Aerial view of a school with solar panels against a backdrop of mountains

K-12 Schools

The Power to Reach our Potential

K-12 Schools

Secure Solar Futures has a long history in the K-12 education sector. We have collaborated with schools across Virginia to achieve their goals of energy independence, sustainability, and long-term savings that they can reinvest in the next generation. Our solar programs are customized to each school’s challenges and their ideal outcomes.

Sample Projects

  • Students take a drone photo of themselves as they fly the craft above a school in Augusta County, Virginia.

    Augusta County Schools

    A curriculum that evolves with the sun in Augusta


    Solar panels on campus have helped Augusta County’s schools integrate clean energy into their curricula through the Throwing Solar Shade® program.

    Read More
  • A street view of one of Calhoun County, West Virginia's public school buildings. An American flag is raised on a flagpole in front of the building's entrance.

    Calhoun County Schools

    Leading the way for West Virginia schools

    768.6 KILOWATTS

    Calhoun will be the first in West Virginia to install systems with no upfront costs through a financing option newly available in the state, a Power Purchase Agreement.

    Read More
  • Solar panels are shown on the roof of a facility at Collegiate School in Richmond, Virginia.

    Collegiate School

    The first K-12 school to install solar on campus in Richmond, VA


    Collegiate’s four solar arrays installed on 2 separate campuses produce enough clean energy to power the equivalent of about 100 average American homes.

    Read More
  • Electric schools buses are parked in a line with a blue sky behind them.

    Lee County Public Schools

    Solar Helps Run 5 Campuses & Could Power EV Buses in the Future

    10 megawatts

    Lee County Schools is putting solar on nine campuses while piloting a project to charge new electric school buses with on-campus solar power.

    Read More
  • Drone photograph of Orange County High

    Orange County Schools

    Roof restoration makes more buildings solar ready

    2.5 megawatts

    Covering half their power demand with solar and getting roofs restored at the same time will save $16.8 million from avoided costs for roof replacements and lower electric bills over the next 35 years.

    Read More
  • Young boy works works on a school project.

    Prince William County Schools

    Leading The Next Generation to Renewable Energy

    7 Megawatts

    Going solar will save Virginia’s second-largest school system more than $14.3 million in energy costs over 25 years and provide students with hands-on learning opportunities.

    Read More
  • Solar panels are seen on multiple parts of the roof on a Richmond City Schools campus.

    Richmond City Schools

    Seeing the future in Virginia’s capital

    2.87 MEGAWATTS

    Along with the installation of solar panels on 10 campuses, Richmond Public Schools received a $100,000 grant from the RVA Solar Fund.

    Read More
  • Apprentice solar technician wearing a white hard hat and an orange shirt.

    Wise County Schools

    A workforce running on clean energy

    3.2 megawatts

    At Wise County Schools in Southwest Virginia coal country, solar will save $7.5 million while a workforce development program trains students as solar technicians.

    Read More