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    2nd Largest School District in Virginia is Going Solar

    2nd Largest School District in Virginia is Going Solar

    Feb 20, 2023

    Prince William County Public Schools, the 34th largest school district in the US, has chosen Secure Solar Futures to install solar arrays at 12 school sites and incorporate clean energy in classroom curricula.

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    Our First Project in West Virginia Will Bring Solar to Calhoun County Schools through PPA

    Our First Project in West Virginia Will Bring Solar to Calhoun County Schools through PPA

    Feb 10, 2023

    Now that Solar Power Purchase Agreements are legal in West Virginia, Calhoun County Schools is the first to receive solar power without upfront cost. They'll also get educational programs on clean energy.

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    The Year that America Turned the Corner on Climate & Clean Energy

    The Year that America Turned the Corner on Climate & Clean Energy

    Jan 12, 2023

    In 2022, Congress passed the most important legislation ever to support clean energy. Here's what it means for solar power and for you.

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    Second Annual Event at Science Museum of VA Highlights Student Research on Clean Energy

    Second Annual Event at Science Museum of VA Highlights Student Research on Clean Energy

    Dec 15, 2022

    At the 2nd Annual Throwing Solar Shade Final event, more than 80 students presented research on heat islands, climate science and solar energy.

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    Meet Our Solar Education Group

    Meet Our Solar Education Group

    Dec 07, 2022

    Secure Solar Futures' staff has grown as two new members join our Solar Education Group to expand our programming in schools.

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    First Solar Apprenticeship Program in Virginia to be Subject of Film Debut at Virginia Clean Energy Summit

    First Solar Apprenticeship Program in Virginia to be Subject of Film Debut at Virginia Clean Energy Summit

    Oct 20, 2022

    Secure Solar Futures will present a short film about our innovative workforce development program at the Virginia Clean Energy Summit in Richmond, Va. on October 21, 2022.

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    Solar in the Classroom and the Coalfield: CEO Ryan McAllister Talks to PBS

    Solar in the Classroom and the Coalfield: CEO Ryan McAllister Talks to PBS

    Oct 17, 2022

    Our CEO, Ryan McAllister, got to talk to VPM News about how Secure Futures is helping coal mining communities continue as energy-producing powerhouses.

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    High Demand for Electric School Buses Leads to EPA Fund Increase

    High Demand for Electric School Buses Leads to EPA Fund Increase

    Oct 07, 2022

    In response to higher demand than expected from public schools for funding under the new Clean School Bus Program, the US EPA just increased funds available to replace diesel school buses with electric ones.

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    Secretary of Energy Granholm and VA Sen. Kaine Tour Historic Secure Futures Solar Project

    Secretary of Energy Granholm and VA Sen. Kaine Tour Historic Secure Futures Solar Project

    Aug 25, 2022

    US Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm and Virginia's US Senator Tim Kaine joined Secure Futures President Tony Smith to celebrate solar power and the new Inflation Reduction Act.

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    Rooftop Solar Benefits All Electricity Customers, Even Ones without Solar

    Rooftop Solar Benefits All Electricity Customers, Even Ones without Solar

    Aug 05, 2022

    Electric utilities claim that rooftop solar only helps solar customers but costs everyone else money. New research by Secure Futures shows the opposite: solar saves money for everybody on the grid.

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    How Companies Can Work with Community Colleges to Create Solar Jobs

    How Companies Can Work with Community Colleges to Create Solar Jobs

    Jul 26, 2022

    Educators are touting an innovative apprenticeship program to train solar technicians in Southwest Virginia as a model for the whole state and beyond.

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    Seasoned Educator Brings Solar Power into the Classroom

    Seasoned Educator Brings Solar Power into the Classroom

    Jun 30, 2022

    Cindy Schroer brings 30 years experience to our company's innovative partnership for standards-based education on solar power for K-12 students.

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