Sustainability • Energy

Initiatives / Programs

Support the expansion of the smart grid in Illinois through education and training

Engage and educate key audiences and stakeholders from across the state in the rapidly expanding smart grid sector.

IGEN Programs


Support the expansion of solar market in Illinois

Increase kilowatts of solar energy generated on Illinois community college campuses and within their local communities—helping to move the state closer to its goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025.

IGEN Programs


Provide renewable energy education and training to multiple audiences across the state

Increase the understanding and opportunity for renewable energy in the state of Illinois.

IGEN Programs


Establish a baseline of energy use by Illinois community colleges

Conduct a comprehensive analysis of Illinois community colleges’ energy commodity purchasing, energy consumption/use management, and the potential for renewable energy asset development.

IGEN Programs


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