Concord Elementary School

Location:
Seattle, WA
Grade Level:
PK-5

Concord Elementary School in Seattle, WA joined the Solar 4R Schools™ program in January 2009 as a Renewable Classroom project. Renewable Classroom projects are designed to build a dedicated community of renewable energy educators within a single school or district, led by a designated "Teacher Champion." Educators within Concord Elementary received a customized renewable energy teacher training, hands-on science kit materials to augment the school's existing curricula, and complete access to the resources available on the Solar4RSchools.org website. Read full project narrative >>

Coupeville Middle and High School

Location:
Coupeville, WA
Grade Level:
6-8
PV System Size:
1.84 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Coupeville Middle and High School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their awarded 1.84-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging educational resources provided by Solar 4R Schools to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

Coupeville School facilities are the main community center for Coupeville and Island County events, hosting thousands of people from over 60 different organizations and educational events each year. This provides an ideal opportunity to educate both the... Read full project narrative >>

Covington Middle School

Location:
Vancouver, WA
Grade Level:
6-8

Covington Middle School in Vancouver, Washington joined the Solar 4R Schools™ program as a Renewable Classroom project in October 2010 thanks to support from Clark Public Utilities. Renewable Classroom projects are designed to build a dedicated community of renewable energy educators within a single school or district, led by a designated "Teacher Champion." In 2010, educators at Covington Middle 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 resources available on the... Read full project narrative >>

Crescent Valley High School

Location:
Corvallis, OR
Grade Level:
9-12
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
2.70 - kilowatts

Thanks to generous support from Consumer Power, Inc., the Solar 4R Schools Renewable Classroom PLUS project provided to Crescent Valley in 2010 has transformed the school's PV system into an interactive classroom tool. During the 2005-2006 academic year, Crescent Valley High School pre-engineering students designed and helped install a 2.7-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system on the school roof. An energy monitoring system provided by Solar 4R Schools has connected the real-time performance data from their PV... Read full project narrative >>

CREST Center

Location:
Wilsonville, OR
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.11 - kilowatts

The Center for Research in Environmental Sciences & Technologies (CREST) is an environmental education center that engages students in hands-on, minds-on science, field research and community service. The Solar 4R Schools™ program was a natural fit for CREST, helping enhance educator's access to STEM classroom resources and renewable energy education training.

As a Renewable School, CREST is actively building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their on-site 1.1-kilowatt photovoltaic system and leveraging the system's performance... Read full project narrative >>

Crestline Elementary

Location:
Vancouver, WA
Grade Level:
K-5
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
12.00 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Crestline Elementary School is demonstrating its commitment to sustainable living and a clean energy future. Thanks to support from Clark Public Utilities, the school is generating renewable solar energy through their 12-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging the system's performance data as an interactive, real-world educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. A wall-mounted, interactive... Read full project narrative >>

Creston K-8

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

Thanks to the support of Gerding Edlen, Portland General Electric and the Energy Trust of Oregon, Creston K-8 School became the host of a 27-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system in July 2009. Under the arrangement, the school will generate renewable energy that will be sold to others.

The Renewable Classroom PLUS project provided by Solar 4R Schools helped Creston extend their commitment to renewable energy education by transforming their PV system into an interactive classroom tool for educators and students throughout their district. Energy monitoring services and equipment provided... Read full project narrative >>

Crow Middle High School

Location:
Eugene, OR
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
11.34 - kilowatts

Crow Middle High School is part of the small, rural Crow-Applegate-Lorane School District comprised of 300 students. Crow’s student body and staff are enthusiastic supporters of sustainability, actively recycling paper, cans, cardboard and plastic. The school also converts cafeteria waste into compost for the school garden. Science students participate in local solar car derby races and have pursued a solar demonstration project for several years.

BEF used funding from Bonneville Power Administration to establish a new Renewable School project at Crow Middle High School in 2014. As... Read full project narrative >>

Da Vinci High Performance Classroom

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

The Da Vinci High Performance Music Classroom is a revolutionary, LEED® Platinum Certified building in Portland, Oregon that showcases the latest innovations in green construction. As a Renewable School, Da Vinci is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators to help inspire the next generation of clean energy leaders.

More than one hundred fifty 32-Watt Solar Save tiles made by Open Energy are integrated into the roof and wired to an inverter on the building. When combined with a smaller, stand-alone photovoltaic (PV) system already located at the site, these two... Read full project narrative >>

Da Vinci Middle School - Tracker

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

As a Renewable School, Da Vinci Arts Middle School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their awarded 1.1-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 school's PV system was strategically installed into their "living garden," a complex system of plants and microorganisms that clean the school's rain runoff and kitchen wastewater. This placement allows Da Vinci students to demonstrate several sustainable... Read full project narrative >>