Low Income Community Solar with Jon Carson of Trajectory Energy

Rockford Solar is the first low income community solar project in Illinois in the Illinois Solar For All program. Join us Jan. 28th 2020 at 10 am CST for an interview with Jon Carson, Managing Director of Trajectory Energy as we discuss his experience bringing low-income community solar projects to Illinois. Trajectory Energy successfully won its first 2 MW REC (Renewable Energy Credits) contract in the Illinois Solar for All Program in Q3 2019 and construction is slated to begin in 2020. Learn how Carson and Trajectory persevered through the tough times of the ABP Lottery and came out the other side with a winning brow-field solar project in Rockford (Winnebago Co.), in northern Illinois.

Jon Carson is the Managing Director of Trajectory Energy Partners in Chicago, IL. Trajectory Energy Partners is a community solar developer that brings together communities, organizations, and landowners to develop clean energy projects with strong local support. Jon is a Civil Engineer and Community Organizer who served as National Field Director for the 2008 Obama for America Campaign, Chief of Staff at White House Office of Environmental Quality, Founder and Executive Director of Organizing for Action, and Senior Director of Solar Ambassadors at SolarCity.