Pocatello Community Charter School

Location:
Pocatello, ID
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
Technology Type:
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 >>

Da Vinci Middle School - Tracker

Location:
Portland, OR
Grade Level:
6th
7th
8th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.10 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Da Vinci Arts Middle School 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 performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

The school's PV system was strategically installed into their "living garden," a complex system of plants and microorganisms that clean the school's rain runoff and kitchen wastewater. This placement allows Da Vinci students to demonstrate several sustainable... Read full project narrative >>

Maharishi School

Location:
Fairfield, IA
Grade Level:
PK
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Technology Type:
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 >>

Southwest Middle School

Location:
Lawrence, KS
Grade Level:
6th
7th
8th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

As a Renewable School, Southwest Middle School in Lawrence, Kansas is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. Energy monitoring provided by the Solar 4R Schools program made the live performance data from their PV system available for educational purposes at the time of the project.

The project award from Solar 4R Schools is helping create a brighter future for students at Southwest Middle School. The system was... 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 >>

H.B.Lee Middle School

Location:
Portland, OR
Grade Level:
6th
7th
8th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

H.B. Lee Middle School is the 10th project in BEF's Solar 4R Schools™ program, and one of four metro area schools to receive solar electric panels during the first quarter of 2005. As a Renewable School, H.B. Lee Middle School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1-kilowatt photovoltaic system and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

Energy monitoring awarded to the school initially connected the live performance data from their PV... Read full project narrative >>

Washington Middle School - Olympia

Location:
Olympia, WA
Grade Level:
7th
8th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.02 - kilowatts

As the fourth in a series of Solar 4R Schools projects supported by Puget Sound Energy, the Renewable School project at Washington Middle School in Olympia, Washington showcases solar technology as part of the utility's ongoing efforts to promote the use of renewable energy.

As a Renewable School, Washington Middle School in Olympia, Washington is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1.02-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life... Read full project narrative >>

Eagle Middle School

Location:
Eagle, ID
Grade Level:
6th
7th
8th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.10 - kilowatts

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

In 2005, educators within Eagle Middle 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.

The PV system... Read full project narrative >>

William Thomas Middle School

Location:
American Falls, ID
Grade Level:
7th
8th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.02 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, William Thomas Middle 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 as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

William Thomas Middle School is one of the first buildings visible on the drive into American Falls from Interstate 86, and the PV system installation is positioned on its south side facing the town's main thoroughfare, Bannock Avenue. Although the system provides for a portion of the... Read full project narrative >>

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