Contractor Accelerator

We’re excited to announce that the first Contractor Accelerator solar cohort celebrated its graduation on November 5, 2019.

The Elevate Energy Contractor Accelerator brings together established energy business owners, technical experts, and industry specialists to support the development of a diverse, inclusive, and quality energy contracting community.

Graduates will be able to:

  • Navigate the growing solar and energy efficiency marketplace in Illinois
  • Understand the process and complete requirements to work on utility energy efficiency projects or solar installations
  • Build their network and grow their energy business

Minority-/women-/disadvantaged-/veteran-owned contracting businesses seeking to expand in the energy efficiency or solar marketplaces are encouraged to apply. Interested contractors can fill out this form. 

contractor accelerator

There are some things you can teach yourself, but understanding what customers are looking for, making connections and partnerships, learning the market – that kind of experience in invaluable.

Christian Gauna, Dominion Lighting & Solar, Solar Contractor Accelerator