Friday, October 17, 2014

Sun-Powered Church A Host Site For Illinois Solar Tour

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Elgin will host an open houses on Oct. 4 as part of the Illinois Solar Tour.
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Elgin will be one of more than 60 sites in the state that will be holding open houses on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for people to learn what it is like to live powered by the sun.

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Elgin, 39W830 Highland Avenue, is recognized as a clean energy leader for their participation on the 2014 Illinois Solar Tour.

The Illinois Solar Tour is a free, self-guided, statewide open house that demonstrates how Illinois homes and businesses are using solar, wind, and geothermal to become energy independent.

Illinois home and business owners with renewable energy installations will be providing tours on Oct. 4. Tour hosts will answer questions on how you can harness the power of the sun and wind to fuel your home and business.

This event is coordinated nationally by the nonprofit American Solar Energy Society in collaboration with dozens of outstanding partner organizations. Attending the tour will allow communities across the country the opportunity to see new and innovative technologies locally that will benefit the environment on a global level.

The tour will be followed by an after party from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at Emmett’s Ale House in Palatine including a 2014 Tesla ModelS raffle drawing.

To register for these free events, visit

Established in 1975 The Illinois Solar Energy Association (ISEA) is a non-profit organization that promotes the widespread application of renewable energy through education and advocacy. As the Illinois chapter of the American Solar Energy Society, ISEA is the local resource for educational classes, events, renewable energy related policy developments, local news and access to local renewable energy vendors. For more information,


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