Carl Gipson Senior Center

Location:
Everett, WA
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
3.92 - kilowatts

The Carl Gipson Senior Center is operated by the City of Everett, Washington, and offers membership services to adults 50 years of age and older.

The installation of a 3.92-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system onto the Center reflects a commitment to renewable energy and sustainable living by the City of Everett and the Snohomish County PUD. The system's solar panels are visible to downtown Everett traffic, helping highlight the Center's commitment to serve the needs of seniors by offering a method to conserve energy.

Energy monitoring services provided by Solar 4R... Read full project narrative >>

Cascade Schools

Location:
Cascade, ID
Grade Level:
K-12
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
3.85 - kilowatts

This project was made possible in partnership with Idaho Power’s Solar 4R School’s Program through contributions from customers of the Green Power Program. Cascades School is a K-12 district located in Cascade, ID with the mission to inspire all students to reach their maximum potential, become lifelong learners, and be contributing, responsible citizens.

Clean energy topics and science kit materials will support new ideas in... Read full project narrative >>

Cascades Academy

Location:
Bend, OR
Grade Level:
PK-12
PV System Size:
24.64 - kilowatts

Cascades Academy is an engaged, vibrant community that weaves challenging academics with experiential learning to inspire socially-responsible individuals ready for a diverse and changing world. This 24.6 kW solar photovolatic system was installed in 2016 thanks to Cascades Academy’s commitment to sustainability.

Electricity generated will reduce the school’s energy costs and improve the environment. The PV system was accompanied by STEM professional development opportunities for teachers through BEF’s Solar 4R Schools program, along with science education kits, classroom... Read full project narrative >>

Castleford School

Location:
Castleford, ID
Grade Level:
K-12
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 >>

Catherine Blaine K-8 School

Location:
Seattle, WA
Grade Level:
K-8

Catherine Blaine K-8 School in Seattle, Washington joined the Solar 4R Schools™ program as a Renewable Classroom project in January 2009. Educators at Catherine Blaine K-8 School received a customized renewable energy teacher training, hands-on science kit materials to augment the school's existing curricula and complete access to the classroom resources available on the Solar4RSchools.org website. Educators continue to integrate these hands-on resources in their classrooms to teach the science and benefits of renewable energy.  Read full project narrative >>

Cedar Wood Elementary School

Location:
Bothell, WA
Grade Level:
PK-5
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
2.00 - kilowatts

Cedar Wood Elementary is located in southern Mill Creek, Washington in an area of commercial and residential development. As a Renewable School, Cedar Wood Elementary School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their awarded 2-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 on-site PV system provided by Solar 4R Schools™ is a great complement to the Everett Public School District's science curriculum. Installed... Read full project narrative >>

Center for Families

Location:
Madison, WI
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
4.00 - kilowatts

 The Center for Families, a Madison, Wisconsin organization that prevents child abuse by strengthening families, hosts the third Renewable School project sponsored by the Vote For Change Renewable Energy Project. The project began During the 2004 Vote for Change tour, when artists such as Stone Gossard, Pearl Jam, REM, Bonnie Raitt and the Dave Matthews Band discussed ways in which they could highlight important global issues and simultaneously provide support to local organizations already working hard to promote... Read full project narrative >>

Central Electric Cooperative - Community Solar

Location:
Bend, OR
Grade Level:
PK-12
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
199.50 - kilowatts

As Oregon's Largest Community Solar Project, Central Electric Cooperative energized its 200-kW photovoltaic system in January 2016, feeding the electricity produced directly into the co-op’s distribution system. The system, designed and built by Sunlight Solar Energy of Bend, uses seven hundred 285-watt panels manufactured by SolarWorld in Portland. View live solar production here!
 

Located in southeast Bend, this community solar project is supported by Central Electric members who share a sense of importance... 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 >>

Champlain Valley Union High School

Location:
Hinesburg, VT
Grade Level:
9-12
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

Champlain Valley Union High Schools is the first in Vermont to receive a Solar 4R Schools™ project, and was funded by 100-year-old snow sport manufacturer Rossignol and Protect our Winters, a nonprofit that actively engages the global snow sports community to lead the fight against climate change.

As a Renewable School, Champlain Valley Union High School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their awarded 1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring... Read full project narrative >>