City of Evanston - Green Power Purchase (Illinois)

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Rules Regulations Policies Program

Place Illinois

Name City of Evanston - Green Power Purchase
Incentive Type Green Power Purchasing
Applicable Sector Local Government
Eligible Technologies Wind
Active Incentive No

Implementing Sector Local
Energy Category Renewable Energy Incentive Programs

Percent Renewables 20%

Source Wind

Date added to DSIRE 2007-02-15
Last DSIRE Review 2009-02-06

References DSIRE[1]


In February 2007, the City of Evanston signed a 17-month contract to purchase renewable-energy credits (RECs) from Constellation Energy for 5.5 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity. The RECs purchased are derived from electricity generated by wind turbines. The city has issued a Climate Change Action Plan to chart a path towards reducing its greenhouse gas emissions by 7% from 1990 levels by the year 2012.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name City Manager
Department City of Evanston

Address 2100 Ridge Ave.

Place Evanston, Illinois
Zip/Postal Code 60201
Phone (847) 866-2936


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"