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Atlantic County Schools Goes Solar at 2 Sites

The Atlantic County School District has completed installation of two solar power projects totaling 600 kilowatts.

Baltimore School Cuts Emissions, Beefs up STEM Ed with Solar Power

Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School has completed installation of a 178-kilowatt solar energy project.

Thacher School Goes Solar with Help from Senior Class

California's Thacher School is installing a 676,139-watt solar power system, thanks to the school's senior class gift and additional funding from a foundation.

Ohio District Flips the Switch on LED Lighting To Reduce Energy Costs

Ohio's Goshen Local School District recently retrofitted its buildings with LED lights for a projected energy cost savings of $61,000 each year.

Montgomery County Schools To Save $200,000 Annually with Solar

Maryland's Montgomery County Public School System is going solar with a 2.8-megawatt project at eight schools.



Temecula Valley USD To Save $35 Million with Solar Power

The Temecula Valley Unified School District is adding a six megawatt solar installation and an energy storage project in an effort to reduce energy costs.

Knox County Schools Add Solar Energy as Part of County Initiative

Eleven schools in Knox County, TN will get new solar photovoltaic panels as a result of a deal between the county and a private partner.

NC Middle School Sets Bar for K-12 Energy Efficiency

A LEED-certified middle school in North Carolina that opened in 2013 has gone public with one aspect of its approach to energy efficiency.

Burbank Unified Switches to Reclaimed Water for Irrigation

A southern California school district is gradually introducing the use of reclaimed water for irrigation as part of a $110 million capital projects and technology bond initiative.

International Teachers Meet in San Diego for Green Boot Camp

Teachers from nearly a dozen countries are meeting in San Diego this week to learn and gain resources to teach students about energy efficiency, the environment and sustainability.

Texas District Cuts Energy Costs with Ice Tanks

The Alamo Heights Independent School District has adopted ice-based energy storage technology to cool more than 325,000 square feet during peak demand for its 900-kilowatt solar power systems.

California Physics Students Expose Energy Suck at District Office

A group of California high school students told their district to start turning off lights and managing its computer power usage better.

New Hampshire School Doubles Down on Solar Power

New Hampshire's Proctor Academy is adding more solar arrays as the result of a push from the school's student environmental action group.

Cesar Chavez Adds Solar Power for Reduced Energy Costs, Improved STEM Opportunities

The Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools for Public Policy has installed an interactive learning solar power system at its Washington D.C. Parkside Campus.

Oakland USD Adds Solar To Reduce Energy Costs, Increase STEM Opportunities

Oakland Unified School District has installed solar panels at 16 schools, totaling 3.6 megawatts. In addition to energy, the installations will provide STEM education opportunities for OUSD students.

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