Alternative energy references

Alternative energy references

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Alternative Energy

Checklist Categories:

1. General education sources

2. Solar & wind manufacturers, information

3. Wind/solar control electronics

4. Hydroelectric power

5. Energy-efficient appliances

6. Biofuels/fuel cells

7. Tax credit sources

8. Utilities

9. Alternative Energy Articles/Periodicals/Books/Publications

10. Funding/Grants

#1. General

Alternative Energy

Education Organizations

American Solar Energy Society

2400 Central Ave., Ste. G1

Boulder, CO 80301

Ph: 1-303-443-3120

Fax: 1-303-443-3212

web: www.ases.org

e-mail: ases@ases.org

Illinois Renewable Energy Association

Robert and Silva Vogl

Ph: 1-815-732-7332

e-mail: sonia@essex1.com

Illinois Solar Energy Association

P.O. Box 1592

Aurora, IL 60507

Ph: 1-630-420-1118

www.anet-chi.com/~isea

e-mail: cacazeus2@aol.com

Dept. of Energy

Chicago Regional Office

Ph: 1-312-353-6749

www.eren.doe.gov

Chelsea Green Publishing Co.

P.O. Box 428

White River Junction, VT 05001

Ph: 1-800-639-4099

www.chelseagreen.com

Midwest Renewable Energy Association

7558 Deer Road

Custer, WI 54423

Ph: 1-715-592-6595

Fax: 1-715-592-6596

www.the-mrea.org

e-mail: mreawfo@wi-net.com

Wisconsin Focus on Energy

101 E. Wilson St., 6th Floor

Madison, WI 53707

Ph: 1-608-264-9577

www.wifovusonenergy.com

e-mail: alex.depillis@doa.state.wi.us

Buckminster Fuller

Humanity’s Option For Success the World Game

www.bfi.org/option.htm

Consumer Federation of America Foundation

www.buyenergyefficient.org

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network

www.eren.doe.gov

Energy Star

www.energystar.gov

Environmental Law and Policy Center

www.elpc.org

Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

www.mwalliance.org

Renewable Energy Businesses Illinois

www.energy.csurceguides,com/businesses/byGeo/US/byS/IL/IL.shtml

Rocky Mountain Institute

www.rmi.org

State Energy Alternatives

www.eren.doe.gov/state_energy/mystate.cfm?state

#2. Solar

manufacturers,

Dealers and

Installers, information

Home Smart Solutions, Inc.

Solatube (Daylighting)

DeWayne Silberhorn

6914 Forest Hills Rd.

Loves Park, IL 61111

Ph: 1-815-654-1341

Fax: 1-815-654-1370

Toll Free: 877-654-1341

www.homesmartsystems.com

Advanced Energy Solutions

186 Gates Road

Pomona, IL 62975

Aur Beck

Ph: 1-800-229-0453

e-mail: tech@aesincorporated.com

www.aesincorporated.com

Bonaparte Corporation

1455 S. Michigan Ave.

Chicago, IL 60605

George Specht

Ph: 1-312-431-9750

Homestead Specialties

306 Illinois Ave.

St. Charles, IL 60174

Jim Harley

Ph: 1-630-584-8780

e-mail: grail@inil.com

www.homestead-specialties.com

Nekolux

Solar, Wind, and Water Electrical Systems

1433 West Chicago Ave.

Chicago, IL 60622

Vladimir Nekolux

Ph/Fax: 1-312-738-3776

e-mail: vladimir@nekolux.com

www.nekolux.com

North American Technologies

8754 Archer Ave.

Willow Springs, IL 60480

John O’Connor

Ph: 1-708-839-8101

M.L. Olson Enterprises

2718 South State St.

Lockport, IL 60441

Mark Olson

Ph: 1-815-838-6062

e-mail: solarrv@aol.com

Spire Solar Chicago

2041 W. Carroll Ave.

Chicago, IL 60612

Ph: 1-773-638-8700

445 N. Sacramento Blvd.

Chicago, IL 60612

Ph: 1-773-533-2151

Wilhelm Engineering

148 Sun Street

Stelle, IL 60919

Tim Wilhelm

Ph: 1-815-256-2262

Fax: 1-815-256-2285

e-mail: tjwilhelm@stelle.net

www.wilhelm-engineering.com

Windy City Electric

P.O. Box 56318

Harwood Heights, IL 60656

Tony McMahon

Ph: 1-847-867-0201

SunWize Technologies, Inc.

