IQ North

Background:

The Income Qualified North EE Advisory Committee (IQ North) covers the ComEd, Nicor Gas, Peoples Gas, and North Shore Gas utility service territories. The utilities offer energy efficiency programs to income qualified customers as part of their Energy Efficiency Portfolios, as required by statute.

The IQ North Advisory Committee meets on a regular basis, both in-person and by teleconference. Meeting materials are available for download on this page.

Next Meeting:

December 5, 2019

2019 Meeting Materials


Meeting 1: February 8, 2019

Agenda

Presentation: Nicor Gas 2018 IQ Programs Results and 2019 Plans

Presentation: Peoples Gas 2018 IQ Programs Results and 2019 Plans

Presentation: ComEd 2018 IQ Programs Results and 2019 Plans

Presentation: ComEd Emerging Tech "Call for Ideas" Pilot Updates

Presentation: Facilitation Team 2019 Committee Plan and 2019 Working Group Updates

Meeting Follow-Up:

Tracking Document - Feedback and Open Questions

Attendee List and Meeting Notes


Meeting 2: July 11, 2019

Agenda

National Latino Education Institute Presentation: Overview on NLEI and Programs

Chicago Bungalow Association Presentation: Building Trust with the Latino/ESL Community

People for Community Recovery Presentation: Building Trust with Multi-family and Public Housing residents

Austin Coming Together Presentation: Building Trust with Households who are “Cost-Burdened”

Chicago Commons Presentation: Building Trust with Seniors

Community Action Partnership of Lake County Presentation: Building Trust with Non-Urban IQ Customers

Meeting Follow-Up:

Tracking Document - Feedback and Open Questions

Attendee List and Meeting Notes


Meeting 3: October 30, 2019

Agenda

TRC Presentation: Spotlight on The Renaissance Collaborative, Inc

Genius Lab Presentation: Leveraging a "Technology Education" Program to Include EE Education

Citizens Utility Board Presentation: Energy Efficiency Education for IQ Communities

Facilitation Team Presentation: Overview of IQ North 2019 Committee Memos

Chicago Jobs Council Presentation: Establishing Metrics for Tracking EE Job Creation and Diversity in IQ Communities

Meeting Follow-Up:

Tracking Document - Feedback and Open Questions (Coming Soon)

Attendee List and Meeting Notes (Coming Soon) 


2018 Meeting Materials


Meeting 1: April 3, 2018

Agenda

Draft 2018 IQ North Committee Plan

ComEd Presentation: IQ EE Programs

Nicor Gas Presentation: IQ EE Programs

Peoples Gas-North Shore Gas Presentation: IQ EE Programs

Meeting Follow-Up:

Tracking Document - Feedback and Open Questions

Attendee List and Meeting Notes


Meeting 2: May 22, 2018

Agenda

IQ North Tracking Document (updated 5/16/18)

Presentation: Nicor Gas Marketing and Outreach for IQ Programs

Presentation: ComEd Marketing and Outreach for IQ Programs

Presentation: Peoples Gas/North Shore Gas Marketing and Outreach for IQ Programs

Meeting Follow-Up:

Attendee List and Meeting Notes

Tracking Document - Feedback and Open Questions (updated 5/29)


Meeting 3: July 30, 2018

Agenda

Overview of Workforce Development Initiatives (ComEd)

ComEd Quarterly Update

Nicor Gas Quarterly Update (no presentation)

Peoples Gas & North Shore Gas Quarterly Update + Workforce Development

IQ North Mission/Vision, Goals and Objectives for 2018 (draft)

Meeting Follow-Up:

Attendee List and Meeting Notes

Tracking Document - Feedback and Open Questions (updated 8/15/18)


Meeting 4: October 2, 2018

Agenda

Overview of Workforce Development Programs and Best Practices (Facilitation Team)

Grid Alternatives Presentation - Solar Training Initiatives

Elevate Energy Presentation - Solar Training Program Overview

Emerald Cities Presentation - Economic Inclusion Standards & Programs Build Contractor Capacity & Opportunity

Rising Sun Presentation - GETS Pre Apprenticeship Readiness Job Training Program

Meeting Follow-Up:

Attendee List and Meeting Notes

Tracking Document - Feedback and Open Questions (updated 10/19/18)


Meeting 5: December 11, 2018

Agenda

Summary of Feedback from CBO Outreach Meetings, v2 (Facilitation Team)

Summary of 2018 Work and Proposed 2019 Activities, v2 (Facilitation Team)

ComEd Marketing and Outreach Presentation

Nicor Gas Marketing and Outreach Presentation

Peoples Gas & North Shore Gas Marketing and Outreach Presentation

ComEd 2019 Income Eligible Updates

Peoples Gas & North Shore Gas Income Qualified Program Updates for 2019

Nicor Gas Winter Preparedness + 2019 Income Qualified Program Delivery

Meeting Follow-Up:

Attendee List and Meeting Notes

Tracking Document - Feedback and Open Questions

Leadership Team

IQ North Facilitation Team

Jean Ascoli, ComEd

Chris Vaughn, Nicor Gas

Mike King, Nicor Gas

Christina Pagnusat, Peoples Gas-North Shore Gas

Omayra Garcia, Peoples Gas-North Shore Gas

Cheryl Johnson, People for Community Recovery

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