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Illinois Solar Tour at Austin Gardens


Oak Park, ILLINOIS -- Explore solar in the Austin Gardens Environmental Education Center! The Illinois Solar Energy Association is excited to host the 10th annual Illinois Solar Tour on Saturday, October 1. As a part of the National Solar Tour, over 100 solar-savvy home and business owners throughout the state will open their doors to show off their solar! This FREE open house event allows attendees to view real-life examples of how their neighbors are harnessing the sun’s energy to generate power, heat, and slash monthly utility bills.

This self-guided tour has attracted more than a thousand people across Illinois in recent years. The tour affords participants a direct perspective on the costs, processes, as well as the economic and environmental benefits of going solar.

You are invited to visit the Austin Gardens Environmental Education Center located at 167 Forest Avenue in Oak Park, IL, on Saturday, October 1st from 10am to 3pm. It is FREE and open to the public.

Visit the Tour’s website to find other sites to explore near you at

About the Illinois Solar Energy Association (ISEA)

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.


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