Topic: School District

Utility Companies’ Role In School Bus Electrification

Following the EPA’s issuance of $900 million in rebates for school bus electrification, utility providers are stepping up to the plate to help school districts make the transition.  “Not only are electric school buses more widely available than they’ve ever been,” UtilityDive states, “but as...
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SPURR June 2024 Member Meeting Slide Presentation

The slide deck presented at SPURR’s June 24, 2024 Member Meeting is available for viewing or download here.
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SPURR Announces RFP for Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS)

The School Project for Utility Rate Reduction announces a Request for Proposals seeking qualified vendors to submit responsive proposals for Unified Communications as a Service, aka UCaaS. SPURR is a California joint powers authority of >330 member public school districts, community college districts, and county offices...
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South Monterey County JUHSD Goes Solar at Two High Schools

Chief Business Official, Sherrie Castellanos, speaks to South Monterey County Joint Union High School District’s decision to adopt solar energy and process for procurement with ForeFront Power and SPURR.
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State Center Community College District saves over $18 million by going solar!

Watch as Christine Miktarian and Dr. Carole Goldsmith describe their experience procuring solar across State Center Community College District (SCCCD). SCCCD partnered with ForeFront Power and School Project for Utility Rate Reduction (SPURR) to provide 7.4 megawatts (MW) of solar across four of its main...
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Paso Robles JUSD: The Road to Solar Explained

Chris Williams, the Superintendent of Paso Robles Joint Unified School District in California, discusses the motivations for adopting solar energy across their district and the procurement process using SPURR.
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Dixon USD: Solar at the Old High School Location

ForeFront Power worked with the school district to develop five sites, representing 843 kW of installed solar PV capacity.
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Atascadero USD: The Story Behind The Decision to Adopt Solar

Leaders from Atascadero Unified School District in California describe their motivations for solar, the procurement process through SPURR, and overall impact on the community. ForeFront Power worked with the school district to develop two sites, representing 316 kW of installed solar PV capacity.
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Dixon USD: Solar Implementation Story with John Calise

John Calise, the Director of Facilities, Operations and Capital Projects at Dixon Unified School District, explains his motivations and experiences with solar procurement across five schools in the Central Valley of California.
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