Ku-ring-gai Council is encouraging more local schools to join the Solar My School program and make installing energy-saving solar panels easier.
Solar My School is helping schools install solar power and access the financial, educational and environmental benefits of clean energy.
The Council is writing to Ku-ring-gai’s schools this month to invite them to join the renewable energy program. So far eight local schools have signed up to Solar My School:
- Lindfield East Public School
- West Pymble Public School
- Sir Eric Woodward School
- Holy Family Catholic Primary School
- Pymble Public School
- Roseville Public School
- Gordon East Public School
- Warrawee Public School
Three of these are expected to complete their installations soon.
Schools joining the program get free access to:
- independent assessments to recommend the best size and location for solar panels
- an estimate of system costs and bill savings
- financial advice and help with grant funding to pay for the system
- contractual documentation to help make the installation process a smooth one
- tailored presentations to school boards and P&C associations
- curriculum-linked educational resources.
Mayor Jennifer Anderson said that Solar My School was ‘ideal for local schools that want solar power but don’t know where to start’.
“Local schools can now join many others across Sydney already generating their own clean low-cost energy”.