Crescent Valley High School

Live Solar Electric Generation

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At Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF), we believe addressing the planet’s most pressing environmental challenges requires innovation, creative problem solving and discovering a new way of doing business that values the natural resources we depend on. We also believe education plays a critical role in securing a clean energy, low-carbon future. Our nationally renowned Solar 4R Schools program is inspiring a new generation of clean energy leaders with the insight and innovative thinking necessary to solve the nation’s most pressing energy challenges. To get there, we’re transforming solar technology into a complete STEM classroom learning experience. With the help of our corporate, nonprofit and utility funding partners, our vision is to integrate engaging renewable energy education into every science classroom in the nation. Learn more at

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BONNEVILLE POWER ADMINISTRATION is a federal nonprofit agency based in the Pacific Northwest. Although BPA is part of the U.S. Department of Energy, it is self-funding and covers its costs by selling its products and services. BPA markets wholesale electrical power from 31 federal hydro projects in the Columbia River Basin, one nonfederal nuclear plant and several other small nonfederal power plants. The dams are operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bureau of Reclamation. About one-third of the electric power used in the Northwest comes from BPA.

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CONSUMERS POWER, INC. is a privately owned nonprofit rural electric cooperative serving 17,426 members in parts of six counties in Oregon: Benton, Lincoln, Lane, Linn, Polk, and Marion. CPI’s headquarters are located at 6990 West Hills Road, Philomath, Oregon, near Corvallis, home of Oregon State University, in the heart of the Willamette Valley.


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Crescent Valley High School would like to thank the following individuals and organizations that helped make this installation possible: Christopher Dymond and Tom Hewes, Oregon Department of Energy, Jonathan Carroll, Brian Wilson, Kirk Bailey and other Solar Creek volunteers, Dee Wendel and Footwise, James Reismiller, Abundant Solar and Meyer Memorial Trust