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Dominion Has Selected Four Virginia Schools to Pilot Solar Education Program

RICHMOND, Va. - Four public schools in Dominion Virginia Power's service area will soon be able to harness the power of the sun to help students and surrounding communities learn about solar energy. The Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, has selected four K-12 schools to pilot its Dominion Solar for Schools program. Each school will receive a 1-kilowatt photovoltaic system that converts sunlight into electric power, along with technical support and educational materials.

'Dominion Solar for Schools is designed to teach and inspire students, teachers and the greater school community through first-hand study and experience with clean, renewable solar energy. We're very pleased to help today's students learn more about a technology with great promise for future generations,' said Hunter A. Applewhite, president of the Dominion Foundation.

The following Virginia schools have been selected to participate based on their efforts to support renewable energy and desire to teach students and community members about the benefits of solar power:

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