The Clearwater School

Bothell, WA
  • As of 12:06am PDT
  • Power
    Output
    19.0 W
  • Irradiance
    71.2 W/m2
  • Temperature
    Cell
    54.7°F
    Ambient
    54.6°F
  • Lifetime
  • 5,263.0 kWh
    7,368.2 lbs of CO2 Avoided

Weather

Fair at 10:53pm
51 °F/11 °C
Fair at 10:53pm
Wind direction: SE
Wind speed: 3 mph

System Specs

2.0 kW
35.0°
178.0° from North
87%
This week, The Clearwater 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

Participation in this solar project is an expression of The Clearwater School’s commitment to sustainable practices. Through this project our students are learning how solar energy is harnessed and how solar systems are designed and implemented. The solar system and accompanying curriculum provides hands-on experience with sustainable sources of power. We hope our solar project will provide inspiration to the surrounding community about sustainable energy.

The photovoltaic (PV) system features a single 2.38 kW array of 14 Scholt Solar 120-watt PV modules. Under full sun conditions, the system could light more than 150 compact fluorescent light bulbs. Over a year, it will produce more than 2,300 kilowatt-hours of clean, renewable energy.

The Clearwater School was founded in 1996 and has been a Washington State certified private school since 1999. Our school is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that serves children ages 4-19 as a K-12 school. The educational experience at Clearwater provides a unique continuity for students who are able to begin kindergarten in the same school that they achieve their high school diploma.

The goal of this project is to install a photovoltaic system that will substantially reduce our electricity costs and provide an opportunity to educate the community, students, and families of the benefits of solar energy and conservation efforts. Our participation in this project would become an important component of our institutional goal of developing our school as a community learning center that showcases effective, sustainable environmental practices. Our objective is to educate our students and their families as well as the greater community of Snohomish County.