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.
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 >>