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Athenian School recognized for cutting energy use

Original post made on Dec 23, 2009

The use of gas, water and electricity has gone down, down, down at Athenian School in Danville as has its garbage headed for the landfill. As a result it was the only school among 250 winners of California 2009 Waste Reduction Awards Program.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, December 22, 2009, 5:13 PM

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Posted by Andrew
a resident of Blackhawk
on Dec 23, 2009 at 7:06 am

Well done Athenian, and well done Bob!


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Posted by Bob Oxenburgh
a resident of Alamo
on Dec 29, 2009 at 9:47 am

A clarification: The numbers above show power usage barely reduced from 714,000 in 2006-07 to 701,000 in 2008-09. However, 51% of that power usage is no longer from the PG&E grid, and is sourced from the Solar "A" photovoltaic array on the hillside above the baseball field.