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CRPS Solar Panel Initiatives

CRPS Solar Panel Projects

Canadian Rockies Public Schools (CRPS) is dedicated to being environmentally conscious! As a division, we are committed to taking steps to help address climate change and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. As a member of the Bow Valley, CRPS wants to assist in improving our community's overall energy efficiencies. 

CRPS began with a small installation at Banff Community High School in 2010. Over the last two years, we have continued with panel installations at Banff Elementary School, Lawrence Grassi Middle School, Elizabeth Rummel School and Canmore Collegiate High School. Most recently, we added another 247 panels to the pre-existing system at Banff Community High School. At the present time, we have a total of 1829 solar panels that have the capacity to generate 703,584 KWH of annual electrical energy...that is 700 mega watts back to the grid as well as our annual estimated greenhouse gas reduction of 401 Tonnes of CO2!

Below you will find active data links to the Solar Panel Arrays at five of our schools as well as examples of instructional links that our educators are using within classrooms across CRPS. A detailed case study outlines some of our most recent work.

Solar Array Links

Banff Community High School

Banff Elementary School

Canmore Collegiate High School

Elizabeth Rummel School

Lawrence Grassi Middle School

Instructional Links

https://tc2.ca/solar/

https://www.teachpeel.ca/https://www.abcee.org/