Green Power

Green Power

Thousands of people enjoy the amenities of the Naperville Park District’s Fort Hill Activity Center, which opened in 2016. One of the many energy-saving features incorporated into the design is an array of 117 solar panels that are installed on the roof. This system can produce approximately 40,000 kWh of energy annually, which is enough energy to power 130 LED light fixtures in the Activity Center for one year. The project was funded in part by the City of Naperville’s Renewable Energy Grant Program.

Bright Lights

Bright Lights

The Naperville Park District’s Nike Sports Complex has playing fields and areas for various sports, including baseball, softball, volleyball and tennis. As part of its sustainability initiatives, in 2014, the Park District installed 45 solar panels on the south-facing roof of the Book Pavilion. The panels convert sunlight to energy to power the lights at the park. The project was funded in part by the City of Naperville’s Renewable Energy Grant Program.

Powering Our Community for the Future

New Thermostat Rebate Program

The City of Naperville's Electric Utility is now offering a one-time $50 rebate for residential utility customers, both homeowners and renters, when they buy and install any smart thermostat, beginning with units purchased on or after May 1, 2018. Visit www.naperville.il.us/thermostatrebate for more information.

Naperville's Electric Utility understands that to power our world for future generations, we must make environmentally friendly decisions today. Our customers have the opportunity to make electricity-saving choices in their homes and businesses as well as bring clean energy to Illinois' power grid.  

The City of Naperville is committed to improving solar market conditions, making it faster, easier and more affordable for our residents and businesses to install solar energy systems.  

We formally support the following high-level energy goals and will to work to achieve them both in our own communities and collaboration throughout the region:

  • Advance renewable energy
  • Enact policies that support clean energy
  • Engage the community in clean energy practices

In order to measure progress along the way, we will track key metrics related to solar energy deployment, such as the number and location of solar installations and their capacity.

Did you know?

Naperville's Renewable Energy Program was ranked in the

Top 10 green power participation rate
by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.

Energy Calculator

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Solar Panel Guidelines

Thinking about installing solar panels? Here's more information about the process.

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Load Factor Calculator

Businesses can evaluate their load factor and make changes that could potentially save them money.

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