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Power to learn: Puerto Rico schools get the microgrid treatment

RMI and Save the Children to install renewable microgrids in 12 schools in Puerto Rico, ensuring access to education, bolstering the grid, and serving the larger community.

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Off-grid school Australia’s first to run 100% on solar, battery storage

New-build, off-grid school north of Perth, Western Australia, becomes first in Australia to be powered completely by rooftop solar and battery storage.

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Perth private school turns to “cheaper, cleaner” solar to slash power costs

A 120-year old private school in Western Australia is expecting to save around $235,000 a year on its energy costs after installing an impressive 512kW of rooftop solar.

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Hundreds of Queensland state schools to go solar

Qld govt to fund solar and energy efficiency roll out across around 800 state schools, in bid to cut the collective energy bill by 20%.

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Solar portables that can help power schools tested in NSW pilot

An ARENA-backed pilot at two NSW schools will trial super efficient portables with enough solar to power three classrooms.

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Private schools go big on solar – a lesson in ethics and good business

Perth's Christ Church Grammar to install 670kW of solar, to save $195,000 a year, and teach its students a valuable lesson. Meanwhile, across the continent, a Melbourne school looks like going even bigger.

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Victorian school installs 500kW rooftop solar system

United Solar Energy wins tender to install 500kW rooftop PV system at Northern Bay College in Geelong, as more and more Australian schools turn to solar.

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Catholic schools go big in rooftop solar and battery storage

A massive solar and storage rollout has begun for schools in Central Queensland, contracting for rooftop PV totalling more than 4MW with battery storage of 3MWh.

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Schools are leading the charge on solar in Sydney’s East

A joint initiative by Randwick, Waverley and Woollahra Councils, Solar my School is helping schools make the switch to solar by providing free independent expert advice and support, from start to finish.

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SA govt to install solar at 40 schools, fund lighting upgrades

South Australian government announces $15m scheme to fund rooftop solar and energy efficiency upgrades for schools across the state.

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