More good news in solar: the California Solar Schools program recently unveiled its plans to connect K-12 and state colleges with solar panel installations. While the project will save the state $1.5 billion in energy costs, it will also help California students access professional opportunities in the solar industry. This project is a win-win, and demonstrates how clean energy innovation can save costs and create jobs. This is the sort of success story our congress needs to be studying. Thanks to Brit Ligett from Inhabit for this story.
Cash-strapped California is in the midst of a Solar Schools initiative that will help the state save over $1.5 billion in energy costs over the next 30 years. In partnership with SunPower, the California Solar Schools program helps K-12 and higher education institutions across the state take advantage of local solar subsidies that will partially fund the installation of solar panels on their buildings. In addition to helping the schools onto the clean energy boat, the initiative aims to teach kids in those schools about professions in the renewable energy sector…
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