Protect Our Winters

Protect Our Winters (POW) is a tax exempt, non-profit organization dedicated to reversing the global warming crisis by uniting the winter sports community and focusing our collective efforts towards a common goal.

Climate change is a serious issue for all of us who are passionate about our winter sports and in some cases, it's how we make our living. If we harness our collective energy and put forth a focused effort, we can have a direct influence on reversing the damage that's been done and ensure that winters are here for generations behind us.

Sponsored Projects:

Champlain Valley Union High School

Location:
Hinesburg, VT
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.00 - kilowatt

Champlain Valley Union High Schools is the first in Vermont to receive a Solar 4R Schools™ project, and was funded by 100-year-old snow sport manufacturer Rossignol and Protect our Winters, a nonprofit that actively engages the global snow sports community to lead the fight against climate change.

As a Renewable School, Champlain Valley Union High School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their awarded 1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring... Read full project narrative >>

Park City High School

Location:
Park City, UT
Grade Level:
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.10 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Park City High School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 1.1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. The project reflects the school’s commitment to educate students, parents and community members about sustainable sources of power. Under full sun conditions, the PV system could light more than 70 compact fluorescent light bulbs. Over a year, it will produce more than 1,000 kilowatt-... Read full project narrative >>