The EnergyWhiz Olympics is all about clean energy and creative kids. Each year, on the first Saturday in May, hundreds of students converge at the Florida Solar Energy Center in Cocoa, Florida to participate in renewable energy themed events.
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COCOA, May 17, 2013 — Students, teachers and the community of Haines City will reap multiple benefits from the new 10,000-watt photovoltaic (PV) system at Haines City High School. The PV system with battery backup will provide emergency power during an outage, reduce daily electricity costs to the school, and serve as a learning resource.
Coordinated by UCF's Florida Solar Energy Center, the system, valued at $85,000, was the 85th PV system installed through the SunSmart Schools Emergency Shelter Program. Read More
The SunSmart Schools Program has worked to increase the deployment of solar energy systems to Florida schools and colleges, which has been funded through several grant awards.
The SunSmart E-Shelter Program provides 10kW photovoltaic systems with battery back-up to schools that are designated as emergency shelters.
|AC Energy Generated||2.055 MW|
|Carbon Saved||33.78 Tons|
|No. of Schools Online||106|