Thanks to you! Second generation of solar electricity at Central Park School for Children
I'm writing with really exciting news. Earlier this year we received a $20,000 grant to install a 5 KW grid tied system at our new middle school. We need to... Read more
Article in the Durham Herald Sun
Here is an article published Friday in the Durham Herald Sun about our project:
Department of Energy Video and Presidential support
We were really lucky to have some people from the Department of Energy come down and spend a day with us and learn about our project. They made a video... Read more
Who said there is nothing good in the newspaper?
This week an article the students wrote was published in the Durham newspaper. Check it out and you can learn about how our system works and why we think this... Read more
Flipping the Switch!
We've been really busy the last month finishing up suns, printing CDs and pictures, but not just that. We also mounted all the panels and got all the... Read more
First Solar Workday
Hey everyone! On 4/21/13, we had our first solar workday!!!
Heres a list of the things we completed:
One group painted the wind turbine’s tower green and the blades yellow... Read more
Sun Production and our turbine has arrived!
We just started back to school this week after our spring intersession and got right back into the swing of things. We have all the components of our... Read more
Above and Beyond
Wow, Wow, Wow! We cannot believe we were able to raise more than $5800. Thank you all so much for your support! We are so excited about all the opportunities... Read more
Solar Powered Lighthouses
Anyone else a fan of lighthouses? Our class sure is. We've been studying all about the lighthouses of North Carolina this quarter and just finished constructing 100:1 scale models.
How our Photovoltaic system will work
Yesterday we presented to the entire school a model of how we are going to use solar panels to power our classroom. Here is a video with the kids explaining... Read more
A Big WOW and THANK YOU!
It is hard for me to put into words how excited the kids are that this is actually going to happen. Thank you all for making their dream into their... Read more