20 Nov '11, 8pm

Major League Soccer to Build Solar Panels on Local Schools

Tonight the LA Galaxy and Houston Dynamo go head to head, battling not only to be MLS Cup Champions but also for the chance to award a school in their home city with a small solar array and energy education program. At halftime, MLS W.O.R.K.S. , Major League Soccer's community outreach initiative, will announce that solar panels will be installed at a local school in the city of the MLS Cup champion—either LA or Houston—by Earth Day 2012. Right after the announcement the following video introducing the Solar 4R Schools program will play on the stadium JumboTron. Broadcasting their commitment to educating the next generation of energy users, MLS W.O.R.K.S. and Continental Tire have combined efforts with Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF) and the NRDC to participate in BEF’s Solar 4R Schools project. Solar 4R Schools provides schools nationwide with hands-on teaching ...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/ahenly/major_league_soc...

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