In the frame of the project stage II further solar&save projects are realised at four schools in North Rhine-Westphalia: Käthe-Kollwitz comprehensive school in Recklinghausen (Target 2 region); comprehensive school Berger Feld in Gelsenkirchen (Target 2 region); European School in Cologne; and Willibrord secondary school in Emmerich.
In addition to the equipment with solar power systems (photovoltaic) in these schools, energy saving potentials are developed in the field of lighting, heating, circulation pumps and if necessary the ventilation system. Modelled on project stage I, the financing is effectuated by private civil investors, the availment of grants (REN-program of NRW), and by borrowing from the 100,000 roofs solar program offered by the Reconstruction Loan Corporation (KfW).
Equivalent to the projects of stage I, the planned solar&save projects of stage II are designed to bring profit to all involved parties. The schools and school authorities see the high attractiveness of the project especially in the fact, that