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Green


39 California Schools Win Grants for Energy Education

Thirty-nine schools in California have been selected to receive grants ranging from $1,000-$10,000 for helping students understand renewable energy.

Oregon District To Save $132,000 Annually with Energy Upgrades

Oregon's South Lane School District has agreed to a $2.1 million energy savings performance contract designed to reduce energy costs by approximately $132,000 each year.

California District Launches $3 Million Energy Retrofit

California's Rescue Union School District has launched a $3 million initiative to improve the energy efficiency of school facilities.

California District Installs Solar Power at 21 Schools

Sweetwater Union High School District has completed the installation of solar power systems at 21 schools totaling 9.3 megawatts and capable of providing about 60 percent of the district's energy needs.

New Jersey District Cuts Costs with LED Lighting Upgrade

New Jersey's New Brunswick Public Schools is retrofitting all 10 of its schools with LED tube lights to reduce use of electricity and natural gas.



Maryland District Adds 7,500 Solar Panels

Maryland's Cecil County Public Schools is installing a 2.5-megawatt solar photovoltaic project designed to meet approximately 92 percent of the district's energy needs.

New Jersey District To Save $1 Million Annually with Energy Upgrades

New Jersey's Hillsborough Township Public Schools is undertaking a series of energy upgrades that will save the district approximately $1 million each year.

No-Cost Retrofits Save on Energy Expenditures for Texas District

Looking to reap $240,000 in energy savings, Muenster ISD completes an energy retrofit on older buildings with no upfront investment.

Students Blow through Wind Power in Free Virtual Lab

A new free virtual lab teaches students in grades 9-12 how turbines work to generate wind energy.

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.

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