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    Dominion Invents New Dirty Trick to Kill School Solar in Virginia

    Dominion Invents New Dirty Trick to Kill School Solar in Virginia

    May 30, 2024

    Everyone loves when K-12 schools go solar. But Dominion hates it. Now they've concocted a scheme to slow or stop school solar for good.

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    Solar in Coal Communities: Interview with Secure Solar Futures

    Solar in Coal Communities: Interview with Secure Solar Futures

    Dec 12, 2023

    Matt McFadden tells Grist, America's leading environmental magazine, the secret to bringing solar to his neighbors in coal country.

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    Roanoke City Schools will get Solar Power at 7 Locations

    Roanoke City Schools will get Solar Power at 7 Locations

    Dec 08, 2023

    Roanoke City Public Schools in Virginia has engaged Secure Solar Futures to develop a 1.7-megawatt solar power system at seven locations.

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    You’ll be the judge: volunteer with our high school educational program

    You’ll be the judge: volunteer with our high school educational program

    Nov 17, 2023

    Interested in helping support high school students working on climate science and sustainability projects?  If so, please join us as a judge for our 2023 Throwing Solar Shade® program! 

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    Empowered Students Spark Climate Action & Campus Solar

    Empowered Students Spark Climate Action & Campus Solar

    Aug 01, 2023

    At one of the first school districts in the US to develop a climate plan, students drove the process. In Virginia, students get credit for promoting campus solar.

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    2023 EPA Grants Open for EV School Buses

    2023 EPA Grants Open for EV School Buses

    Apr 24, 2023

    Today, the EPA opened the next round of its Clean School Bus Grant Program with $400 million for electric and other types of cleaner buses.

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    New Grant Program Enables Schools in Coalfield Communities of WV & VA to Install Solar

    New Grant Program Enables Schools in Coalfield Communities of WV & VA to Install Solar

    Mar 30, 2023

    Grants will help areas of Appalachia that have powered the American economy in the past to keep producing energy and generating prosperity in the future.

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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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    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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    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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