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.
schools, mostly high schools that use the most power, will receive $250,000 grants to install solar panels and LED lights.
schools will get $25,000 each to replace inefficient lighting and install lighting sensors and timers.
full-time equivalent jobs will be created with rollout expected to begin this year.
estimated annual savings in electricity bills for the 40 schools.
annual savings for all schools combined.