10-09-2012 Regular School Board Meeting
Agenda Item #39


Title
Solar Arrays for McNair, Central and Johnson Middle Schools, and ESF

Discussion

Florida Power and Light (FPL) has selected McNair, Central and Johnson Middle Schools, and ESF to receive a ten-kW solar arrays at no cost to Brevard Public Schools (BPS).  The scope of this grant includes design, construction and five years of maintenance for the installation.  Attached are contracts required by FPL for these grants.

At the end of the five year period, FPL will "sell" the installations to BPS for no cost.  (See Attachment 3 to the contracts, and note that this "Form of Bill of Sale" will be signed at the end of the five-year period.  It is for reference only and is not be signed at this time).

This project will provide excellent educational opportunities for students of BPS, as well as an example of alternative energy technology to the public.

The School Board Attorney has reviewed the contracts and approved them for submittal to the School Board.

Attachments: FPL Contracts - McNair, Central and Johnson Middle Schools, and ESF.


 

 



Recommendation
Approve the Photovoltaic for Schools Pilot Program Contracts for the solar arrays to be installed at McNair, Central and Johnson Middle Schools, and ESF.

Meeting Date(s)
Information - 10/9/2012
Consent after Information10/23/2012

Authority for Action
1001.42 F.S.

Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
No

Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds

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Contact
Herb Blauel, Mechanical Engineer,  x457


Attachment:  Ronald McNair Magnet School.pdf
Attachment:  Central Middle School.pdf
Attachment:  L. B. Johnson Middle School.pdf
Attachment:  ESF.pdf