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How Your Kid’s (Or Kids’) School Can Go Solar

May 26th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

With solar being a popular choice for those looking to save on their energy costs, it's no surprise that schools are taking advantage of it as well. Furthermore, many more schools could save money by going solar


The Case For Solar Endowments

May 1st, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

University and college endowments in the U.S. looking for strong, sustainable revenue streams would do well to embrace on-site solar generation, and the solar industry would thrive if it could forge the partnership. Solar installations would deliver stronger and more reliable returns than current investments, and create many opportunities, including enhanced fundraising, positive press, and community appeal to current and prospective students


Texas State Technical College Is 1st Texas School Chosen For Tesla START

February 6th, 2020 | by Johnna Crider

Waco's Texas State Technical College has been chosen as the first school in Texas for Tesla START, the Silicon Valley company's electric vehicle service program. Tesla START, which stands for Student Automotive Technician Program, is a 12-week program and could create an opportunity for a Tesla service center in Waco


Boosting School District Revenue & Sustainability With Energy Storage

November 11th, 2018 | by Sponsored Content

Mountain View Los Altos (MVLA) High School District was the first district in the state to combine energy storage with solar power generation and electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in partnership with ENGIE Storage. Engie has years of experience helping K-12 school districts generate cost savings and improve the economics of sustainability measures with our GridSynergy® energy storage systems and software platform


ForeFront Power To Install 3.7 Megawatts Of Solar At 13 California School Sites

August 29th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson

ForeFront Power has been selected by three California school districts to install 3.7 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic capacity across 13 locations. Over 5 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity is expected to be generated each year by the solar canopy installations. Bryan Taylor, the company's Public Sector Sales Director, answered some questions for CleanTechnica about the projects


Tesla Donating $37½ Million To Nevada Schools (Video)

August 4th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman

As the Gigafactory in Nevada continues to grow, so does Tesla's commitment to local schools. Tesla is looking to "give students more access to specialized fields of study such as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)," according to Teslarati. JB Straubel, Tesla's co-founder and CTO, explains, "The demand for STEM jobs in Nevada will continue to grow dramatically over the next few years."


Solar Schools Are Better Schools

November 29th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Hot off the presses, a new report released today by SEIA, The Solar Foundation, and Generation 180 shows vast growth in solar on K-12 schools in the United States.


Ohio Wind Energy Promised Power, Light, & Knowledge, But No More

March 28th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

Superintendent Ken Amstutz dreamed of propelling his rural Ohio school district into a high-tech future with nearly a million dollars in annual revenue from a single wind farm set to go online this year. That was until the state legislature blocked wind development across Ohio, halting construction of the Long Prairie Wind Farm and leaving Amstutz’s district in financial limbo



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