John Hay High School

Location:
Cleveland, OH
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.10 - kilowatts

This project was possible thanks to the generous support of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES). The project installation was led by a "Women in Solar" committee of their 2007 annual conference. This project is the fifth collaboration between Solar 4R Schools and ASES to support solar education, solar career development and energy education in the location of an ASES National Solar Energy Conference.

As a Renewable School, John Hay High School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1.1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV)... Read full project narrative >>

WA School for the Blind

Location:
Vancouver, WA
Grade Level:
PK
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
23.70 - kilowatts

The Ogden Resource Center serves as a test for large scale, state-owned buildings. At the time of installation, the system was one of the largest building-dedicated systems in the Pacific Northwest, based on kilowatts of power generated per square feet of building space. The Ogden Resource center is a new building on the Washington State School for the Blind (WSSB) campus. It serves as Washington's K-12 instructional resource center for blind and visually impaired children. The building integrates many sustainable elements, including the only modular earthroof on the west coast,... Read full project narrative >>

St. Helens High School

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

As a Renewable School, St. Helens High School in St. Helens, Oregon is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1.1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

The project is brightening the future for students at St. Helens High School. The project educates students and teachers on the functions and benefits of solar electric power, while providing clean energy to help offset a portion of the school’s electricity use. The project award was made possible by... Read full project narrative >>

Camas High School

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

Since opening in 2003, Camas High School has served as a model of environmental stewardship. By implementing various energy efficiency measures and green design techniques into the building's initial construction, the school has ensured that its lighting, heating and cooling loads require less energy.

As a Renewable School, Camas High School is building a community of renewable energy educators in its school and surrounding district while generating clean energy through their on-site photovoltaic (PV) system and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to... Read full project narrative >>

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 >>

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