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Funded Projects


2019 Projects

  • Camp Killoqua: A 15.40-kW system will be installed on the roof of the main lodge of the Camp Fire of Snohomish County camp, which is located on 185 acres near Stanwood.
  • Eagle Creek Elementary: Located in Arlington, this elementary school will offset 25 percent of its energy usage through a 37.80-kW roof-mounted system. The school has offered to host an annual solar workshop for members of the community.
  • Farmer Frog: A post-mounted 24.79-kW system will help this “living classroom” maximize its smart growing systems and gardens that grow food for low-income communities. The Maltby farm plans to partner with students from UW-Bothell to develop a solar demonstration project.
  • Snohomish County Fire District No. 22: Built on the roof of the Arlington fire station, the 13.95-kW system will offset 19 percent of the station’s energy usage. The system will also be used to develop a special training program for firefighters on how to work with structures where solar covers the roof.
  • YMCA-Everett: A 20.79-kW roof-mounted system will be installed on the roof of the new YMCA being built on Colby Avenue in Everett. Grand opening is scheduled for December.

2016 Projects


2015 Projects


2014 Projects

  • Camano Center
    This 9.8 kW system is the first Planet Power installation on Camano Island. It’s in partnership with a local elementary school, which will use the solar monitoring station for educational opportunities.
  • Marysville YMCA
    This is the first Planet Power installation in Marysville and first renewable energy project for the YMCA of Snohomish County. This 9.9 kW system gets great visibility thanks to a high-traffic building. 
  • Valley View Middle School (Snohomish School District)
    Thanks to a Planet Power grant, the school now has a 9.9 kW system and a photovoltaic monitoring system.
  • Work Opportunities (Lynnwood)
    This nonprofit provides vocational services to adults with disabilities. The combination rooftop- and awning-mounted 9.8 kW array maximizes visibility and energy production.

2013 Projects

  • Community Resources Foundation (Stanwood)
    Planet Power has helped to fund a 4-kW system atop the Stanwood Camano Community Resource Center, a new and highly visible 7,000-square-foot building that is a hub of community events and activities.
  • Everett Community College
    A 19-kW series of 80 solar panels was installed atop Liberty Hall, the college’s new health-sciences building on North Broadway.
  • Lakewood School District
    Lakewood High School has installed a 9.7-kW solar array. The school serves the Lake Goodwin, North Lakewood and Smokey Point areas. The solar array has been incorporated into the school’s natural resources program.
  • City of Sultan
    A 10.8-kW solar array has been installed on the rooftop of the building that houses Sultan City Hall and the local Sno-Isle Library.

2012 Projects

  • Arlington High School 
    An 8-kilowatt solar array atop the school’s sports stadium offers considerable visibility and learning opportunities. The project includes a webpage that shares data with students, families and the public.
  • Assistance League of Everett 
    A 3.3-kilowatt system has been installed on top of this non-profit’s thrift shop. The Assistance League shares solar energy data with visitors via video displays and other materials. The project complements the organization’s existing programs for K-12 students.
  • Darrington High School 
    A 9.8-kilowatt solar energy system on the school’s rooftop provides clean, renewable solar energy for students and staff. The project includes an informational kiosk that shares data and solar energy curriculum for students.
  • Granite Falls High School 
    An 8.5-kilowatt solar unit has been installed on the school’s south-facing rooftop, which has strong visibility in the community. The school has also installed a video monitor to share system data and holds community events to build awareness about solar energy and other renewable resources.
  • Park Place Middle School (Monroe)
    A 5-kilowatt solar panel system has been installed on the school’s rooftop. The installation enhances 8th grade science curriculum and gives students hands-on experience with solar power. Solar energy information is shared via the Monroe School District’s website and through other communication channels.
  • Sultan High School
    A 5.3-kilowatt system has been installed on the roof of the school's breezeway to support the school’s “Green Sustainable Design & Technology Program.” Solar energy information is shared via the school’s website and at numerous school events during the year.

2011 Projects

  • Lake Stevens High School 
    A 4.4-kilowatt solar array has been installed atop the school’s performing arts center. An informational kiosk, sharing live data, is located in a high-traffic common area.
  • Carl Gipson Senior Center (Everett)
    A solar energy system provides clean, renewable solar energy for visitors to the center. The system provides enough energy to power the center’s computer lab and Wii tournament station. A kiosk displays real-time solar data.
  • Edmonds Community College 
    A solar panel system was installed on an outdoor picnic shelter rooftop. The college incorporates curriculum that teaches students how to design solar installations, including mounting, electrical work and site location.
  • Future of Flight at Paine Field 
    A solar panel system was installed on the outdoor walkway to the aviation center’s special event deck facing Paine Field. The energy produced by the array helps power the Future of Flight and enhances the experience of approximately 200,000 visitors per year. The live data kiosk is part of the renewable energy exhibit.

2010 Projects

  • Adopt a Stream Foundation (Northwest Stream Center) (McCollum Park/Everett)
    The Northwest Stream Center at the park, which focuses on watershed education, has installed solar panels and a kiosk to complement its classes and educational efforts on Northwest ecology.
  • Trinity Lutheran College (Downtown Everett)
    In connection with the college’s environmental learning area on the rooftop of its parking garage, it has put up a set of solar panels and kiosk to teach students and the public about this energy source.
  • The Clearwater School (Bothell)
    The school has made significant commitments to energy efficiency, salmon restoration and environmental education. Solar panels and an informational kiosk complements these efforts.
  • Skyview Junior High School (Canyon Park)
    The school has been successful with energy efficiency and school-wide environmental action projects. It installed a set of solar panels and a kiosk, as well as developed a renewable energy education program.
  • Brightwater Center (Woodinville)
    Solar panels and an informational kiosk were installed at a community center focused on environmental education at the Brightwater Treatment Plant site.
  • Three other schools – Lockwood Elementary (Northshore District), Secondary Academy for Success (Northshore District) and Woodside Elementary (Everett School District) – received renewable energy curriculum, materials and training. SAS also installed a solar kiosk.

2009 Projects

  • Cedar Wood Elementary School (Mill Creek)
    The project supports the existing science curriculum. It also partnered with the PUD to host a “Power of Solar” community event to share information about its solar installation.
  • Community Transit Center (Mountlake Terrace)
    This site includes a 32-panel photovoltaic solar installation, which generates electricity for the regional power grid. The panels generate enough electricity annually to power an average PUD home for nearly six months.
  • Mukilteo City Hall
    The solar installation is consistent with a range of energy-efficient and environmental features at the public building, which is slated to receive LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) certification.
  • Snohomish High School
    The project is consistent with its energy-efficient systems and sustainability efforts, including the school’s horticulture facility. It will host outreach efforts to share the results of its solar project.
  • Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream (Maltby)
    The solar energy system builds on a series of sustainable features at this business related to energy efficiency and saving water. The business regularly hosts tours to share the results of such efforts.
  • Stanwood High School
    The solar installation complements other environmental education through the school’s agriculture and aquaculture programs, including a salmon fry release program at a local river.
  • Three schools received renewable energy curriculum, materials and training: Darrington High School, Lynnwood High School, and Everett Christian School.