How the Illinois Solar Market Has Evolved 2017-2020

June 23, 2020 – 10 AM CST/11 AM EST | Register

Join us for a live interview with Brian Haug, President of Continental Energy Solutions, on June 23, 2020. Brian Haug, a professional engineer who lead Continental’s entrance into the commercial solar market in 2009. The Illinois solar market is fast evolving since the advent of FEJA in 2017 which funds the addition of 2800 MW of solar and 1000 MW of wind energy to help the State meet it’s RPS of 25% clean power by 2025. Haug has supported the Illinois solar industry through his work at Continental and as a board member and Board President since 2017.  Brian has seen the market grow from dominance by residential and small commercial to the post-FEJA world where hundreds of MW solar are being added each year.

Brian Haug, PE, is the President of Continental Energy Solutions (CES) where he leads a group of solar professionals responsible for finding creative and cost-effective ways to help their customers reduce their energy expenditures with solar and battery storage projects.  Brian has been with Continental for 24 years, holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Chicago.  He currently presides as the President of the Illinois Solar Energy Association (ISEA).  He leads a team of engineers and project managers who design and install innovative energy solutions for their commercial, industrial, and institutional customers including solar energy and battery storage microgrids.

Thanks to the Future Energy Jobs Act, Illinois is realizing its goal of 25% clean power by 2025. Solar creates green jobs, clean energy savings, and economic growth across the Midwest and around the world.