Public Sector

Windfree has a very long history of working with public sectors, including the installation of solar panels on the Governor’s Mansion in Illinois. The Windfree team has experience writing and winning grants and other incentives to ensure strong financial returns. Our team also works to properly promote the project and educate stakeholders through press releases, workshops, and other various events.

 

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Lake County Fair Grounds

 

This 25,300 watt roof-mounted solar project was built at the Lake County Fair Grounds. It was designed to become part of the attractions at the fair grounds, which attracts thousands of visitors every year.

 

Solar System Size: 25.3 kW

Annual Energy Production: 33,650 kWh

Annual Co2 Reduction: 23 Tons

ICECF Schools

 

Many schools take advantage of a school solar programs by leveraging incredible incentives to offset the majority of costs. These projects offset energy consumption while engaging the community, providing an educational opportunity, and showing leadership.

 

Solar System Size: 1 kW

Annual Energy Production: 1,300 kWh

Annual Co2 Reduction: 0.9 Tons

Annual Cost Savings: $160

Planting Trees per Year: 37 Trees

Frankfort Park District

 

In an effort to reduce its footprint and improve air quality, many municipalities are looking to install renewable energy. Frankfort Park District installed a solar array on one of its facilities, which is an integral part of the community.

 

Solar System Size: 15.9 kW

Annual Energy Production: 21,000 kWh

Annual Co2 Reduction: 14.5 Tons

Annual Cost Savings: $2,500

Planting Trees per Year: 580 Trees

 

McHenry Community College,

Crystal Lake, IL

 

The 91,000 watt ground mount project was built at the Shah Center in Crystal Lake, IL. The project was designed to become part of the curriculum, provide training on installation, equipment, and servicing, as well as provide electricity for the building.

 

Solar System Size: 91 kW

Annual Energy Production: 121,000 kWh

Annual Cost Savings: $14,700.00

Annual CO2 Reduction: 83 Tons

Planting Trees per Year 3000 Trees

 

IGo Solar Charging Station

 

These four solar canopies built for IGo throughout the city of Chicago, feature several unique elements including solar, energy storage, electric vehicle charge stations, and electric vehicle car sharing. This is a very unique project that has been featured in several magazine articles and has been a part of green tours in Chicago.

 

Solar System Size: 70 kW

Annual Energy Production: 87,500 kWh

Annual Co2 Reduction: 96 Tons

 

Governor's Executive Mansion

Springfield, IL

 

Windfree developed and installed a solar PV system, an electric vehicle charging station, and retrofitted lighting with LED bulbs at the Executive Mansion in Springfield as part of the Governor's Sustainability initiative in Illinois.

 

Solar System Size: 70 kW

Annual Energy Production: 87,500 kWh

Annual Co2 Reduction: 96 Tons

 

Sonia Shankman Orthogenic School

Chicago, IL

 

 

 

Solar System Size: 20 kW

Annual Energy Production: 25,400 kWh

Annual Cost Savings: $3,058

Annual CO2 Reduction: 18 Tons

 

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