EnergyWhiz - Connecting schools

Innovation Education

EnergyWhiz is all about clean energy and creative kids. Every second Saturday in May, hundreds of students converge at the Florida Solar Energy Center in Cocoa, Florida to participate in renewable energy themed events.

Take a look at our EnergyWhiz video and see for yourself.


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Energy Matters

The video at the link below provides a brief yet effective look at energy’s role in making our world function. It can be used as an overview, introduction or summary lesson and is less than five minutes in length.

About Us

SunSmart Schools logoThe SunSmart Schools Program has worked to increase the deployment of solar energy systems to Florida schools and colleges, which has been funded through several grant awards.

The SunSmart E-Shelter Program provides 10kW photovoltaic systems with battery back-up to schools that are designated as emergency shelters.

Solar System Performance Data of Florida SunSmart E-Shelter Schools


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EnergyWhiz Schools energy data is part of the SunSmart Schools E-Shelter Program, which is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act, 2010-2012.