Paisley School

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

As a Renewable School, Paisley School in Paisley, Oregon is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 2.3-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging the PV system as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. With an average of 5.12 peak sun hours a day, Paisley, Oregon is one of the most solar resource intensive areas of the state.

In 2013, educators within the school received a customized renewable energy teacher training, hands-on science kit materials to augment the school's existing... Read full project narrative >>

Tillamook PUD Headquarters

Location:
Tillamook, OR
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
6.00 - kilowatts

In 2012, the Tillamook PUD installed a 6-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system at their main office in Tillamook, Oregon. This system is visible to the public and will be available as an educational tool. The system is comprised of all Oregon-made products; the SolarWorld PV modules were made in Hillsboro, the PV Powered DC-AC power inverter made in La Pine, and the SunStorage parking shelter made in Enterprise. These products could all be part of a residential or business installation and have been installed to model all PUD code requirements.

Energy monitoring services provided to the... Read full project narrative >>

Henrietta Lacks Health & Bioscience High School

Location:
Vancouver, WA
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
11.00 - kilowatts

The Evergreen School District (ESD) has fully adopted and embraced sustainability throughout their campuses. 

As a Renewable School, Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience High School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their awarded 11-kilowatt PV system and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. Energy monitoring provided to the school has connected the live performance data from their PV system to the Energy Exploration Center at Solar4RSchools.... Read full project narrative >>

Orlo Vista Elementary School

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

Orlo Vista Elementary School’s 1.1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system was unveiled on August 6th, 2005 during the Hands-On PV Workshop for Women at the American Solar Energy Society’s 2005 Solar World Congress. The installation was made possible by funding provided by the Vote For Change Renewable Energy Project, a national effort to raise awareness of the environmental impact of our energy choices by artists such as Stone Gossard, Pearl Jam, REM, Bonnie Raitt and the Dave Matthews Band.

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

Barnard Elementary School

Location:
Washington DC, MD
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.02 - kilowatts

In September of 2006, Barnard Elementary School became one of six beneficiaries of photovoltaic (PV) system projects sponsored by the Vote For Change Renewable Energy Project. The 1.1-kilowatt PV system installed at the school was part of a national effort by artists such as Stone Gossard, Pearl Jam, REM, Bonnie Raitt and the Dave Matthews Band to raise public awareness of the environmental impact of our energy choices. ... Read full project narrative >>

Central Washington University

Location:
Ellensburg, WA
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
29.00 - kilowatts

In October 2012, Central Washington University completed the installation of a nearly 30-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system on their expanded Hogue Hall building.

Hogue Hall, one of the nation’s most advanced facilities for industrial and engineering technology, is home to CWU’s Engineering Technologies, Safety, and Construction (ETSC) department, acknowledged as the region’s premier construction management program. ETSC offers Washington’s only specialization in heavy civil construction, which is required for highways, bridges, and other major infrastructure projects. The energy... Read full project narrative >>

Glenwood School

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

As the recipient of a Renewable School project, Glenwood School in rural Washington state is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their on-site photovoltaic (PV) system and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

Educators within the school received a customized renewable energy teacher training, hands-on science kit materials to augment the school's existing curricula,... Read full project narrative >>

Roseway Heights School

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

Thanks to the support of Gerding Edlen, Pacific Power and the Energy Trust of Oregon, Roseway Heights School became the host of a 54-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system in July 2009. Under the arrangement, the school will generate renewable energy that will be sold to others. In addition to building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, the Renewable Classroom PLUS project provided by Solar 4R Schools has transformed the PV system into an interactive classroom tool for the entire Portland Public Schools district. Energy monitoring services and equipment provided to Roseway... Read full project narrative >>

Jackson Middle School

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

Thanks to the generous support of Gerding Edlen, Portland General Electric, Energy Trust of Oregon and Northwest Environmental Defense Center, Jackson Middle School in Portland, Oregon joined the Solar 4R Schools program in 2009. Under the arrangement, the school will generate renewable energy that will be sold to others. 

As a Renewable School, Jackson Middle School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, hosting a 159-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in... Read full project narrative >>

Atkinson K-8

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

Thanks to the support of Gerding Edlen, Portland General Electric and the Energy Trust of Oregon, Atkinson School became the host of a 115.2-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system in July 2009. Under the arrangement, the school will generate renewable energy that will be sold to others. In addition to building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, the Renewable Classroom PLUS project provided by Solar 4R Schools has transformed the... Read full project narrative >>

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