Riverstone Community School

Location:
Boise, ID
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PV System Size:
1.10 - kilowatts

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

In 2007, 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... Read full project narrative >>

Pocatello Community Charter School

Location:
Pocatello, ID
Grade Level:
K
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PV System Size:
1.10 - kilowatts

Pocatello Community Charter School was one of five Idaho schools awarded a Solar 4R Schools grant from Idaho Power in 2007. A K-8 school with a focus on active learning, the school uses their 1.1-kW photovoltaic (PV) system to educate students and community members about the functions and benefits of solar power. In addition to producing energy, Pocatello Community Charter School’s solar electric system includes web-based, real-time data monitoring that provides students with an active, hands-on learning experience. Read full project narrative >>

Maharishi School

Location:
Fairfield, IA
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PV System Size:
1.10 - kilowatts

In 2006, Maharishi School joined the Solar 4R Schools program with a Renewable School project sponsored by the Vote For Change Renewable Energy Project. This project is part of a national effort to raise awareness of the environmental impacts of our energy choices by musical artists such as Stone Gossard, Pearl Jam, REM, Bonnie Raitt, and the Dave Matthews Band.

As a Renewable School, Maharishi School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1.1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging the system's performance... Read full project narrative >>

Rosa Parks Elementary School

Location:
Portland, OR
Grade Level:
PK
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PV System Size:
1.10 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Rosa Parks Elementary in Portland, Oregon 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 school, a model of efficient design, has received recognition as a LEED® Certified Green Building.

Rosa Parks' teachers will use the photovoltaic system to enhance their classes. Thanks to support from the Energy Trust of Oregon in 2006, educators within the school received a... Read full project narrative >>

WA School for the Blind

Location:
Vancouver, WA
Grade Level:
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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 >>

Del Pueblo School

Location:
Denver, CO
Grade Level:
K
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PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

The 1.1 kW solar-electric system installed at Del Pueblo Elementary School was donated to the school as part of the 2006 Legacy Adopt-A-School project and provides a teaching, research and hands-on demonstration opportunity for students. The project was the result of a collaborative effort between BEF and the American Solar Energy Society (ASES). The system is supplemented by a curriculum package, as well as a web-based monitoring system that provides real-time access to the system's performance data from any internet-enabled computer. Read full project narrative >>

Meridian Park School

Location:
Shoreline, WA
Grade Level:
K
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PV System Size:
2.40 - kilowatts

Sparked by a solar-power enthusiast and former schoolteacher, the 2.4-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system installed on Meridian Park Elementary School was the City of Shoreline, Washington's first public solar project. The system, installed on the school's music building, was made possible by the Seattle City Light Green Power program. Thanks to the continued support of Seattle City Light, Meridian Park became the recipient of a Solar 4R SchoolsTM Renewable School project in 2008.

Renewable School projects are designed to build a dedicated community of renewable energy educators... Read full project narrative >>

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