Capital High School

Boise, ID
  • As of 6:36am MDT
  • Power
    Output
    36.0 W
  • Irradiance
    0.0 W/m2
  • Temperature
    Cell
    0.0°F
    Ambient
    0.0°F
  • Lifetime
  • 8,803.9 kWh
    12,325.5 lbs of CO2 Avoided

Weather

Fog at 5:53am
43 °F/6 °C
Fog at 5:53am
Wind direction: N
Wind speed: 0 mph

System Specs

1/1/2006
1.0 kW
0%

System Installer

  • Solar Cascade
This week, Capital High School generated Kilowatt-hours of electricity.From fossil-fueled sources, this amount of electricity would have emitted lbs of CO2 into the atmosphere.

This could power:

  • An electric toothbrush for
  • A 42" plasma-screen television for
  • A typical video game system for

The largest of five Idaho schools awarded a Solar 4R Schools photovoltaic (PV) system in 2007, Capital High School has more than 1,900 students, thereby providing an exceptional opportunity to expose a broad audience to solar power technology. Although energy generated by the system offsets a portion of the school’s electricity bills, its primary focus is education. Solar 4R School's renewable energy curriculum is included in the school’s environmental science classes. Teachers help students use the system’s data to enhance their understanding of solar power generation.