31 Jul '18, 3pm

[email protected] launches new efforts to help educate Illinoisans on #solar.

The Illinois Solar Energy Association (ISEA) has launched new educational tools to promote the public’s understanding of community solar projects being developed across the state. ISEA’s new tools include a website, SolarFarmTour.org , which provides a closeup look at an operating Illinois solar farm and an FAQ resource and fact sheet covering topics such as economic impacts, solar farm decommissioning and property values. The tools are new resources in ISEA’s ongoing effort to educate the public, elected officials and members of the media on solar energy, the group says. “There is a groundswell of interest in community solar across Illinois, and we’re working to help the people understand what these projects look like, how they work and how they benefit the public,” explains Lesley McCain, ISEA’s executive director. “While the solar industry works to bring new jobs and cl...

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