Making Energy Consumption Interactive

Did you know that Old Trail's 304 kW solar array, which consists of more than 1,250 solar panels, is one of the largest in Summit County?
Each year the array produces about 35 percent of the school’s electricity, and on sunny days it actually generates more electricity than we need! When this happens, the surplus is pushed back into the electrical grid, thus limiting our carbon footprint and saving on operational costs.

To learn more, check out the new interactive solar array monitor in the main lobby the next time you're on campus. Since it was installed last week, students have been using it to learn more about electric energy consumption in real terms like money saved, CO2 offset, and power generated over time.
Old Trail School is an independent day school (toddler through grade eight) located in the heart of Cuyahoga Valley National Park.