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:

 

2020 Meeting Materials


Meeting 1: March 3, 2020

Agenda

Presentation: ComEd Response to IQ North Memos

Presentation: Peoples Gas Response to IQ North Memos

Presentation: Overview on 2020 IQ North Committee Plan

IQ North 2019 End-of-Year Memo

Meeting Follow-Up:

Attendee List and Meeting Notes

Tracking Document - Feedback and Open Questions 


Meeting 2: July 28, 2020

Link to Meeting Recording

Agenda

COVID-19 Presentation

ComEd Safety Update

Nicor Income Qualified Contractor Channel

Nicor COVID Safety Strategy Update

Presentation: PGNSG Restore Plan Overview


Meeting 3: September 22, 2020

Agenda

Presentation Deck

Link to Meeting Recording


Meeting 4: November 10, 2020

Agenda

Presentation

Feedback on Utility Plans

 

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:

Attendee List and Meeting Notes

Tracking Document - Feedback and Open Questions


Meeting 2: July 11, 2019

Agenda

Panel Discussion Questions

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:

Attendee List and Meeting Notes

Tracking Document - Feedback and Open Questions


Meeting 3: October 30, 2019

Agenda

2019 IQ North Memo Recommendations

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:

Attendee List and Meeting Notes

Tracking Document - Feedback and Open Questions


Meeting 4: December 5, 2019

Agenda

ComEd Presentation: Response to IQ North Committee 2019 Memos 

Nicor Gas Presentation: Response to IQ North Committee 2019 Memos

Peoples Gas - North Shore Gas Presentation: Response to IQ North Committee 2019 Memos

Navigant Presentation: Geographic Distribution of ComEd Income Eligible Program Participants

Meeting Follow-Up:

Attendee List and Meeting Notes

Tracking Document - Feedback and Open Questions

 

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:

Attendee List and Meeting Notes

Tracking Document - Feedback and Open Questions


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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Email Jean.Ascoli@ComEd.com