Empowering people through data:

A look at Solar Schools in the USA

We analyzed the Solar Foundation’s Solar Schools #GreenData set and discovered the positive impact of students and school administrators working together to tackle climate change.

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Solar Schools

Top 3 Schools (solar pv capacity)

State
School Name
Solar PV Capacity (kw)
NJ
THE LAWRENCEVILLE SCHOOL
6,108.8
MA
System Serves School District
5,750.0
MA
ATTLEBORO HIGH
4,100.0

Schools With No Solar PV Capacity

172

Number of states with solar schools

48

Total USA solar schools cumulative energy output

906,148

Solar Schools Per Year

Total Solar PV Capacity (KW) Per State

Number of solar schools per state

PV Generation Per State

Top 3 schools with the largest solar capacity

#1

The Lawrenceville School

New Jersey
6,108.8 kW
solar capacity
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#2

Plymouth Public Schools

Massachusettes
5,750 kW
solar capacity
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#3

Attleboro Highschool

Massachusettes
4,100 kW
solar capacity
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We are thrilled about going solar. Not only will the Attleboro Public School district save millions over the life of the system, but we're having a positive impact on the environment, and setting a great example for our nearly 6,000 students.

Marc Furtado Director of Finance, Attleboro Public Schools

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About the data

We analyzed data from The Solar Foundation’s Solar Schools #GreenData set to discover our insights. Read more at The Solar Foundation
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How does a school go solar?

Students, Parents, Teachers, Administrators are working together to get solar on their schools and save money on their electricity costs.

Learn more at Generation 180, a non-profit committed to inspiring, empowering, and equipping individuals to take action on clean energy in their homes and communities.

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