Solar Power

solar energy imageWelcome to the Village of Westmont Solar Power informational landing page. This page features links to helpful resources regarding solar power including: general information regarding solar power, specific information as it relates to Village of Westmont code pertaining to solar power for residential and commercial purposes, resources for finding solar power contractors, and links regarding consumer protection as it relates to solar power projects.

SOLAR POWER INFORMATION RESOURCES


ComEd 

Commonwealth Edison has created a helpful step-by-step reference webpage for people who are interested in learning more about the possibility of using solar power.  Check out their Getting Started With Solar resource.  ComEd also has a helpful resource guide that assists citizens with finding a qualified solar power contractor.  Additionally, ComEd has created a webpage that conveniently lists information regarding solar power financial incentives and tax credits.

SCARCE

The SCARCE organization is a great resource for all environmental topics including solar power. Their solar power webpage provides basic information regarding the benefits of solar power as well as a sign-up form to obtain further information including a solar power assessment for homes and businesses.  Visit the SCARCE.ORG website for more information.

METROPOLITAN MAYORS CAUCUS

The Metropolitan Mayors Caucus is a membership organization of the Chicago region’s 275 cities, towns and villages. Founded in 1997, the MMC provides a platform for area municipalities to collaborate on public policy issues as well as focus on environmental and sustainability concerns. The MMC has published several helpful resources regarding solar power. For more information, visit the MMC website and search Solar Power.

FTC CONSUMER PROTECTION INFORMATION

Citizens who explore the possibility of utilizing solar power may be interested in learning more about consumer protection as it relates to these types of projects.  The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has developed a consumer protection webpage that will help people as they research and implement their solar power projects.

VILLAGE OF WESTMONT CODE
PERTAINING TO RESIDENTIAL AND
COMMERCIAL USE OF SOLAR POWER

The Village of Westmont Community Development Department has created a SOLAR SPECIFICATIONS, REQUIREMENTS and GUIDELINES document that outlines Westmont code-related information as it pertains to installing and implementing solar power for residential and commercial properties.

For more information regarding development projects utilizing solar power in Westmont, please contact the Westmont Community Development Department via their email.