Solar Power World – 8 schools that went solar in 2019
Solar installations powering K-12 schools are on the rise. Creative financing through PPAs and grants help make these nonprofit installations a possibility, and the benefits are vast: Schools save money on electricity, and students get firsthand experience with solar energy.
Most school installations include some educational aspect, from monitoring kiosks to show students the day’s energy harvest and carbon offset, to curriculum developed in conjunction with solar developers to show solar is a viable career path. Here are eight K-12 schools that went solar in a big way in 2019.