Year One - Study
electrical use in the school. Determine load requirements,
electric use and conservation opportunities.
Year Two - Study
potential sources of renewable energy to provide part or all
of the school's power needs. For hydro, the study would include
defining the watershed, developing a flow duration curve,
precipitation normals, surveying head at potential sites.
Solar and wind studies would include wind speeds, location,
Year Three - Develop
technical plan for installation of the chosen renewable energy
system. Research engineering requirements of system. Examine
sources of financing, permit requirements, potential risks,
historical considerations. Present the project to the school
board, town leaders, and state government, including the Legislature.
Year Four - System