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FPL's Solar for Schools Program

District's Metal Recycling Project Highly SuccessfulA total of 11 Photovoltaic (PV) Systems donated by FPL and coordinated by the Environmental Conservation/Utility Management Department, have been installed throughout the District (the photo shows the PV System at New Renaissance Middle; please go to the photo gallery and clean energy news to view all the schools with PV Systems)
These PV systems, ranging from 5KW to 10KW, are located at the following schools:

  • Attucks Middle, 5KW completed 2013
  • Blanche Ely High, 5KW completed 2013
  • Driftwood Middle, 10KW, completed 2015
  • Maplewood Elementary, 10KW, completed 2015
  • McNab Elementary, 10KW, completed 2014
  • New Renaissance Middle, 5KW, completed 2013
  • Panther Run Elementary, 5KW, completed 2013
  • Parkway Middle, 10KW, completed¬† 2014
  • Stranahan High, 10KW, completed 2014
  • Tropical Elementary, 5KW, completed 2013
  • Welleby Elementary, 10KW, completed 2014

The selection was based on the schools that were awarded the school year Energy Tools for Schools shared savings incentive award, enhanced/complemented their science curriculum needs, and to ensure at least one school in all seven SBBC Districts will now have a Solar Array installed, in addition to also ensure that the arrays will be equally distributed throughout the District.

FPL will maintain the PV systems and provide warranty for a period of five years from the in-service date, and will transfer ownership to SBBC at the end of the five year period. 

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