Klamath County Educators' Workshop

Location:
Klamath, OR
Grade Level:
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
4,000.00 - kilowatts

OneEnergy Renewables completed a total of 4 MW of solar Euwana I & II Solar projects in Klamath Falls, Oregon.  In association with this utility-scale solar development project, installation, OneEnergy provided funding to BEF to help local schools leverage the project as a place-based learning tool for students in the area. Many of the Klamath County School District schools are within close proximity to the Euwana I & II Solar project sites.
 

In April of 2016, CE provided a regional workshop at Mazama High School for 14 teachers from 8 different schools in Klamath... Read full project narrative >>

Polk County Energy Leaders

Educators experiment with power grid model
Location:
Willamina, OR
Grade Level:
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
3,000.00 - kilowatts

Polk County Renewable Leaders links teachers, students and a local utility-scale solar array through a series teacher professional development (PD) workshops designed to augment environmental science, STEM and CTE programs with renewable energy content, science kits & leadership support over a three-year period. Teacher leaders were selected by Districts and participated in renewable energy workshops, curriculum development and leadership skills training labs. The teacher leaders will in turn provide additional support and serve as leaders in this new content area in their districts... Read full project narrative >>

Tucker Maxon School

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

Completed in 2018, Tucker Maxon School's 44.8 kW roof top solar photovoltaic system generates an estimated 48,000 kWh of clean, renewable energy each year. See live production data for real time generation. A total of 128 solar panels provide the equivalent to powering about 4 average US homes per year, and is expected to offset half of the school’s electricity. Tucker Maxon School is committed to sustainability, renewable energy, and conservation education for our students, staff, and

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Boise High School

Boise High School Teachers
Location:
Boise, ID
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
3.72 - kilowatts

Completed in 2018, this 3.72 kW solar photovoltaic system generates an estimated 5,200 kWh of clean, renewable energy each year. Funded by an Idaho Power grant, the system’s high efficiency panels provide the equivalent to the usage of about nine barrels of oil per year. Educational resources, including live data monitoring, and teacher training from BEF’s CE Bright Futures program provide Boise High School with the tools needed to incorporate renewable energy programming into their

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Trail Wind Elementary School

Location:
Boise, ID
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
3.72 - kilowatts

This project was made possible in partnership with Idaho Power’s Solar 4R School’s Program through contributions from Idaho Power's Green Power Program. Trail Wind Elementary School is a K-6 school located at the southeastern edge of Boise with 698 students enrolled. In Spring of 2018, a 3.72 kW rooftop solar photovoltaic system was installed and generates an estimated 5,600 kWh of clean, renewable energy each year. Click on the links to view the 

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Vose Elementary

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

Completed in Summer of 2017, this 84.4 kW roof top solar photovoltaic system generates about 91,000 kWh of clean, renewable energy each year. A total of 254 high efficiency panels provide the equivalent to powering 7 average US homes per year. Beaverton School District is commited to sustainability, renewable energy, and energy and resource conservation education for its students, staff, and community. See live production data for real time solar generation. Read full project narrative >>

Rainier School District #13

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

Rainier School District’s photovoltaic (PV) system was installed in summer of 2017. A collaboration between the Rainier School District, Columbia River PUD, and Bonneville Power Administration, this 8-kilowatt PV installation demonstrates the practicality of photovoltaics while providing additional learning opportunities for vistors of the District. In addition to building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, Solar 4R Schools has transformed the school's existing PV system into a... Read full project narrative >>

Zenger Farm

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

Through Portland General Electric’s Renewable Development Fund, Zenger Farm added solar energy education to its suite of hands-on environmental education programs in 2017. Over the course of one day, 8 volunteer and staff educators came together to increase their understanding of and comfort teaching about solar electricity and circuits and started the process of integrating solar heating and solar electric concepts into existing programs around plants, the sun, and seasons. Zenger Farm’s 7.6 kW photovoltaic (PV)... Read full project narrative >>

Solar Car Derby & Educator Workshops

Golden Girls Solar Car
Location:
Seattle, WA
Grade Level:
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Technology Type:

With generous support from the Boeing Foundation, Solar 4R Schools piloted our first solar car engineering challenge event in 2014. The event leveraged contributions from the Seattle Mariners and Bonneville Power Administration while utilizing the iconic influence of professional sports to create a powerful impact on the 14 student teams that participated. As a precursor to the challenge event, Solar 4R Schools... Read full project narrative >>

Ophir Elementary School

Location:
Gallatin Gateway, MT
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
7.00 - kilowatts

The Big Sky School District #72 is a learning community nestled in Montana’s Gallatin Canyon on the banks of the Gallatin River. It is in this unique environment that we provide a comprehensive education for all learners within our community. We are deliberate about cultivating student’s experiences in an inclusive school environment while challenging them to strive for personal excellence and foster respect through compassion for others, our environment and the world.
Since 1906, Ophir Elementary and Middle school have been providing education to the children of the Gallatin Canyon.... Read full project narrative >>

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