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September 30, 2020
5:15-7:30PM

Young Professionals of ECA: Tour of the IBEW NECA Technical Institute's Renewable Energy Training Center

September 30th, 2020

IBEW NECA Technical Institute (IN-TECH), 6201 W. 115th, Alsip, IL

Join us for an Outdoor Tour of the Renewable Energy Training Center at INTECH!

September 30, 2020

(Rain Date: October 1, 2020)

“The IBEW Local 134 / NECA Chicago Technical Institute is the best apprenticeship school in the nation” remarked David Long, NECA CEO, at a recent conference.  So, come check it out at the Young Professionals fall tour!  INTECH uses this 25-acre demonstration site to train union electricians in the latest sustainable technologies. The project stands as the largest outdoor training campus of its kind and includes one of the Midwest’s first facilities aiming for net-zero energy use.  The training center features:

Net-zero energy storage building

100-foot-tall cell tower

60-foot-tall climbing tower

Solar car port

Solar tracker on rotating base

75-foot-tall miniature wind turbine

Solar powered LED site lighting

Wednesday, September 30th - 5:30p.m. Tour /  6:30p.m. Food & Refreshments

Following the tour, compete in the Tower Climb Challenge!  Prize awarded to top finisher.

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(In case of inclement weather, the alternate date will be October 1st)

 The event will be an outdoor tour focusing on the renewable energy training center. 

Social distancing rules will be in place, and masks must be worn during the event.  Wear clothing appropriate for weather, and shoes appropriate for the Tower Climb Challenge if you would like to participate.

Register Now

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2020-09-30 17:15:00 2020-09-30 19:30:00 America/Detroit Young Professionals of ECA: Tour of the IBEW NECA Technical Institute's Renewable Energy Training Center Join us for an Outdoor Tour of the Renewable Energy Training Center at INTECH! September 30, 2020 (Rain Date: October 1, 2020) “The IBEW Local 134 / NECA Chicago Technical Institute is the best apprenticeship school in the nation” remarked David Long, NECA CEO, at a recent conference.  So, come check it out at the Young Professionals fall tour!  INTECH uses this 25-acre demonstration site to train union electricians in the latest sustainable technologies. The project stands as the largest outdoor training campus of its kind and includes one of the Midwest’s first facilities aiming for net-zero energy use.  The training center features: Net-zero energy storage building 100-foot-tall cell tower 60-foot-tall climbing tower Solar car port Solar tracker on rotating base 75-foot-tall miniature wind turbine Solar powered LED site lighting Wednesday, September 30th - 5:30p.m. Tour /  6:30p.m. Food & Refreshments Following the tour, compete in the Tower Climb Challenge!  Prize awarded to top finisher. (In case of inclement weather, the alternate date will be October 1st)  The event will be an outdoor tour focusing on the renewable energy training center.  Social distancing rules will be in place, and masks must be worn during the event.  Wear clothing appropriate for weather, and shoes appropriate for the Tower Climb Challenge if you would like to participate. Register Now IBEW NECA Technical Institute (IN-TECH), 6201 W. 115th, Alsip, IL