DocumentThe village of Round Lake Beach is working to provide the necessary resources and programs for the community to utilize alternative energy options. 

The Village is committed to the use of clean renewable energy and as a SolSmart Bronze designated community; the village now has an opportunity to use solar on their homes and business.  


In 2019, the Village was designated as a SolSmart Bronze community for creating solar friendly market. 

Interested in solar panels on your residence or business? Take a look at the SolSmart Landing Page for more information and resources. 

Interested in learning more about how you can reduce your energy consumption? Or just want to know what your current energy usage is? Take a look at the tips and resources below:
  • Energy Star
    • This is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency voluntary program that helps business and individuals save money and protect our climate through the use of energy efficient products. 
  • Appliance Energy Calculator 
  • How to make your home or business energy efficient: Articles
    • The provided articles target energy efficiency and provide options on ways to reduce energy usage.   
  • Midwest Energy Use Map 
    • Take a look at the interactive map to learn more about were your local energy comes from. 
  • Shut off electronics when not in use 
  • Use cold water when doing laundry 
  • Purchase energy efficient