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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Solar in DuPage County

The Future Energy Jobs Act (Senate Bill 2814) was signed into law on December 7, 2016 and was significant as it placed emphasis on renewable development and energy efficiency in Illinois.  The Act is anticipated to result in an investment of approximately $180 million per year in funding for renewable resources, including new wind power, large-scale solar power, and rooftop and community solar. DuPage County has been working to support solar installations.  See the County's Solar Statement.

2018 Solar Energy Conference

On October 25, 2018, DuPage County, Choose DuPage and PowerForward DuPage hosted an solar energy conference.  The conference provided a broad overview of solar from an economic development viewpoint for commercial property owners. 

Solar Permitting

To obtain a permit for solar installation in unincorporated DuPage County, applicants must submit the required building permit application. Information on applying for a permit can be found under the Building Division webpage:

Residential Installation Resources

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