LinksAlliance To Save Energy
The Alliance to Save Energy promotes energy efficiency worldwide to achive a healthier economy, a cleaner environment, and great energy security.
Energy efficiency is the quickest, cheapest, cleanest way to extend our world's energy supplies.
American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy
The ACEEE is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to advancing energy efficiency as a means of promoting both economic prosperity and environmental protection.
American Solar Energy Society
ASES is a national organization that provides solar energy information, sponsors events (like the annual National Tour of Solar Buildings) and conferences, distributes position papers, and publishes Solar Today Magazine. ISEA is the Illinois chapter of ASES.
American Wind Energy Association
National organization that provides wind energy information, sponsors events and conferences, and publishes position papers.
Chicago Environmental Network
The Chicagoland Environmental Network (CEN), a group of more than 300 environmental and natural resource organizations, can get you connected. Visit the CEN website to see volunteer opportunities, jobs and internships, and various Green events in the Chicagoland area. Think Global, Act Local!
Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency
DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility, and federal rebates, grants, tax credits and financial incentives that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
US Department of Energy website with information on energy efficient and renewable energy technologies, net metering programs, education and training resources and links to many related sites.
Environmental Law and Policy Center
Based in Chicago, the ELPC works to protect the in the Midwest Environment. They publish position papers and information, and organize issue-based action campaigns.
Home Power Magazine
Home Power magazine is an excellent publication for learning more details about renewal energy and sustainable living. Whether you're a do-it-yourselfer or not, off-grid or on-grid, Home Power is helps you make informed decisions about your energy use. It provides extensive product information, homeowner testimonials, buyer advice, and "how-to" instructions.
Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation
The Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation invests in clean energy development and land preservation efforts, working with communities and citizens to improve environmental quality in Illinois. The Foundation supports programs and projects that will improve energy efficiency, develop renewable energy resources and preserve and enhance natural areas and wildlife habitats throughout the state. They administer various clean energy grants and rebates.
Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity
The IL DCEO runs the various solar and renewable energy rebate and grants programs. Visit their website to learn how you can get help from the government to reduce your energy bill.
Illinois Renewable Energy Association
The IREA is non-profit organization of people interested in energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainable lifestyles and Earth friendly technology. We lovingly refer to the IREA as our Sister Organization! The IREA puts on the fabulous Illinois Renewable Energy Fair, now in it's 6th year!
Illinois Solar Energy Association (This Website)
The Illinois Solar Energy Association (ISEA) was founded in 1975 and chartered by the State of Illinois in 1979. Our goal is to provide energy education and promote the application of solar and renewable energy technologies and techniques. ISEA is the Illinois chapter of the American Solar Energy Society. We are a 501(c)3 non-profit volunteer organization with no paid staff.
We'd like you to get to know us, and we'd like to get to know you. Join us and get involved!
International Solar Energy Society
ISEA is a global organization that provides solar energy information, sponsors events and conferences, distributes position papers,
Iowa Renewable Energy Association
A non-profit organization promoting the use of renewable energy and energy conservation in Iowa's homes, farms, and schools.
Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance
The leading source and champion for advancing sound energy efficiency policies, programs and priorities. MEEA works across the Midwest to increase funding of energy efficient policies and increase awareness and adoption of programs.
Midwest Renewable Energy Association
A regional organization based in Wisconsin, providing a network for sharing ideas, resources and information to promote a sustainable future. Each year MREA conducts an internationally recognized Energy Fair in mid June. The Energy Fair includes workshops, speakers, and energy displays.
National Center on Photovoltaics
Encourages efficient use of PV resources by assisting in the implementation of the National Photovoltaics Program. Includes information on module and system development, performance measurement and reliability testing.
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
NREL is a national laboratory that does research and development of renewable fuels and electricity that advance national energy goals to change the way we power our homes, businesses, and cars.
North American Board of Certified Energy Practioners
NABCEP is a volunteer board of renewable energy stakeholder representatives. Our mission is to support, and work with the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries, professionals, and stakeholders to develop and implement quality credentialing and certification programs for practitioners.
PVWatts Grid-Tie PV System Performance Calculator
PVWATTS calculates electrical energy produced by a grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) system. Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory developed PVWATTS to permit non-experts to quickly obtain performance estimates for grid-connected PV systems within the United States and its territories.
Sandia National Laboratories - PV Division
Information on PV systems, components, projects and publications.
Solar Energy Industries Association
SEIA is the national trade association of solar energy manufacturers, dealers, distributors, contractors, installers, architects, consultants, and marketers, concerned with expanding the use of solar technologies in the global marketplace.
SEIA's membership is made up of more than 400 companies, with chapters in 22 states and a growing group of international contacts.
Solar Energy International
SEI based in Colorado, offers hands-on workshops in solar, wind and water power and natural building technologies in 17 locations. SEI also offers internet based online courses.