Good Sun is helping Bitney Charter School get closer to their goal of zero net energy with the installation of a 12kW rooftop solar PV system. We are working with local solar professionals and community members to provide the labor, design, and engineering for the project. The previous donation of used PV modules from Good Sun is currently being put to use in a demonstration solar PV lab, providing hands-on opportunities for students to learn about renewable energy and principles of sustainability in a classroom setting.

Special thanks to:

Project Stats

  • Number of LMI families impacted: 85 (60% below federal poverty level)
  • Estimated annual utility savings for Bitney school: Over $4,000 in year 1  ($20k by year 5, $50k by year 10, & $175k over 25yr life of the system).
  • 34 Sunpower solar modules + 2 SolarEdge inverters with monitoring
  • Estimated FMV Project Cost: $65k
  • Actual project cost with Good Sun operations: $20k
  • Final cost to school: $0

Project Support – Thank you!

Special thanks to Neal Mitchell for donating a portion of the PV modules for the Solar Learning Lab!

Project Location

Grass Valley, California, USA.

Start Date

Install Completed.

Status

Utility interconnection.

Contact

Eric Stikes, Founder – Good Sun Solar – eric@goodsunsolar.org
Scott Young, Instructor – Bitney College Prep High School – scott.v.young@gmail.com
Russ Jones, Director – Bitney College Prep High School – rjones@bitneyprep.net

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