After helping to shepherd 25 different solar projects for the Irvine Unified School District, math and science coordinator Mark Sontag knows a thing or two about schools going solar. In this interview, we share his best insights and advice.
Recently I volunteered with GRID Alternatives for a solar installation with a low income family in California. The event was full of high-energy fellow volunteers from SunEdison and GRID Alternatives, a non-profit organization that makes solar technology accessible to low-income communities.
Across the U.S., cities and towns have been rolling out hundreds of renewable energy projects aimed at lowering their annual energy costs, improving community health, and creating jobs. Get some tips on how to start this kind of project in your own town.