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Energy Class
Type: Article/Report
Summary: Antioch Community High School (Illinois) is making its own electricity, heating its own water and even selling electricity to a local utility. They are tapping into a nearby landfill.
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Fleet Applications & Niche Markets
Type: Article/Report - List - Web site
Summary: Alternative Fuel Vehicle Fleets and Niche Markets for School Buses, School Bus Toolkit (to help introduce alternative fuel vehicles to the school bus niche market)and a list of case studies and success stories from school districts around the country and publi...
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Fuels for Schools
Type: Article/Report - Case Study - Powerpoints, videos and virtual tours - Recycled Products - Web site
Summary: Fuels for Schools is a partnership of several state and US Forest Services in the Western US who are combining resources to "promote and encourage the use of wood biomass as a renewable, natural resource to provide a clean, readily available energy source suit...
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Las Vegas Serves up Biodiesel for local Schools
Type: Article/Report - Case Study
Summary: In a pilot program the Las Vegas school district began running its schools buses with biodiesel fuels. The fuelstock for the biodiesel did not come from soy beans but rather grease from the casinos.
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Missouri Schools Going Solar Celebrates First Installation
Type: Case Study
Summary: Parkway Northeast Middle School became the first of 15 Missouri schools to receive an interconnected, one-kilowatt (kW) photovoltaic array, thanks to Missouri Schools Going Solar (MSGS), a solar energy education project created by the Missouri Department of Na...
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School Building Case Studies
Type: Article/Report - Case Study
Summary: This list of schools features schools across the country who installed geoexchange systems, and each case study provides features and savings realized by the school.
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Schools in Illinois Going Solar
Type: Case Study
Summary: This list provides a look at schools in the Chicago area and beyond the Chicago area that have selected to use solar energy in one way or another.
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Solar Electric Power Association
Type: Article/Report - Case Study - Fact sheet - Web site
Summary: This is a guide to schools enjoying the benefits of solar energy. It offers an introduction to solar energy in US Schools, photovoltaics, passive solar and solar thermal, creating better schools and performance contracting. Additionally the site offers a list...
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Sustainable Development Project, Cochrane High School, Alberta, Canada
Type: Article/Report - Case Study - Experiment - School Projects - Web site
Summary: In June 2000, two Cochrane High School science teachers decided to create a real-life example of sustainable development as a learning tool for their students. Their plan was to install solar panels and a wind turbine on the roof of the school. They gathered a...
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