Hosford Middle School

Location:
Portland, OR
Grade Level:
6th
7th
8th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
3.00 - kilowatts

MLS WORKS, the sustainability arm of Major League Soccer, became a Solar 4R Schools program partner in 2013. In partnership with its sponsor Continental Tire, MLS WORKS collaborated with the Solar 4R Schools team identify and provide a Renewable School project to Hosford Middle School.

As a Renewable School, Hosford Middle School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 3-kilowatt photovoltaic system and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.... Read full project narrative >>

Jason Lee Elementary School

Location:
Portland, OR
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
3.08 - kilowatts

Through generous funding by ecological charity concert series Ecopalooza; Gunderson, a Greenbrier Company; and Pacific Power's Blue Sky renewable energy program, Jason Lee School in Portland, Oregon can now bring renewable energy topics to life in their classrooms. As a Renewable School, Jason Lee Elementary School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 3.08-kilowatt photovoltaic system, and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool.

In 2013, educators within the school received a customized... Read full project narrative >>

Bandon City Offices

Location:
Bandon, OR
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
7.50 - kilowatts

In 2013, the City of Bandon, Oregon installed a 7.5-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system onto a covered parking structure at their city offices. Energy monitoring services and equipment provided to the City by Solar 4R Schools in order to connect real-time performance data from their existing PV system and a nearby electric vehicle charging station to the Energy Exploration Center at Solar4RSchools.org. This project underscores the City's commitment to sustainability, community engagement and education.

At Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF), we believe addressing the planet’... Read full project narrative >>

Paisley School

Location:
Paisley, OR
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
2.30 - kilowatts

As a Renewable School, Paisley School in Paisley, Oregon is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their 2.3-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system, and leveraging the PV system as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. With an average of 5.12 peak sun hours a day, Paisley, Oregon is one of the most solar resource intensive areas of the state.

In 2013, educators within the school received a customized renewable energy teacher training, hands-on science kit materials to augment the school's existing... Read full project narrative >>

Tillamook PUD Headquarters

Location:
Tillamook, OR
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
6.00 - kilowatts

In 2012, the Tillamook PUD installed a 6-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system at their main office in Tillamook, Oregon. This system is visible to the public and will be available as an educational tool. The system is comprised of all Oregon-made products; the SolarWorld PV modules were made in Hillsboro, the PV Powered DC-AC power inverter made in La Pine, and the SunStorage parking shelter made in Enterprise. These products could all be part of a residential or business installation and have been installed to model all PUD code requirements.

Energy monitoring services provided to the... Read full project narrative >>

Henrietta Lacks Health & Bioscience High School

Location:
Vancouver, WA
Grade Level:
9th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
11.00 - kilowatts

The Evergreen School District (ESD) has fully adopted and embraced sustainability throughout their campuses. 

As a Renewable School, Henrietta Lacks Health and Bioscience High School is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their awarded 11-kilowatt PV system and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms. Energy monitoring provided to the school has connected the live performance data from their PV system to the Energy Exploration Center at Solar4RSchools.... Read full project narrative >>

Orlo Vista Elementary School

Location:
Orlando, FL
Grade Level:
PK
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.10 - kilowatts

Orlo Vista Elementary School’s 1.1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system was unveiled on August 6th, 2005 during the Hands-On PV Workshop for Women at the American Solar Energy Society’s 2005 Solar World Congress. The installation was made possible by funding provided by the Vote For Change Renewable Energy Project, a national effort to raise awareness of the environmental impact of our energy choices by artists such as Stone Gossard, Pearl Jam, REM, Bonnie Raitt and the Dave Matthews Band.

Renewable Classroom projects are designed to build a dedicated community of renewable energy... Read full project narrative >>

Barnard Elementary School

Location:
Washington DC, MD
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
1.02 - kilowatts

In September of 2006, Barnard Elementary School became one of six beneficiaries of photovoltaic (PV) system projects sponsored by the Vote For Change Renewable Energy Project. The 1.1-kilowatt PV system installed at the school was part of a national effort by artists such as Stone Gossard, Pearl Jam, REM, Bonnie Raitt and the Dave Matthews Band to raise public awareness of the environmental impact of our energy choices. ... Read full project narrative >>

Central Washington University

Location:
Ellensburg, WA
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
29.00 - kilowatts

In October 2012, Central Washington University completed the installation of a nearly 30-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system on their expanded Hogue Hall building.

Hogue Hall, one of the nation’s most advanced facilities for industrial and engineering technology, is home to CWU’s Engineering Technologies, Safety, and Construction (ETSC) department, acknowledged as the region’s premier construction management program. ETSC offers Washington’s only specialization in heavy civil construction, which is required for highways, bridges, and other major infrastructure projects. The energy... Read full project narrative >>

Glenwood School

Location:
Glenwood, WA
Grade Level:
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Technology Type:
PV System Size:
5.76 - kilowatts

As the recipient of a Renewable School project, Glenwood School in rural Washington state is building a dedicated community of renewable energy educators, generating clean energy through their on-site photovoltaic (PV) system and leveraging the system's performance data as an educational tool to bring energy topics to life in their classrooms.

Educators within the school received a customized renewable energy teacher training, hands-on science kit materials to augment the school's existing curricula,... Read full project narrative >>

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