Its summertime, and that means one of our themes is solar energy! As the sun shines its great to see so many schools installing solar panels to help power their educational experience. By 2013 over 500 schools in the United States had installed solar panels, not only reducing environmental impacts, but educating students every day through the usage of solar energy.

Solar Playground

Photo from The Solar Foundation, click to visit their guide to taking schools solar!

There are varying scales of size and impact from school to school, from more demonstrative projects to systems that look to supply a large portion of the energy needs of the school.

For more information the original article can be found here, as well as information on how to help your local school go solar!

Date: 2013-06-13

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