29 Mar '13, 4pm

Solar Investments Stand to Yield Millions for Local School Children

Solar Investments Stand to Yield Millions for Local School Children

Evergreen Energy Solutions Solar Investments Stand to Yield Millions for Local School Children Energy cost-savings can be re-invested in at-risk children. Rey Fuentes and James Barba: March 29, 2013 On March 11, a small elementary school district in Salinas, California took a big leap forward: with a unanimous vote , the school board approved financing for the installation of solar panels on all thirteen of its schools. What the Salinas school board recognizes -- and what many researchers have concluded -- is that structural investments in schools are investments in the students who reside in them; largely through reinvested savings in education and learning environments, we invest in human capital for the next generation. In fact, given the current debate around proposed funding models for Proposition 39 (the ballot proposition that raised corporate tax revenue for energy...

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