Port Townsend High School

Location:
Port Townsend, WA
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.02 - kilowatts

In February 2008, Port Townsend High School became the first Olympic Peninsula school to participate in BEF’s Solar 4R Schools program and the fifth such installation supported by Puget Sound Energy (PSE) since 2004.

As a Renewable School, Port Townsend High School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1.02-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. Port Townsend High School students and teachers have... Read full project narrative >>

Cleveland High School - Portland

Location:
Portland, OR
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

Cleveland High School was the eighth project to join the Solar 4R Schools™ program. It was one of four Portland metro area schools to receive a photovoltaic (PV) system installation supported by BEF, the Energy Trust of Oregon and Portland General Electric (PGE) during the first quarter of 2005.

As a Renewable School, Cleveland High School continues to demonstrate a commitment to bring hands-on renewable energy education to its classrooms. The school generates clean energy through the on-site 1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system provided by Solar 4R Schools™. Like all Renewable... Read full project narrative >>

Lincoln High School

Location:
Portland, OR
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

Thanks to the generous support of Portland General Electric and the Energy Trust of Oregon, Lincoln High School joined the Solar 4R Schools program in 2005. Lincoln High School, in the Portland School District, is the ninth project in BEF’s Solar 4R Schools program, and one of four metro area schools to receive solar electric panels during the first quarter of 2005.

As a Renewable School, Lincoln High is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their awarded 1-kilowatt photovoltaic system, and leveraging the photovoltaic (PV)... Read full project narrative >>

West Salem High School - Solar

Location:
Salem, OR
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
2.80 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, West Salem High School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 2.8-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. The school opened its doors in the fall of 2002 and the design incorporates many energy efficient and environmentally friendly architectural features.

In 2006, Educators within the school received a customized renewable energy teacher training, hands-on science kit materials to augment the school's existing curricula, and... Read full project narrative >>

Maharishi School

Location:
Fairfield, IA
Grade Level:
PK
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.10 - kilowatts

In 2006, Maharishi School joined the Solar 4R Schools program with a Renewable School project sponsored by the Vote For Change Renewable Energy Project. This project is part of a national effort to raise awareness of the environmental impacts of our energy choices by musical artists such as Stone Gossard, Pearl Jam, REM, Bonnie Raitt, and the Dave Matthews Band.

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

John Hay High School

Location:
Cleveland, OH
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.10 - kilowatts

This project was possible thanks to the generous support of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES). The project installation was led by a "Women in Solar" committee of their 2007 annual conference. This project is the fifth collaboration between Solar 4R Schools and ASES to support solar education, solar career development and energy education in the location of an ASES National Solar Energy Conference.

As a Renewable School, John Hay High School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1.1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV)... Read full project narrative >>

WA School for the Blind

Location:
Vancouver, WA
Grade Level:
PK
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
23.70 - kilowatts

The Ogden Resource Center serves as a test for large scale, state-owned buildings. At the time of installation, the system was one of the largest building-dedicated systems in the Pacific Northwest, based on kilowatts of power generated per square feet of building space. The Ogden Resource center is a new building on the Washington State School for the Blind (WSSB) campus. It serves as Washington's K-12 instructional resource center for blind and visually impaired children. The building integrates many sustainable elements, including the only modular earthroof on the west coast,... Read full project narrative >>

St. Helens High School

Location:
St. Helens, OR
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.10 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, St. Helens High School in St. Helens, Oregon is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1.1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

The project is brightening the future for students at St. Helens High School. The project educates students and teachers on the functions and benefits of solar electric power, while providing clean energy to help offset a portion of the school’s electricity use. The project award was made possible by... Read full project narrative >>

Camas High School

Location:
Camas, WA
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.02 - kilowatts

Since opening in 2003, Camas High School has served as a model of environmental stewardship. By implementing various energy efficiency measures and green design techniques into the building's initial construction, the school has ensured that its lighting, heating and cooling loads require less energy.

As a Renewable School, Camas High School is building a community of renewable energy educators in its school and surrounding district while generating clean energy through their on-site photovoltaic (PV) system and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to... Read full project narrative >>

La Center High School

Location:
La Center, WA
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.02 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, La Center High School (LCHS) is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1.02-kilowatt photovoltaic system, and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. The PV system is part of the school's Sustainables Project, and will demonstrate the environmental and economic opportunity created by renewable energy technology. Through the project, LCHS hopes to introduce the community, students, staff and parents to the various opportunities... Read full project narrative >>

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