2019 Pittsburgh Extended Day Renewable Energy Inquiry and Engineering

Location:
Homestead, PA
Grade Level:
K-12

This project was made possible with funding from the Arconic Foundation. Arconic Foundation’s mission is to support non-profit partners who advance STEM Education and Workforce Development in Arconic communities. This is the second time that Pittsburgh has been a location for an Arconic workshop with CE.  As it is the second round of delivery for this region, a focus on expanding the initial impact was made and the workshop was extended to two days.  CE co-planned with workshop with the Allegheny Intermediate Unit to get a sense of how the initial workshop had impacted their curriculum and... Read full project narrative >>

Adams Elementary School

Adams Elementary
Location:
Eugene, OR
Grade Level:
K-6
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
6.44 - kilowatts

In October 2011, Adams Elementary School installed a 6.44-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system onto the school building thanks to a grant from the Eugene Water & Electric Board. The installation marked Adams as the first school in the Eugene 4J School District to have a PV system.

In addition to helping build a dedicated community of renewable energy educators at Adams Elementary, the Renewable Classroom PLUS project provided Solar 4R Schools has transformed the school's existing PV system into an interactive classroom tool for educators throughout the district. Energy... Read full project narrative >>

Anacortes High School

Location:
Anacortes, WA
Grade Level:
K-6
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

Kirsten Woodsmith's 2008 senior project involved forming a committee of adult volunteers to install a photovoltaic (PV) system at Anacortes High School. Even after she graduated and moved on to college, her well-written grant proposal was used by the committee to pursue local funding. The Northwest Clean Air Agency provided the majority of the financial support for the PV system itself, while community members (led by Eric Shen), teachers and students carried out the design and installation process in the summer of 2009.

Following the completion

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Animo Pat Brown Accelerated Charter High School

Location:
Los Angeles, CA
Grade Level:
9-12
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
4.00 - kilowatts

Animo Pat Brown Accelerated High School is building a community of renewable energy educators thanks to the support and resources provided through their Renewable School project from Solar 4R Schools. In October 2014 a new PV installation was installed at the school, located in Los Angeles, California.  This system was originally inspired by the 2008 FOX Emmy Awards PV demonstration project.  The final system installation was made possible by funding from FOX's Mean It, Green It! program and Wells Fargo National Bank.   Read full project narrative >>

Arkadelphia Renewable Energy Inquiry and Engineering Deep Dives

Location:
Arkadelphia, AR
Grade Level:
2-8

This project was made possible with funding from the Arconic Foundation. Arconic Foundation’s mission is to support non-profit partners who advance STEM Education and Workforce Development in Arconic communities. This is the second time that Evansville has been a location for an Arconic workshop with CE.  As it is the second round of delivery for this region, a focus on expanding the initial impact was made and the workshop was extended to two days.  CE co-planned with workshop with the district to get a sense of how the initial workshop had impacted their curriculum and hands-on... Read full project narrative >>

Arkadelphia, AR - Educators' Workshop

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Location:
Arkadelphia, AR
Grade Level:
6-12

Arconic Foundation supported STEM teacher professional development for educators in the region surrounding Arconic facilities in Gum Springs/Arkadelphia, Arkansas in Spring 2016. This workshop was hosted by the Henderson State University STEM Center. The STEM center, alongside numerous others throughout the state, acts as a resource provision entity for teachers in the Central-Southwest portion of the state.  Beginning with recruiting nearly all 6th-12th grade science teachers from the immediate Arkadelphia region area, the STEM center then branched out to enroll teachers from areas as far... Read full project narrative >>

Arleta School - PGE

Location:
Portland, OR
Grade Level:
K-8
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
151.20 - kilowatts

The Portland Public Schools PGE Solar Roofs Partnership STEAM Education project is a large effort over several years with a variety of partners in both energy and education sectors to expand solar production and augment STEM/STEAM education. In 2015, the Portland General Electric Renewable Development Fund, comprised of contributions from PGE Renewable Power customers, in partnership with Portland Public Schools and Energy Trust of Oregon, installed over 1.2 MW of solar on the... Read full project narrative >>

Atkinson K-8

Location:
Portland, OR
Grade Level:
K-8
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 >>

Ballard High School

Location:
Seattle, WA
Grade Level:
9-12
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
0.64 - kilowatts

The oldest continuously operating high school program in Seattle, Washington, Ballard High School installed a 0.64-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system onto the school in October 2003 through the support of its partner Seattle City Light.

The school extended its commitment to renewable energy in July 2008 when they became a recipient of a Renewable Classroom PLUS project from Solar 4R Schools™. In addition to building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, the Renewable Classroom PLUS project award has transformed the school's PV system into an interactive classroom... Read full project narrative >>

Bandon City Offices

Location:
Bandon, OR
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
7.50 - kilowatts

In 2013, the City of Bandon, Oregon installed a 7.5-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system onto a covered parking structure at their city offices. Energy monitoring services and equipment provided to the City by Solar 4R Schools in order to connect real-time performance data from their existing PV system and a nearby electric vehicle charging station to the Energy Exploration Center at Solar4RSchools.org. This project underscores the City's commitment to sustainability, community engagement and education.

At Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF), we believe addressing the planet’... Read full project narrative >>

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