Sun Power for Schools

Highlands Intermediate School

On December 8, 2006, Highlands Intermediate School became the twenty-fourth school (twelfth on Oahu) to receive a rooftop solar system. The 2-kW grid-connected rooftop solar system consists of ten rooftop solar modules installed on the roof over the second floor walkway of Building B and balance-of-system (BOS) equipment, which includes the inverter, disconnects, transformer, data acquisition system and other equipment, installed in a second floor custodial storeroom of Building B. The SunPower modules used at the school have a rated output of 200 watts each and one of the highest module efficiencies (16.1%) available. 

System details:

  • Ten (10) SunPower SPR-200-BLK PV modules
  • One (1) SunPower SPR-2000 inverter
  • AC and DC disconnects
  • Schott Solar SunTrack "Local" data acquisition system

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