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These Santa Barbara School District solar microgrids have a resilience model others should copy

These Santa Barbara School District solar microgrids have a resilience model others should copy

September 30, 2020 at 9:59 am 0 comments

In a big win for clean local energy and resilience in the Santa Barbara region, the Santa Barbara Unified School District (SBUSD) Board unanimously voted last week to proceed with Solar Microgrid projects throughout the District, along with additional standalone solar projects. For the Santa Barbara Unified Solar Plus EnergyRead More

Students in Salt Lake City drive school district to 100 percent clean energy commitment

Students in Salt Lake City drive school district to 100 percent clean energy commitment

June 15, 2020 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Earlier this month, the Salt Lake City District School board passed a resolution unanimously establishing the goal of transitioning the school district to 100% clean electricity by 2030, and off of fossil fuels for heating and transportation by 2040. This effort was led by students from Salt Lake’s three majorRead More

This Virginia school district will be half-powered by solar thanks to Secure Futures Solar

This Virginia school district will be half-powered by solar thanks to Secure Futures Solar

June 10, 2020 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

Orange County Public Schools has signed an agreement with Secure Futures Solar of Staunton to install and operate solar panels at eight facilities across the school division for a total capacity of 2.5 MW of power. That’s enough to provide nearly half of the total electricity for the facilities. JustRead More

Six Ohio school districts are going solar with no upfront cost via Inovateus, En-Trust

Six Ohio school districts are going solar with no upfront cost via Inovateus, En-Trust

May 21, 2020 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

Inovateus Solar, a Midwest solar developer, and En-Trust, an energy service and finance company for K-12 education, are collaborating on a portfolio of solar and energy efficiency projects for six Ohio school districts. When completed in 2020, the initial 10 solar and energy efficiency improvements will provide an average ofRead More

Solar parking canopies shading school buses at Analy High School, a Sage Energy site in the West Sonoma County Union High School District.

Santa Barbara School District to build solar-driven microgrids to improve community resilience

December 19, 2019 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

As deadly wildfires and Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) become the “new normal” in California, communities are increasingly turning to renewables-driven microgrids to maintain power for their most critical loads during grid outages that can last for days or potentially weeks. To bring these communities unparalleled economic, environmental, and resilienceRead More

Cool story: Utah high schooler works to get her school a $100,000 solar system

Cool story: Utah high schooler works to get her school a $100,000 solar system

November 4, 2019 at 1:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A portion of the energy used by an Ogden-area high school is now coming from the sun, after a student took the matter of renewable energy into her own hands. St. Joseph’s Catholic High School senior Olivia Arbogast first approached the principal last year about getting solar panels on theRead More

Standard Solar adds California’s Lake Elsinore Unified School District to its solar project portfolio

Standard Solar adds California’s Lake Elsinore Unified School District to its solar project portfolio

October 2, 2019 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

  Standard Solar keeps expanding its footprint across the country, announcing this week the acquisition of a 7-MW portfolio of distributed generation solar projects for the Lake Elsinore Unified School District (LEUSD) in Lake Elsinore, Calif. The portfolio will be a mix of landfill ground mounts and solar canopies. TheRead More

912-kilowatt rooftop solar array. Photo credits: ReVision Energy.

Details on ReVision Energy’s largest rooftop solar project yet: Dover High School

August 27, 2019 at 8:19 am Comments are Disabled

ReVision Energy has completed the installation of the largest rooftop solar array in company history. The project at the Dover High School and Career Technical Center in Dover, N.H., includes 2,581 solar panels, increasing the state’s solar capacity by 1.5 percent and saving Dover taxpayers more than $4 million long-termRead More

Indiana school district to build two solar arrays to power its three schools

Indiana school district to build two solar arrays to power its three schools

July 16, 2019 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

Indiana’s Hamilton Southeastern Schools is partnering with Ameresco, Inc. to bring renewable energy to the school district in the form of ground mount solar farms. Two solar arrays comprised of 4,800 panels will power three of the district’s schools. Ameresco has also provided Hamilton Southeastern Schools with two solar wagonsRead More

New York to provide schools with energy benchmarking services

New York to provide schools with energy benchmarking services

April 15, 2019 at 9:32 am Comments are Disabled

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced a new program for Prekindergarten through Grade 12 schools (P-12) to receive free energy benchmarking services for up to three years. The program provides schools with a mechanism to measure, track, and assess their energy usage and greenhouse gasRead More