Thursday, 10 December 2009

School insists on educational element to solar panel installation tenders

A mayor's office in the USA have advertised seeking bids for installing a 15-20 kilowatt solar panel array, estimated to be worth $150,000.

What caught our eye is that one of the requirements of the tender is that the installation must include some 'educational component' - curriculum integration support and classroom materials to help staff include data in their lessons.

Surely one of the best ideas to promote renewable energies amongst tomorrows consumers - integrate real life example into the lesson plans.

Schools across the UK - take note. Read more about this story via the NewburyPort News

photo credit: editorb

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