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 >>

Gladstone High School

Location:
Gladstone, OR
Grade Level:
9th
PV System Size:
95.41 - kilowatts

The 95-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system at Gladstone High School is one of three similar renewable energy systems installed onto Gladstone area 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 the school with free solar power generated by the PV systems for 15 years, saving the school each year in electricity costs.

The PV system installed on the school's roof is rated to produce about 95,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity per year. The system is... Read full project narrative >>

Lycée Français de New York

Location:
New York, NY
Grade Level:
PK
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
4.84 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Lycée Francais in New York City is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 4.84-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 system was installed over the playground rooftop.

The PV system modules were donated by FOX Broadcasting while the remaining equipment and Renewable School project was supported by reinvestment funds from a Voluntary Emissions Reduction Credit purchase made by News... Read full project narrative >>

Idaho Arts Charter School

Location:
Nampa, ID
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.79 - kilowatts

Thanks to the generous support of Idaho Power's voluntary Green Power Program, Idaho Arts Charter School joined the Solar 4R Schools program in October 2011.

As a Renewable School, Idaho Charter School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1.79-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 photovoltaic system... Read full project narrative >>

The Evergreen School

Location:
North Shoreline, WA
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
10.00 - kilowatts

The Evergreen School has been engaged in a variety of campus sustainability initiatives for many years, including recycling, composting, reusing, landscaping with native plants, and working to restore natural areas on campus.

Starting in 2011, this solar demonstration project allows adds our first renewable energy component to our environmental efforts. Our 9.66 kW photovoltaic (PV) system will visibly demonstrate our commitment to reducing our carbon footprint, allow us to expand the topic of renewable energy in our curriculum, and create real-world learning opportunities for... Read full project narrative >>

Hayes Freedom School

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

Thanks to the generous support of Clark Public Utilities, Hayes Freedom School in Camas, Washington joined the Solar 4R Schools program in 2010. As a Renewable School, Hayes Freedom is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 40-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 includes 64 photovoltaic panels, comprising eight solar arrays. In addition to these panels, the roof also has 12 solar air preheating... Read full project narrative >>

Skyview Junior High School

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

As a Renewable School, Skyview Junior High School in Bothell, Washington is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 3.45-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 installation is the next step in the growing suite of environmental sustainability programs at Skyview. These projects include a 5.5-acre Outdoor Environmental Learning Center with wetlands and forested trails built by students and... Read full project narrative >>

The Clearwater School

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

Located in Bothell, Washington, the Clearwater School was founded in 1996 and has been a Washington State certified private school since 1999. The school is a nonprofit 501(c)(3 organization that serves children ages 4-19 as a K-12 school. The educational experience at Clearwater provides a unique continuity for students who are able to begin kindergarten in the same school that they achieve their high school diploma.

As a Renewable School, Clearwater is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their photovoltaic (PV) system, and... Read full project narrative >>

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