Paisley School

Location:
Paisley, OR
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PV System Size:
2.30 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Paisley School in Paisley, Oregon is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 2.3-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging the PV system as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. With an average of 5.12 peak sun hours a day, Paisley, Oregon is one of the most solar resource intensive areas of the state.

In 2013, educators within the school received a customized renewable energy teacher training, hands-on science kit materials to augment the school's existing... Read full project narrative >>

Everett High School

Location:
Everett, WA
Grade Level:
9th
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

In December of 2012, Everett School District completed the installation of an approximately 700W photovoltaic (PV) demonstration system on the Science Building at Everett High School in Everett, WA. The system utilizes thin-film amorphous silicon modules manufactured by Unisolar. This demonstration system, and the monitoring of the system through Bonneville Environmental Foundation's Solar 4R Schools program, are being used to educate students, staff, and visitors regarding the use of renewable energy systems. Read full project narrative >>

Henrietta Lacks Health & Bioscience High School

Location:
Vancouver, WA
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
11.00 - kilowatts

The Evergreen School District (ESD) has fully adopted and embraced sustainability throughout their campuses. 

As a Renewable School, Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience High School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their awarded 11-kilowatt PV system and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. Energy monitoring provided to the school has connected the live performance data from their PV system to the Energy Exploration Center at Solar4RSchools.... Read full project narrative >>

Darrington Middle-High School

Location:
Darrington, WA
Grade Level:
7th
8th
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
9.84 - kilowatts

The Science Club at Darrington Middle School has had a longstanding interest in public service and community education, with emphasis on air quality and environmentally responsible energy production. The Science Club led several initiatives on campus and within their community including initiating aluminum recycling, participating in solar car races at the Cherry Blossom Festival in Seattle, and several field trips to learn more about regional power generation and renewable energy technologies.

As a Solar 4R Schools™ Renewable School project, educators within Darrington Middle... Read full project narrative >>

Heritage High School

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Location:
Vancouver, WA
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
2.38 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Heritage High School in Vancouver, Washington is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 2.38-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system and by leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

The PV project is designed to demonstrate the benefits and opportunities created by renewable energy technology and provide a powerful learning tool for both students and the community. The project consists of a 14-module solar array. The modules are... Read full project narrative >>

Columbia River High School

Location:
Vancouver, WA
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
2.16 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Columbia River High School is demonstrating its commitment to sustainable living and a clean energy future. The school is generating renewable solar energy through their awarded 2.16-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging the system's performance data as an interactive, real-world educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

Energy monitoring awarded to the school connects the system's performance data the web-based Energy Exploration Center at Solar4RSchools.org, supporting students, educators and classrooms nationwide for... Read full project narrative >>

Snohomish High School

Location:
Snohomish, WA
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

As a Renewable School, Snohomish High School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

The PV system was installed in the greenhouse and horticulture facility of the school campus. Its proximity to the football field and the horticulture department's existing outreach programs will engage the community about the school's commitment to renewable energy. The Career... Read full project narrative >>

Willamette High School

Location:
Eugene, OR
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
2.40 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Willamette High School in Eugene, Oregon is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through a  2.4-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system leveraged as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. 

The system was installed in 2006 onto the school roof and constructed with a mobile 1-kilowatt PV plant/demonstration unit. Both the fixed system and the mobile unit provided energy to charge electric vehicles built and converted in the Industry and Engineering CAM program on-site. In addition, the... Read full project narrative >>

Bremerton High School

Location:
Bremerton, WA
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
2.20 - kilowatts

The Bremerton School District is committed to energy efficiency and renewable energy. As of 2011, the district had invested more than $1 million in energy efficiency improvements districtwide through a variety of grants and partnerships (see link).

Through a partnership with Puget Sound Energy, Bremerton High School was awarded a photovoltaic (PV) system installed by local contractor, SunWind Concepts. Ten 230-Watt solar modules produce up to 2.20-kilowatts,... Read full project narrative >>

Beaverton Health and Science School

Location:
Beaverton, OR
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
99.79 - kilowatts

The 99.79-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system installed at the Beaverton Health and Science School is one of three similar PV systems installed on Beaverton School District (BSD) school buildings in 2011. These projects are a public-private partnership that combines private energy investor funding and the donated roof space from each school. The partnership provides BSD with free solar power generated by the PV systems for 15 years, saving the District about $30,000.00 each year in electricity costs. The system installed on the Beaverton Health and Science School roof is rated to produce... Read full project narrative >>

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