Da Vinci High Performance Classroom

Location:
Portland, OR
Grade Level:
6th
7th
8th
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 >>

Castleford School

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

As a Renewable School project, Castleford School strives to build a community of renewable energy educators thanks to the support and resources provided through their Renewable School project from Solar 4R Schools™.

The school continually generates clean energy on-site through their 1.1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system while leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. Like all Renewable School projects, energy monitoring services provided by Solar 4R Schools™ makes the live energy generation data from their PV... Read full project narrative >>

Meadows Valley School

Location:
New Meadows, ID
Grade Level:
PK
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

As a Renewable School, Meadows Valley School in New Meadows, Idaho is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1-kilowatt photovoltaic system, and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

Teachers were encouraged by the attention renewable energy has been receiving locally and nationally and wanted to bring that knowledge about it to their community by integrating renewable energy education into their lesson plans. Meadows Valley hopes to impact... Read full project narrative >>

Grace Lutheran School

Location:
Pocatello, ID
Grade Level:
PK
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

As a Renewable School project, Grace Lutheran 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 as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

The system was installed on the school roof in clear view of thousands of cars that pass each day. The pre-kindergarten to 8th-grade school incorporated the live system performance data into several educational experiences, including newspaper reporting on the project, a website... Read full project narrative >>

Marshall Middle School

Location:
Olympia, WA
Grade Level:
6th
7th
8th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

As a Renewable School, Marshall Middle School in Olympia, Washington is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1-kilowatt photovoltaic system, and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

Thanks to a grant from Puget Sound Energy, students at Olympia's Marshall Middle School can now study renewable energy first hand. The 1.1 kW solar photovoltaic demonstration project, dedicated on October 23, 2008, enables students to explore how clean, renewable... Read full project narrative >>

Journeys School - Fixed Pole

Location:
Jackson, WY
Grade Level:
PK
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

As a Renewable School, Journeys School of Teton Science Schools is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their upgraded photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

Before teaming up with the Solar 4R Schools program, Journeys already had two photovoltaic (PV) systems installed on their campus: a wall-mounted grid-tied system; and a non-grid-tied pole-mounted system. As part of their project, the Solar 4R Schools team helped... Read full project narrative >>

Pathfinder Elementary

Location:
Seattle, WA
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
Technology Type:

Pathfinder K-8 School was the first site designated by the Seattle School District for installation of solar equipment and the site of a major Seattle Green Power kickoff event in January 2002. Construction began in June 2002 and the project actually began producing power in January 2003. As part of a city-wide update and repair, Seattle City Light supported the repairs on the photovoltaic system at Pathfinder K-8 School. In 2008, educators within the school received a customized renewable energy teacher training, hands-on science kit materials to augment the school's existing curricula,... Read full project narrative >>

Washington Middle School - Seattle

Location:
Seattle, WA
Grade Level:
7th
8th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.20 - kilowatts

Washington Middle School's photovoltaic (PV) system was originally installed in July 2004. Located on a hill above Seattle's old historic downtown, Washington Middle School is exposed directly to seasonal winds coming off Puget Sound and the Pacific Ocean. Seattle City Light worked closely with the Seattle School District and the Seattle Planning Department to overcome these challenges. This collaboration produced an elegant, yet sturdy 1.2-kilowatt PV installation that demonstrates the practicality of photovoltaics under less-than-perfect conditions.

In addition to building a... Read full project narrative >>

Merrill Middle School

Location:
Des Moines, IA
Grade Level:
6th
7th
8th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.10 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Merrill Middle School in Des Moines, Iowa is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their awarded 1.1-kilowatt photovoltaic system, and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. 

  Installed in 2008, the system at Merrill Middle School is just one of five schools nationwide to receive a Renewable School project from Solar 4R Schools that year as a result of the generous support of Wells Fargo. Educators within the school received a... Read full project narrative >>

Journeys School - BIPV

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

As a Renewable School, Journeys School of Teton Science Schools is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their upgraded photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

Before teaming up with the Solar 4R Schools program, Journeys School already had two photovoltaic (PV) systems installed on their campus: a wall-mounted grid-tied system; and a non-grid-tied pole-mounted system. As part of their project, the Solar 4R Schools team... Read full project narrative >>

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