#1 Sun St.

Stelle, IL 60919

Ph: 1-815-258-2222

Fax: 1-815-256-2221

Toll Free: 1-800-683-4837

www.sunwize.com

www.solarconnect@besicorp.com

Tennessee Solar and Homestead

www.tnsolar.com

Solar information on Internet

Solstice is the Internet information service of the Renewable Energy Policy Project and the Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technology (REPP-CREST).

For more information on REPP-CREST, contact: Mary Kathryn Campbell, Director: Marketing and Publications, 1-202-293-2898; Fax: 1-202-293-5857

Address: 1612 K St., NW, Ste. 202, Washington, DC 20006

American wind energy.

www.awea.org/news/index.html

City of Fort Collins Wind Power Program

www.light-power.org/windpowr.htm

Enron Wind turbines

www.wind.enron.com

Guided Tour on Wind Energy

www.windpower.dk/tour/

NEG Micon

www.neg-micon.com

Wind Energy Projects in the U.S.

awea.org/projects/index.html

Wind in a Minute

www.nrel.gov/wind/windfact.html

#3. Wind/Solar Control

Electronics

ABB Automation

www.abb.com/motors&drives

Xantrex Technology, Inc.

(Trace Engineering)

5916 195th St., Northwest

Arlington, WA 98223

Ph: 1-360-435-8826

Fax: 1-360-435-2229

www.xantrex.com

www.traceengineering.com

Energy Outfitters, Ltd.

Box 1888

136 S. Redwood Hwy.

Cave Junction, OR 97523

1-800-GOSOLAR (467-6527)

www.energyoutfitters.com

Exeltech

2225 East Loop 820

North Fort Worth, TX 76118

Ph: 1-800-886-4683

Ph: 1-817-595-4969

Fax: 1-817-595-1290

www.exeltech.com

e-mail: info@exeltech.com

e-mail: sales@exeltech.com

Vanner, Inc.

Ph: 1-800-ACPOWER

www.vanner.com

e-mail: pwrsales@vanner.com

RV Power Products

1058 Monterey Vista Way

Encinitas, CA 92024

Ph: 1-800-493-7877

Ph: 1-760-944-8882

www.rvpowerproducts.com

Morningstar Corp.

1098 Washington Crossing Rd.

Washington Crossing, PA 18977

Ph: 1-215-321-4457

Fax: 1-215-321-4458

www.morningstarcorp.com

SolarAccess.com

# 4. Hydro electric power

Reiss International

Tom Reiss

P.O. Box 524

Watertown, WI 53094

1-920-261-7975

Fax: 1-920-261-8357

e-mail: tom@reissintl.com

River Dam Refitting, Owners of 20 lowhead dams across the country

Universal Electric Power

River Dam Refitting

1145 Highbrook St.

Akron, Ohio 44301

1-800-766-9398

Fax: 1330-535-7250

www.uep@neo.rr.com

Tennessee Solar and Homestead

Harris Pelton Turbines

Micro-Hydroelectric Generators

www.tnsolar.com/mhg.htm

Orbital Tool Technologies

Terry Orcholski, Pres.

6550 Revlon Dr.

Belvidere, IL 61008

1-815-547-3725

On-site repair, maintenance for large scale utilities—steam, nuclear and hydroelectric turbines.

#5. Energy-efficient appliances

Empire Comfort Systems

918 Freeburg Ave.

Belleville, IL 62222

Ph: 1-618-233-7420

1-800-851-3153

Fax: 1-618-233-7097

www.empirecomfort.com

e-mail: empire@accessus.net

Peerless-Premier Appliance Co.

119 S. 14th St., P.O. Box 387

Belleville, IL 62222

Ph: 1-618-233-0475

Fax: 1-618-235-1771

No website available

Institute of Gas Technology

1700 S. Mount Prospect Rd.

Des Plaines, IL 60018

Ph: 1-847-768-0500

Fax: 1-847-768-0501

http://www.igt.org

Len Marianowski

1-847-768-0559

Controlled Energy Corp.

340 Mad River Park

Wattsfield, VT 05673

Ph: 1-800-642-3199

Fax: 1-802-496-6924

www.ControlledEnergy.com

www.cehot.com

SunMar Corp.

