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 >>

Chandler, AZ - Educators' Workshop

Chandler, AZ Solar Car
Location:
Chandler, AZ
Grade Level:
PK, 1-8

Arconic Foundation supported STEM teacher professional development for educators in the region surrounding Arconic facilities in Chandler, Arizona in Spring 2016. The Solar 4R Schools team had an opportunity to work intimately with the East Valley Chapter of the organization Engineering for Kids. Educators spent time designing the heating compartment for a solar oven (even overheating leftover pizza) and enjoyed tremendously the time spent designing and redesigning solar cars to work in the bright Arizona sun! East Valley Engineering for Kids expects to reach 150+ students over the course... Read full project narrative >>

Chevrolet - American Chevrolet Dealership

Location:
Modesto, CA
Grade Level:
4-8
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
10.60 - kilowatts

As part of its Clean Energy and Carbon Reduction Initiative, in 2014 Chevrolet committed to provide Solar 4R Schools renewable energy education resources to teachers in select communities served by local Chevrolet dealerships with installed solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) canopy charging stations.

American Chevrolet of Modesto CA, has a 10.6 kW solar EV charging station on-site (see live performance data here and through Chevrolet’s support, provided two Solar 4R Schools workshops that... Read full project narrative >>

Chevrolet - Dublin Chevrolet Dealership

Location:
Dublin, CA
Grade Level:
6-12
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
21.10 - kilowatts

As part of its Clean Energy and Carbon Reduction Initiative, in 2014 Chevrolet committed to provide Solar 4R Schools renewable energy education resources to teachers in select communities served by local Chevrolet dealerships with installed solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) canopy charging stations.

Dublin Chevrolet of Dublin CA, has a 21.1 kW solar EV charging station on-site (see live performance data here). In association with this project, Chevrolet is supporting Solar 4R Schools STEM education training and... Read full project narrative >>

Chevrolet - Putnam Chevrolet Dealership

Location:
Burlingame, CA
Grade Level:
6-12
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
10.70 - kilowatts

As part of its Clean Energy and Carbon Reduction Initiative, in 2014 Chevrolet committed to provide Solar 4R Schools renewable energy education resources to teachers in select communities served by local Chevrolet dealerships with installed solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) canopy charging stations.

Putnam Chevrolet of Burlingame CA, has a 10.7 kW solar EV charging station on-site (see live performance data here) and through Chevrolet’s support, has provided Solar 4R Schools STEM education training and classroom... Read full project narrative >>

City of Ashland - City Council

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

The City of Ashland has partnered with BEF on several successful projects. BEF contributed about $60,000 to fund and build Solar Ashland, which encompasses the solar installations at the Civic Center, Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Southern Oregon University. At the time of its construction, Solar Ashland was the largest solar plant in the Pacific Northwest.

Energy monitoring services and equipment provided to the City by the Solar 4R School program made the real-time performance data from the 6-kilowatt PV system installed on the Civic Center accessible to the community—... Read full project narrative >>

City of Ashland - Police Station

Location:
Ashland, OR
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
63.50 - kilowatts

The City of Ashland installed a 63.5-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system on the roof of the City Service Center covered vehicle parking structure in July 2008, after selecting a proposal from Advanced Energy Systems of Eugene, Oregon. The city offered its citizens and businesses the opportunity to purchase 20 years of output from the system via one of the first community solar project models in the country. That output is then paid back as a credit on the purchasers’ electric bills.

Energy monitoring services and equipment provided to the City by Solar 4R Schools™ made the real-time... Read full project narrative >>

City of Ashland - Shakespeare Festival Admin Bldg

Location:
Ashland, OR
PV System Size:
6.00 - kilowatts

The City of Ashland has partnered with BEF on several successful projects. BEF contributed about $60,000 to fund and build Solar Ashland, which encompasses the solar installations at the Civic Center, Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Southern Oregon University. At the time of its construction, Solar Ashland was the largest solar plant in the Pacific Northwest.

Using the first community solar funding model, Solar Ashland was funded through a collaborative effort by the City of Ashland, BEF, Bonneville Power Administration, the State of Oregon and Avista Energy, along with the citizens... Read full project narrative >>

City of Ashland - Solar Pioneer 2/Community Solar

Location:
Ashland, OR
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
63.00 - kilowatts

The inspiration for Solar Pioneer II is to allow citizens and businesses of Ashland, Oregon to bring renewable energy to the community in a way that is both affordable and doesn't require home installation.

Solar Pioneer I was launched in 2000 and included the installing of a combined 30-kilowatts photovoltaic (PV) systems onto the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Administrative Building, Southern Oregon University and the City of Ashland Civic Center. This first project was designed to familiarize and educate the Ashland community about this technology.

Solar Pioneer II built on... Read full project narrative >>

City of Port Angeles - Maloney Heights

Location:
Port Angeles, WA
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
6.00 - kilowatts

The Serenity House residential facility, Maloney Heights, was completed in December of 2010. A photovoltaic (PV) system was installed onto the building in March of 2011. Thanks to funding provided by the City of Port Angeles, energy monitoring services were provided to Maloney Heights by Solar 4R Schools made real-time performance data from their 6-kilowatt system available to the community. Students and educators analyzed the system's performance data for educational purposes.

A touchscreen kiosk installed at the nearby Feiro Marine Life Center at Pier 1 in Port Angeles, allowed... Read full project narrative >>