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Three King William schools to be powered by solar panel project

Three King William schools to be powered by solar panel project

Three schools in King William County will soon see a go-green approach for energy savings in the form of solar panels.

King William County Public Schools has partnered with alternative energy company Sun Tribe Solar for solar panels to power Acquinton Elementary, Cool Springs Primary and Hamilton-Holmes Middle School.

The School Board approved a proposal at its Jan. 15 meeting for Sun Tribe Solar to build a group of ground solar panels behind the bus loop at the back of Hamilton-Holmes.

The land will be developed and the panels will be installed at no cost to the school division, according to Superintendent David White.

The project is expected to begin in the...

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