• SunPower’s Solutions for Higher Education

    Delivering on Your Sustainability Mission

An estimated

$7 billion

Spent by America's colleges and universities in energy and utilities*

  • *. "What Drives College Costs?" National Association of College and University Business Offices. 2012.

61%

of prospective students said a college's environmental commitment would impact their decision to apply or attend*

  • *. "The Princeton Review 2016 College Hopes & Worries Survey Report." The Princeton Review. 2016.

$700 million

Projected savings if America's schools cut energy costs by 10%*

  • *. "What Drives College Costs?" National Association of College and University Business Offices. 2012.

Case Studies

U.S. Air Force Academy solar school net zero energy benefits
U.S. Air Force Academy
6 MW of SunPower® solar helps USAFA move towards goal of a Net Zero energy base.
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Princeton University
Central to Princeton’s sustainability efforts, this solar system reduces the University’s need for fossil-fuel-based electricity sources.
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University of California, Davis
One of the largest university-based systems to date in North America, the solar plant produces approximately 33 million kWh annually.