SA government grants for energy efficiency and solar in schools

Last Modified: Thu Feb 09 2017 15:56:35 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • $15 million
    Amount the South Australian government will spend on rooftop solar installations and energy efficiency upgrades for the state’s most electricity-hungry public schools, in an effort to help them cut power costs and further reduce the state’s carbon emissions.
  • 40
    schools, mostly high schools that use the most power, will receive $250,000 grants to install solar panels and LED lights.
  • 200
    schools will get $25,000 each to replace inefficient lighting and install lighting sensors and timers.
  • 38
    full-time equivalent jobs will be created with rollout expected to begin this year.
  • $30,000
    estimated annual savings in electricity bills for the 40 schools.
  • $2 million
    annual savings for all schools combined.