THE ‘INTERNATIONAL SMART POWER CHALLENGE’ IS…

How to educate and motivate students to learn about and promote Renewable Energy around the world
to prepare them for eco-advocacy and clean jobs so as to stop Climate Change.

What is SMART POWER?

  • Power Towers and Friends
  • Power Curriculums
  • Power Challenges
  • Power Competitions
  • Power Scholarships
  • Power Internships
  • Power Jobs
  • Power Leadership
  • Power Policies
  • Worldwide Renewable Power Deployment
THE 2016 SHORT-TERM GOALS ARE…

1. Secure Leadership, Sites and Funding to build 10 ‘Power Towers’ during the Summer of 2016 in Colorado and Montana.

2. Create a ‘Power Curriculum’ for education in elementary, junior high, high school and colleges tied to the ‘Power Tower and Friends’.

3. Develop ‘Power Challenges’ and ‘Power Competitions’ based on Power Curriculum.

4. Provide ‘Power Scholarships’ and ‘Power Internships’ based on above.

5. Put the Clean Power Plan into action.
THE 2017 MID-TERM GOALS ARE…

1. Secure Leadership, Sites and Funding to build 1,000 ‘Power Towers and Friends’ throughout the USA and start into additional countries.

2. Refine the ‘Power Curriculum’, ‘Power Challenges’, ‘Power Competitions’, ‘Power Scholarships’ and ‘Power Internships’.

3. Design ‘Smart Power Labs’ that turn 20’ or 40’ shipping containers into classrooms. Includes: Power Tower and Friends, generator and lockable storage for batteries, inverters and supplies.

4. Develop revenue models vs. grant funding for deploying Smart Power Labs.

5. Track ‘Power Jobs’ created from the Smart Power Challenge
THE LONG-TERM GOALS ARE…

1. Secure Leadership, Sites and Funding to build 100,000’s of ‘Smart Power Labs’ throughout the world.

2. Create millions of educated eco-advocates and clean jobs.

3. Leapfrog coal-fired power plants and reduce reliance on fossil fuels.

4. Put the Paris Climate Agreement into action.

5. Track ‘Power Jobs’ created from the Smart Power Challenge.
 

SEVEN SPOKES OF THE WHEEL

Leadership/Champions, Renewable Energy Products, Installation Sites, Curriculum, Funding, Jobs, and Public Policy
 

The Whitehall School Power Tower™

Made possible by a grant from the NorthWestern Energy Universal System Benefits program, this Power Tower For Schools is a state-of-the-art solar plus wind energy generating station and a comprehensive education platform allowing in-depth study of these technologies. It supplies the school with some renewable energy and backs up critical loads during an outage. System performance information is available online for easy viewing and analysis.