Solar+ Schools

2024 Solar+ Schools Announced

NC GreenPower’s Solar+ Schools program launched in 2015. Every year, we provide grants for solar educational projects for K-12 schools across North Carolina, complete with a weather station, data monitoring, and STEM curriculum from NEED.org with training for teachers.

See our FAQ section for answers to common questions. If you have a question that has not been answered, please contact us at solarschools@ncgreenpower.org using the subject line “Solar+ Schools question – [insert school name].”

2024 Solar+ Schools

NC GreenPower is excited to announce the recipients of the 2024 Solar+ Schools grant. This year, nine schools will receive a solar educational package that includes a fully-funded 20- kilowatt (kW) solar array, STEM curriculum, teacher training and more.

The 2024 NC GreenPower Solar+ Schools awardees are: 

*Indicates new county in the Solar+ Schools program

2023 Solar+ Schools

NC GreenPower is excited to announce their largest grant award yet for the Solar+ Schools program. Selected schools will receive a solar educational package that includes a 20-kilowatt (kW) solar array, STEM curricula, teacher training and more.

The schools who have currently accepted the grant are:

*Indicates new county in the Solar+ Schools program

2022 Solar+ Schools

NC GreenPower is pleased to award our 2022 North Carolina Solar+ Schools with a grant for the installation of an educational solar PV array, valued at $42,000. In addition to the array, the schools will receive donated SunPower solar modules, a STEM curriculum, teacher training and more. The new schools join 56 other awardees since the Solar+ Schools program launched in 2015. For the first time, 20 schools were awarded solar installations, the most in the program’s history.

The schools who have accepted the grant are:

Our Impact Since 2015

86
Solar Schools
46
Unique Counties
720,245
Kilowatt Hours Produced
as of May 2022
59,000
Students
received STEM education
237
Teachers
received solar energy training
$68,423
Estimated energy savings

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