• Students Crush Staff at Spirit Week Game
  • Twin Day At GISS
  • Friday Morning at Saltspring Middle School
  • Constructing a Playground Shelter at SSE
  • In the Fernwood Kindergarten
  • Costumes, Lunch and GISS
  • Stewards in Training at Blackburn Lake
  • Sr. Boys Dominate at Portlock
  • Return of the Turf
  • All Candidates Meeting at Gulf Islands Secondary
  • Kindergarten Free Play
  • Gillian McConnell at GISS
  • Math at Salt Spring Elementary
  • Salt Spring Pride Parade 2015

Solar Scholarship PV Array Exceeds Expectations

It’s been nearly a year since completion of the solar panel installation on the gym roof of the Gulf Islands Secondary School. After a summer of glorious sunshine, it's time to check on how the system has performed compared with expectations.

While the rated output of the solar array is 21 kilowatts (kW) we had expected small losses at various stages [continue reading…]