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Solar on schools advances with open source contracting

With every new solar-on-schools contract, more people learn how it’s done, share what they know, and make it easier for neighboring school districts to follow the same path. U.S. schools could host up to 30 gigawatts of solar (that’s 30,000 megawatts). School board members…

Recover high-GWP refrigerants, favor low-GWP refrigerants to limit climate damage

By Will Driscoll To limit climate damage from refrigerants with a high global warming potential: States may require leak testing and leak repair of equipment using refrigerants, as California now requires for large equipment (see section 5 below). States may also have authority to…

Arlington to add solar on five schools, for largest such procurement in Virginia

By Will Driscoll Arlington has solicited bids to add rooftop solar panel systems on at least five schools by 2020, for the largest solar-on-schools procurement to date in Virginia. School system staff designed the solicitation to achieve a competitive price for solar, and to avoid financial…