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California District To Save $2 Million with Solar Power

California's Rosedale Union School District is launching a solar power initiative projected to save more than $2 million over the course of 20 years.

Energy Department, National Science Teachers Choose Home Energy Ed Challenge Winners

The United States Department of Energy and the National Science Teachers Association have chosen the winners of the America's Home Energy Education Challenge.

California District To Save $7 Million with Energy Upgrades

Nuevo, CA-based Nuview Union School District is launching a sustainability program guaranteed to save more than $7 million in its first 20 years.

Wind Energy Contest Picks Middle and High School Winners

After 35 teams, consisting of middle and high school students, built and tested handcrafted wind turbines, KidWind has picked the winners of its national challenge, designed to increase awareness and interest in clean energy engineering.

California District To Save $380,000 Annually with Solar Power

California's Pajaro Valley Unified School District will install solar power systems, projected to reduce energy costs by approximately $380,000 each year, at five schools.



Santee School District Monitors Energy Usage in Real Time

From Sept. 29 to Oct. 19, 2013, students, faculty and staff at Santee School District in Southern California competed to achieve the greatest percentage reduction in their school's electricity use by turning off lights when not needed, unplugging electronics after the school day finished and engaging in other energy conservation actions. The district saved a total of 35,203 kilowatt-hours, resulting in about $7,500 in savings.

Report: Americans Value School Buildings, Rate Current Infrastructure Poor to Fair

A new survey suggests that most Americans, 90 percent, think it's important to improve public school buildings.

Constellation Awards $310,000 in Energy Education Grants

Ten winning institutions will share in $310,000 to fund renewable energy education programs thanks to Constellation Energy's 2013 E2 Energy to Educate grant program.

How Green Tech Can Save You Green

Sustainable technology strategies can shrink both your school system's carbon footprint and its energy bills.

Indiana School District Saves Big with Computing Device Plug Management

School City of Hammond, a school district in Indiana with an annual utility bill of more than $3.5 million annually, has gone public with its use of software to manage the energy usage of its computing devices.

California District Goes Solar With Rooftop Arrays

The San Diego Unified School District has completed a solar array designed to provide solar energy to 29 schools and two other district facilities.

Texas High School Deploys Renewable Energy Thanks to Student Club

Taylor High School has deployed a renewable energy system that brings together solar and wind power in an effort to reduce costs and teach students about sustainable energy.

North Carolina School Adopts Solar To Save $16 Million

Sandy Grove Middle School, located in Hoke County, NC, has deployed a photovoltaic solar power system, making it a net producer of energy.

Lucid's BuildingOS Unites Energy Data

Lucid is introducing BuildingOS, an "online operating system" for buildings. The new service can pull data from 150 meter types and building systems, including utility meters, building and lighting controls, sub-meters, onsite generation feeds, and plug loads meters.

Montana School District Could Save $140K Annually with Energy Efficiency Improvements

A Montana school district is looking to save more than $140,000 per year through improvements made to 12 of its school buildings -- improvements that are designed to make them more energy-efficient. The changes, which will be finished by the end of 2013, will come at no up-front cost to the district.

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