Students learn about renewable energy, schools save money

To help young people learn to become good environmental stewards, we offer SolarWise for Schools, an award-winning program that also saves money for high schools in our service area.

When a school joins SolarWise, it receives:


Over 20 years, each SolarWise school will:

  • Produce 60,000 kilowatt-hours of clean electricity.
  • Save nearly $7,000 in energy costs ($300 to $400 yearly).
  • Avoid 48.4 metric tons of carbon-dioxide emissions.
  • Educate over 1,000 students in renewable energy.

Teacher and student resources

Teachers: Get 31 engaging, ready-to-use lessons about renewable energy, energy conservation and related topics. Learn about free, one-day workshops for hands-on experience with the lessons.

Students: Use these resources to help you throughout the SolarWise program.


About 2,500 WPS customers have helped make the SolarWise program possible. See how you can help.


For information on the SolarWise for Schools program, call us at 800-450-7260 or send us an email.

SolarWise: Saving Today Is Tomorrow Wise
WEC Energy Group