GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) -- The school board also adopted a resolution tonight that will add alternate energy to four District 51 Schools this year.
Seven District 51 schools to date have solar energy and now four more schools will be added to the list.
Grand Junction High School, Fruita Monument High School, Grand Junction High School and Nisley Elementary will have roof mounted solar units.
District 51 Energy Officials say over a 20 year term, it's estimated that 2.1 million dollars will be saved in energy utility.
And the project will be added at no cost to the schools and will begin immediately and be up and running before the end of the year.
After its completion, District 51 will have 18% clean, renewable solar power.
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