2021 Schools


NC GreenPower is pleased to award our 2021 North Carolina Solar+ Schools with a grant for the installation of an educational solar photovoltaic (PV) array, valued at $42,000. Each school will receive $14,000 in related benefits that include donated SunPower solar modules, a STEM curriculum and teacher training. The new schools join 42 other grant recipients since the program launched in 2015. For the first time, 15 schools will be considered for receiving solar installations, up from a maximum of five in Solar+ Schools’ first five years and 10 in 2020.

The 14 schools awarded the grant this year are:

  1. Cape Hatteras Secondary School – Dare County*  |  Fundraising Campaign
  2. Davidson K-8 School – Mecklenburg County |  Fundraising Campaign
  3. Friends School of Wilmington – New Hanover County |  Fundraising Campaign
  4. George Watts Montessori Magnet Elementary School – Durham County | Fundraising Campaign
  5. John T. Hoggard High School – New Hanover County | Fundraising Campaign
  6. Lincoln Heights Environmental Connections Magnet Elementary School – Wake County | Fundraising Campaign
  7. McClintock Middle School – Mecklenburg County | Fundraising Campaign
  8. Northeast Elementary School – Lenoir County* | Fundraising Campaign
  9. Rose Hill-Magnolia Elementary School – Duplin County* | Fundraising Campaign
  10. Shiloh Valley Elementary School – Union County | Fundraising Campaign
  11. Triad Math and Science Academy – Guilford County* | Fundraising Campaign | Solar PV data here
  12. Triangle Math and Science Academy – Wake County | Fundraising Campaign
  13. Waynesville Middle School – Haywood County* | Fundraising Campaign | Solar PV data here
  14. Zebulon GT Magnet Elementary School – Wake County | Fundraising Campaign

Submit 2021 Application

Application Period OpensJanuary 2, 2021
Applications Due to NC GreenPowerby 5pm February 28, 2021
NC GreenPoweer Board Committee ReviewMarch 2021
NC GreenPower Notifies Selected Schoolsby April 16, 2021
Deadline for School’s Acceptance of AwardMay 10, 2021
NC GreenPower Announces Selected Schools (Anticipated)by mid-June 2021
Deadline for School to have FundsSeptember 30, 2021
School Site Walks with Solar InstallerQ4 2021-Q1 2022
Expected Start/End Dates for Solar PV ConstructionQ1/Q3 2022
*The above dates are tentative and subject to change.

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