California State University, Fullerton Integrates Solar Power

California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) and San Jose, Calif.-headquartered SunPower Corp. announced June 28 that construction is now underway on a 4-megawatt SunPower solar power system at three university parking areas.

University of Georgia Dedicates Solar Energy Project

The University of Georgia and Atlanta-headquartered Georgia Power have partnered on a 1-megawatt solar energy project on the university’s campus in Athens to help expand the state’s portfolio of power generation options.

Temecula Valley Schools Embrace Green Energy

A 6-megawatt solar array and energy storage project will soon become a symbol of environmental sustainable for California’s Temecula Valley Unified School District. The project will serve 19 schools throughout the 213-square-mile southern California district as well as the district’s administrative offices, and include energy storage systems at five separate sites.

Catawba College Makes Good on Climate Commitment

Catawba College in Salisbury, N.C. is embarking on a landmark solar energy project.

University Solar Fields on the Rise

By Sameea Kamal
One of the latest trends on college campuses is an increasing number of solar energy fields hosted by universities, made possible by a number of supporting factors.

College Reports Annual Energy Savings of $650,000

As a result of a number of ongoing campus-wide projects, Santa Barbara City College reports reduced energy consumption has saved the school $650,000 over the past year.

Coachella Valley Schools Go Solar

A Southern California real estate/renewable energy development and investment firm is installing a 300-kilowatt solar power system at Xavier College Preparatory High School in Palm Desert.

Timing Right For Solar Project at Calif. School District

The Petaluma City School District in Sonoma County is working on a one-megawatt solar project, comprised of a 675-kilowatt system installed on parking lot canopies at its Casa Grande High School campus and a 385-kilowatt system installation on canopies at its Petaluma High School campus parking lot.

Solar Installation Completed at Arizona High School

Kinney Construction Services and Kyocera Solar announced the completion of a solar electric system at Sedona Red Rock High School in Sedona, Ariz. The 806-kilowatt photovoltaic system is comprised of 3,838 of Kyocera’s KD210 high-efficiency multicrystalline solar panels.

Large-Scale School Solar Contract Signed in Calif.

Mount Diablo Unified School District and SunPower Corp. announced that SunPower was awarded a 30-year contract to design, install and maintain solar power systems at 51 of the district’s schools.