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Triangle Lake Charter School

Location:
Blachly, OR
Grade Level:
K
1st
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3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th

Blachly-Lane Electric Cooperative installed a 5.61-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system onto at their facility in Blachly, Oregon. In 2009, their commitment was further expanded when Triangle Lake joined the Solar 4R Schools program as a Renewable Classroom project.

Renewable Classroom projects are designed to build a dedicated community of renewable energy educators within a single school or district, led by a designated “Teacher Champion.” Educators within Triangle Lake School in Blachly, Oregon received a customized renewable energy teacher training, hands-on science kit... Read full project narrative >>

German American School of Portland

Location:
Beaverton, OR
Grade Level:
PK
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
8.00 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, the German American School of Portland is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 7.8-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system (donated by SolarWorld USA) and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. Under peak sun conditions, the 7.8-kilowatt system can generate enough electricity to light more than 560 compact fluorescent light bulbs.

Energy monitoring services and hardware provided to the school has connected the... Read full project narrative >>

Bertschi School

Location:
Seattle, WA
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
4.00 - kilowatts

Located on North Capitol Hill, Bertschi School had a 4-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system installed on-site in 2006. The visibility of the solar panels serves as a public symbol of the school's commitment to educating students about responsible global citizenship and environmental sustainability.

In November 2008, Solar 4R Schools provided the school with a Renewable Classroom PLUS project to help extend their commitment to renewable energy education. The Solar 4R Schools team repaired the school's existing energy monitoring equipment and weather station at Bertschi School. In turn,... Read full project narrative >>

Greenwood Elementary School

Location:
Seattle, WA
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

Greenwood Elementary School became the first Seattle Green Power Project in 2002 when they received a 1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system. The system was not operating from Fall 2006 until July 2008 because of some repairs that were needed. Thanks to the generous support of Seattle City Light, Greenwood became the recipient of a Renewable Classroom PLUS project in 2009. Solar 4R Schools™ repaired the inverter and installed a energy monitoring system on-site to track live performance data. In addition to building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, the Renewable Classroom... Read full project narrative >>

Castleford School

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

As a Renewable School project, Castleford School strives to build a community of renewable energy educators thanks to the support and resources provided through their Renewable School project from Solar 4R Schools™.

The school continually generates clean energy on-site through their 1.1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system while leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. Like all Renewable School projects, energy monitoring services provided by Solar 4R Schools™ makes the live energy generation data from their PV... Read full project narrative >>

Spruce Street School

Location:
Seattle, WA
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

Spruce Street School was founded in 1982, and is located in downtown Seattle, Washington. The school offers highly personalized instruction, focused on students' social-emotional development and academic excellence.

In May 2006 Seattle City Light supported the installation of eight solar panels on a part of the rooftop of Spruce Street School, near the school's rooftop playground. In addition to building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, the Renewable Classroom PLUS project from Solar 4R Schools has transformed the school's existing PV system into a hands-on... Read full project narrative >>

Parkwood School

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

In addition to building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, the Renewable Classroom PLUS project award from Solar 4R Schools has transformed the school's existing 2-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system into a hands-on classroom tool. The project award was made possible by the generous support of Seattle City Light.

The Solar 4R Schools team repaired the school's existing PV system. In addition, energy monitoring provided to the Parkwood School connected the live performance data from their PV system to the Energy Exploration Center at Solar4RSchools.org. Students and... Read full project narrative >>

Meadows Valley School

Location:
New Meadows, ID
Grade Level:
PK
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

As a Renewable School, Meadows Valley School in New Meadows, Idaho 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.

Teachers were encouraged by the attention renewable energy has been receiving locally and nationally and wanted to bring that knowledge about it to their community by integrating renewable energy education into their lesson plans. Meadows Valley hopes to impact... Read full project narrative >>

Grace Lutheran School

Location:
Pocatello, ID
Grade Level:
PK
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

As a Renewable School project, Grace Lutheran 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 as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

The system was installed on the school roof in clear view of thousands of cars that pass each day. The pre-kindergarten to 8th-grade school incorporated the live system performance data into several educational experiences, including newspaper reporting on the project, a website... Read full project narrative >>

Ola Elementary School

Location:
Ola, ID
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.10 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Ola Elementary School in Ola, 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's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

The project reflects the school’s commitment to educate students, parents and community members about sustainable sources of power. Under full sun conditions, the PV system could light more than 65 compact fluorescent light bulbs. The visibility of the solar panels... Read full project narrative >>

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