IBEW 697 along with other northwest Indiana trade associations worked together to install the first photovoltaic array in the area. Photovoltaic apprenticeship instructor Tracy Hall obtained grant monies to make this possible, engineered the photovoltaic system, and got volunteer labor from his apprentices – a win-win situation for the city of Merrillville and all involved.

Announcement from our Chairman, David C BarclayThe World Renewable Energy Association are delighted to announce the launch of a brand-new initiative exclusively for its members. The Renewable Energy Finance Hub has been launched following the largest survey undertaken with UK businesses conducted by WoREA in conjunction with the UK Government and its partners. Reduce your businesses carbon footprint today and begin your journey towards net zero!