Smart Grid Community: Village of Oak Park. Core Values: Celebrate Diversity Honor the Past Foster the Future Live Sustainably. 10 Business Districts Serving Oak Park Neighborhoods. 50% of Oak Park Housing Multi-Family. Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio.
Smart Grid Community: Village of Oak Park
Honor the Past
Foster the Future
10 Business Districts Serving Oak Park Neighborhoods
50% of Oak Park Housing Multi-Family
Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio
Home to Many Business, Science & Cultural Luminaries Including Ernest Hemingway
Common Thread – visionary leaders and involved citizenry recognized opportunity where others might have perceived threats, and enacted laws to achieve desired outcomes.
Smart Meters in all Oak Park Homes & Businesses
Car Sharing Growing
Six Locations Including First EV’s in 2012
Governor Quinn visits Oak Park at the new Geothermal Walgreens with EV Charging Station
First Gold Rated Public Works Building in State of Illinois
Opened in 2007
Savings Toward Community Energy Programs
Power Reliability #1 Municipal Concern
Awareness of Climate Change Growing
What is 350?
Opportunities to Push Energy Agenda in Public’s Best Interest
The Message From Oak Park Village Hall
Evolution or Revelation Underway
A Million Angles and Implications but Keep it Simple
The Most Powerful Grass Roots Movement in the Past 35 Years.