Category Archives: Solar

Lots of Money to Make California Schools Greener

California invests to make schools green

During the fall campaign, California’s attention was focused on the presidential race and Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax measure. But in a historic, largely overlooked environmental shift, the state’s voters also triggered a multibillion-dollar tidal wave of new green spending. By overwhelmingly passing Proposition 39, voters closed a tax loophole on out-of-state corporations that will generate

School Committee Meeting on Solar panels

Belmont, MA – At the Nov. 20 meeting, the School Committee moved that the School Department enter into negotiations with Broadway Electric of Boston for the installation of solar electric generating panels on the roof of the Wellington Elementary School. Co-chair of the Energy Committee, Roger Colton, gave a presentation on solar panel installation at

Donations Sought for Solar Panels on Worthington Schools

Worthington, OH – Thomas Van Cleef has launched a nonprofit corporation that aims to place solar panels on Worthington schools. With donations from companies and individuals, he hopes to allow seven schools to eventually receive free power from the sun. Solar Cascade.org, a Worthington-based 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, was created specifically to fund and install large-scale

Langley Academy May Be The Ultimate Green School

The Ultimate Green School Langley Academy

From a biomass boiler to school-grown veg, Langley Academy has fully embraced sustainability. Headteacher Rhodri Bryant talks to Emma Drury about the school’s green ethos… How did the idea come about to make Langley Academy a sustainable project? Sustainability is very close to the heart of our sponsors and was always going to be key