community by The International City/County Management Association

The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) has recognized Will County as a solar-leading community in the 2017 SolSmart Program. The program is a component of the larger SunShot Initiative, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, a national effort to drive down the cost of solar electricity and support solar adoption.

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