La Center High School

Location:
La Center, WA
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.02 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, La Center High School (LCHS) is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1.02-kilowatt photovoltaic system, and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. The PV system is part of the school's Sustainables Project, and will demonstrate the environmental and economic opportunity created by renewable energy technology. Through the project, LCHS hopes to introduce the community, students, staff and parents to the various opportunities... Read full project narrative >>

Redmond High School

Location:
Redmond, WA
Grade Level:
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
22.00 - kilowatts

In 2006, Burke Electric installed a 6-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system onto Redmond High School (RHS) in Redmond, Washington. This initial system has since been expanded and enhanced by GC Solar to nearly 22-kilowatts and represents a significant investment by the district and the school. The system enhances Redmond High School’s well-deserved reputation as a leader in sustainable design and technology, and provides a demonstrable means of educating students on the functions and benefits of solar electric power at no financial cost to the school.

Thanks to the support of Puget... Read full project narrative >>

West Linn High School

Location:
West Linn, OR
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.05 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, West Linn High School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1.05-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

In 2006, educators within the school received a customized renewable energy teacher training, hands-on science kit materials to augment the school's existing curricula, and complete access to the resources available on the Solar4RSchools.org website. Energy monitoring provided by the Solar 4R Schools program made the live... Read full project narrative >>

Molalla High School

Location:
Molalla, OR
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.10 - kilowatts

The solar panels project at Molalla High School represents the first time the school will be able to generate electricity for its own use. As a Renewable School, Molalla High School in Molalla, Oregon is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators. They generating clean energy through their 1.1-kilowatt photovoltaic system, dubbed "Pipa Y'ai" ("Sun for Man" in Molalla tribal dialect), and leverage the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.  Read full project narrative >>

Capital High School

Location:
Boise, ID
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

The largest of five Idaho schools to be designated a Renewable School project in 2007, Capital High School has more than 1,300 students, thereby providing an exceptional opportunity to expose a broad audience to the science and benefits of solar power technology.

Thanks to the project resources provided by Solar 4R Schools™, the school has the tools to build a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, to generate clean energy through their on-site 1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system and leverage the system's performance data as an interactive educational tool to bring... Read full project narrative >>

Payette High School

Location:
Payette, ID
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.10 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Payette High School located in rural western Idaho is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1.1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging the system as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

Sustainable energy education is included in the school’s physical science, biology, technology and environmental science classes. As part of their project in 2005, educators within the school received a customized renewable energy teacher training, hands-on science kit... Read full project narrative >>

Wood River High School

Location:
Hailey, ID
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.02 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Wood River High School in Hailey, Idaho is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their awarded 1.1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging the system's live performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

Wood River High School was one of five Idaho schools awarded a Solar 4R Schools project from Idaho Power in 2007. Their PV system is positioned for maximum sun exposure on the southern... Read full project narrative >>

Ballard High School

Location:
Seattle, WA
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
0.64 - kilowatts

The oldest continuously operating high school program in Seattle, Washington, Ballard High School installed a 0.64-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system onto the school in October 2003 through the support of its partner Seattle City Light.

The school extended its commitment to renewable energy in July 2008 when they became a recipient of a Renewable Classroom PLUS project from Solar 4R Schools™. In addition to building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, the Renewable Classroom PLUS project award has transformed the school's PV system into an interactive classroom... Read full project narrative >>

Woodward School for Technology and Research

Location:
Kalamazoo, MI
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.05 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Woodward School for Technology and Research in Kalamazoo, Michigan is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1.1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging the system as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. The project is the first initiated in the state of Michigan.

This project marks the fourth of eight projects sponsored by the Vote For Change Renewable Energy Project led by artists including Stone Gossard, Pearl Jam, REM, Bonnie Raitt, and the Dave... Read full project narrative >>

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