600 Main St.

Tonawanda, NY 14150

Ph: 1-905-332-1314

Fax: 1-905-332-1315

www.sun-mar.com

e-mail: compost@sun-mar.com

Canada: 5035 N. Service Road C-9, C-10

Burlington, Ontario, Canada L7L 5V2

Sun-Frost AC/DC

Refrigerators/Freezers

P.O. Box 1101

Arcata, CA 95521

Ph: 1-707-822-9095

www.sunfrost.com

#6. Biofuels/fuel Cells

Alexander’s Gas & Oil Connections

A gasoline powered “fuel cell” electric engine for the automobile

www.gasandoil.com/goc/reports/rex74811.htm

NI Source, Inc.

801 E. 86th Ave.

Merrillville, IN 46410

1-202-546-4996 – Amy Sholenberger

1-219-647-6204 – Regina Biddings

www.nisource.com

Renewabe Biomass Energy Program (RBEP)

www.ott.doe.gov/rbep/techprio.html

Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Letter

www.hfcletter.com

National Hydrogen Association

www.HydrogenUS.com/

Other Fuel Cell Web Sites

http://www.ttcorp.com/fccg/fc_othr.htm

#7. Tax Credits

Dept. of Commerce & Community Affairs (DCCA)

Ph. 1-217-557-1925

www.commerce.state.il.us

e-mail: reuhrmes@commerce.state.il.us

ComEd

Ph: 1-630-576-6783

www.ucm.com

e-mail: denise.bechen@exeloncorp.com

Federal Energy Dept.

www.energy.gov

#8. Utilities/other

ComEd

Denise A. Bechen, Program Manager

Wind and Photovoltaic Generation Pricing Experiment

Technical Services

1919 Swift Drive

Oak Brook, IL 60523

Wk: 1-630-684-3784

Fax: 1-630-684-3719

e-mail: Denise.A.Bechen@ucm.com

Council of 100

Robert A. Levin, Exec. Director

515 N. Court St.

Rockford, IL 61103

Ph: 1-815-987-8118

Fax: 1-815-987-8129

e-mail: blevin@rockfordil.com

www.rockfordil.com

#9. Alternative Energy

Articles/Periodicals/Books/Publications

U.S. News & World Report

“Wind-power Revolution: The private sector is breezing toward U.S. energy independence”

November 12,2001 issue, pages 36-38

Home Power Magazine

P.O. Box 520

Ashland, OR 97520

Ph: 1-800-707-6585

www.homepower.com

Environmental Building News

122 Birge St.

Brattleboro, VT 05301

Ph: 1-802-257-7300

1-800-861-0954

www.BuildingGreen.com

www.pge.com/pec/daylight

Chemical and Engineering News

1155-16th Street N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20036

(202)872-4600

“Hydrogen Storage—Are Carbon Nanotubes Up To The Job? A: Perhaps.”

1/14/02 issue

http://pubs.acs.org/cen

Daylighting

Tips for Daylighting

windows.lel.gov/pub/designguide/designguide.html

Daylight Collaborative

EV World

“Time Proves Lovins Energy Predictions True”

www.evworld.com/databases/shownews.cfm?pageid=news210801-01

EV World

“The World of Electric, Hybrid & Fuel Cell Vehicles”

www.evworld.com

Home from Nowhere: Remaking Our Everyday World for the 21st Century

By James Howard Kunstler

Simon and Schuster/ February 1998

Hubbert’s Peak: The Impending World Oil Shortage

By Kenneth S. Deffeyes

Princeton University Press/September 2001

Tomorrow’s Energy: Hydrogen, Fuel Cells,

and the Prospects for a Cleaner Planet

By Peter Hoffmann, Foreword by Tom Harkin

MIT Press / September 2001.

Windpower Monthly News Magazine

American Wind Energy Association

www.awea.org

www.wpm.co.nz

#10. Funding/Grants:

Illinois Clean Energy

Bob Romo, Program Officer

2 N. LaSalle St., Suite 950

Chicago, IL 60602

Ph: 1-312-372-5191

Fax: 1-312-372-5190

bromo@illinoiscleanenergy.org

Federal Wind Subsidy

www.awea.org/news/news011221ptc.html

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