City of Evanston - Green Power Purchase (Illinois)
Last modified on May 23, 2011.
Rules Regulations Policies Program
|Name||City of Evanston - Green Power Purchase|
|Incentive Type||Green Power Purchasing|
|Applicable Sector||Local Government|
|Energy Category||Renewable Energy Incentive Programs|
|Date added to DSIRE||2007-02-15|
|Last DSIRE Review||2009-02-06|
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.
|Contact Name||City Manager|
|Department||City of Evanston|
|Address||2100 Ridge Ave.|
- Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.