Central Road Energy

We know green energy.

We know Illinois.


Central Road Energy is a solar energy development firm. Our goal is to develop, co-own with community organizations, and operate community solar projects under the Illinois Solar for All Program.


We know Illinois green power.  

CRE’s owners have over 50 years of combined experience in the Illinois green power industry, developing over 40 MW of landfill gas to energy in Illinois. 

We know solar development.

CRE currently has 4 MW of community solar projects under development in Illinois.  We are an Approved Vendor under the Illinois Adjustable Block Program and are in the process of applying as an Approved Vendor for Illinois Solar for All

We know the Illinois Solar for All Program.

The Illinois Solar for All Program was enacted on June 1, 2017. Its goal is to provide solar energy to low income communities. CRE has been a participating organization in the implementation of the Illinois Solar for All Program from its beginning. Interested in learning more about solar in Illinois? Start here For community solar in Illinois start here.