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Green


Student Group Drives Renewable Energy Project

High school students in Rockport, Maine are using their school's new wind turbine—purchased with funds raised by the students—to study energy issues and find ways to reduce energy consumption on campus.

E-Waste Recycler Adds Public Goal Tracking for Schools

An e-waste recycler has launched a new goal tracking feature that shows school and district participants how close they are to their yearly fundraising goal.

NSF Pumps $1 Million into NY Schools Sustainable Energy Pilot Program

New York City Public Schools is receiving more than $1 million in funding to support a pilot program on sustainable energy designed to draw students into STEM-related fields of study.

New Jersey District Adds 4.5 MW Solar System

New Jersey's Toms River Regional Schools has completed construction of a 4.5-megawatt photovoltaic solar system.

3 California Districts Ramp Up Solar Projects with $32 Million in Projected Savings

Three California school districts have completed solar projects designed to save more than $32 million in electricity costs over 25 years.



Maryland District Part of 1,600 MWh Aggregate County Solar Project

Two schools in a small district in Maryland will be able to take advantage of a new solar installation that will also produce electricity for three other entities in the community. The project is the first public sector solar system in the state to benefit from a new law that allows for aggregate, net-metering, whereby one solar system can serve multiple customers.

4 Arizona Schools Go Solar

Four Tucson-area schools will soon be solar-powered.

Illinois School District Spending $1.1 Million on Energy Upgrades

A small school district in Illinois has signed a $1.1 million contract to do work on its facilities that will reduce its energy needs.

San Lorenzo Unified School District To Save 4.5 Million with Solar Energy

The San Lorenzo Unified School District in Northern California has tapped a school modernization bond to install its first solar project.

Scottsdale District To Save $22 Million with Solar Power

An Arizona school district said it expects to reduce its electricity costs by $22.4 million over 25 years with the installation of a solar power system.

SunPower Foundation One Million Lights Partner on Solar Education

Two California nonprofit organizations are coming together to provide solar power education to K-12 schools.

Extreme Makeover: Green Schools Edition

The Green Schoolhouse Series will make gifts of state-of-the-art, multimillion-dollar green schools to underserved districts, all with the help of volunteers and corporate sponsors.

California District To Save $18 Million with Solar

The William S. Hart Union High School District in Santa Clarita Valley, CA is building a photovoltaic (PV) solar system designed to produce between $18 and $20 million in energy savings over 20 years.

Lawrenceville School Builds 30-Acre Solar 'Farm'

New Jersey's Lawrenceville School has installed a 6.1-megawatt photovoltaic system that is expected to generate enough electricity to offset 90 percent of its annual power needs.

New Jersey School Goes Solar To Reduce Costs, Emissions

Blairstown, NJ-based boarding school Blair Academy has completed the installation of a 253-kilowatt solar electric system that is expected to meet nearly 7 percent of the campus' electric needs and save $16,500 in electricity costs during its first year of installation.

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