Category Archives: Energy Efficiency

Wind turbine installed at Central High School

Woodstock, VA – After a lengthy process of filling out applications, finding funding and receiving permits, a permanent wind turbine was installed at Central High School on Monday afternoon. Back in 2010, teachers at the school learned about the Wind for Schools project, which educates a community on wind energy options while making wind data

Maine School District Makes Energy-saving Pledge

North Berwixk, ME – MSAD 60 (the school district for the towns of Berwick, North Berwick, and Lebanon, Maine) joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Low Carbon IT Campaign by enabling the power management, or sleep mode, on their computers, monitors and photocopying equipment. This simple step will help reduce the nation’s growing

Net Zero Schools – How Renewable Energy is Rescuing Schools From Budget Cuts

As the new Richardsville Elementary School rose from its foundations on a rural road north of Bowling Green, Ky., fourth-grader Colton Hendrick was watching closely. He would climb to the top of the playground equipment across the street and watch construction crews hauling in bamboo flooring and solar panels. “He wants to be an architect

Citizen Power Provides Free Sustainable Energy Training and Teaching Materials to Pennsylvania Educators

Pittsburg, PA – Over 1,000 Pennsylvania teachers will have received free teaching materials and hands-on training in renewable energy and energy efficiency as of the milestone November 14, 2012 Sustainable Energy Education Workshop being held by Citizen Power. Citizen Power, a non-profit environmental and consumer advocacy organization, started the Sustainable Energy Education Project in 2008