November 8th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan
A barrier to EV adoption is lack of education about the convenience and affordability of electric cars. Visuals educate immediately. Spotting EV chargers at schools, parks, and beaches is a significant way many people are alerted to EVs becoming affordable, reliable, and mainstream
May 9th, 2019 | by Nexus Media
“There’s a toxic peer culture on climate neglect. Five to 10 years from now, they won’t believe the silence we’re seeing right now.”
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
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
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."
June 15th, 2018 | by Jake Richardson
Approximately 5,489 K-12 schools in the US now have solar power installations, according to a report created by the Solar Foundation titled Brighter Future: A Study on Solar in U.S. Schools, 2nd Edition.
May 22nd, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
Chances are that today's children will never experience driving a car that runs on fossil fuels. To prepare them, students from two Dutch primary schools are already learning on the playground how to charge their future electric cars
December 6th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Freight Farms converts insulated shipping containers into Leafy Green Machines, hydroponic gardens that can grow up to 4 tons of fresh, sustainable food each year in a space only 40 feet long and 8 feet wide.
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.
November 12th, 2017 | by Carolyn Fortuna
School districts around the U.S. are looking for cost savings through energy efficiency measures
October 15th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
The finalists in the Global High Schools category shock me every year. They offer so much creativity, passion, and goodwill. This year, I was particularly surprised that the teacher from one of the winning schools is a long-time CleanTechnica reader!
August 29th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Schools in Queensland, Australia and on O'ahu in Hawaii are taking advantage of battery storage solutions to further their educational goals.
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
February 18th, 2016 | by Cynthia Shahan
Four elementary schools serving low-income communities in northern Nevada will blossom with greener classrooms. Classrooms with purer air and more [&hellip
February 11th, 2016 | by Rocky Mountain Institute
Originally published on RMI Outlet. By Laurie Guevara-Stone In the United States, school buildings are the third biggest energy user [&hellip
January 15th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
SunEdison has announced that it has signed an agreement with 25 California schools to provide solar covering for their parking [&hellip
September 11th, 2014 | by Cynthia Shahan
A competition that began a few days ago invites students to design imaginative entries, artwork, or film in order to illustrate why [&hellip
June 4th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor
This post first appeared on San Diego Loves Green by Roy Hales Borrego Solar systems has given the benefit of [&hellip
December 25th, 2012 | by Nicholas Brown
The Lake Stevens School District is actually saving their teachers’ jobs, buying more textbooks, and funding a new AP [&hellip
August 28th, 2012 | by Dan Thiede, CERTs
Students and staff at Winona Senior High School took environmental education to a new level with their determination to [&hellip