Environment Council of Rhode Island

...building an ecologically healthy future in a sustainable economy

Community Energy Project

The Scituate High School Community Energy Project combines its academic curriculum with study of the use and conservation of energy and other resources in the greater community. The project was first conceived as an academic effort to help students learn about environmental and energy issues; research techniques; and develop presentation skills. It has become a community wide partnership in which students, through their research and presentations, have brought an ecological freshmen, the Community Energy Project now encompasses the High School and its community partners, including People's Power and Light and the RI Office of Energy Resources, while becoming a model program in The National Energy Education Development Project.

Award Type: 
John H. Chafee Outstanding Conservation Project/Program
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