Now you can help students learn about the importance of renewable energy. As a residential customer, you can participate in SunSense® Schools – a program that helps provide funding for energy education and photovoltaic (PV) solar panels for schools. The program:
How to support SunSense Schools
Step 1: Enroll in Duke Energy’s free EnergyWise Home℠ program.
Step 2: Sign up for the SunSense Schools program.
When you participate in the EnergyWise Home program you’ll receive monthly credits on your energy bill.* When you sign up for the SunSense Schools program, your EnergyWise credits are automatically contributed to the program. **
*Contributions will be issued monthly when total electric usage is 600 kWh or higher. Contributions are pro‑rated according to usage above 600 kWh. Depending on the options selected, participants must have electric centrally ducted heating and cooling or heating and water heating.
**Contributions are not tax-deductible and are voluntary. The SunSense schools program requires a minimum 2-year participation. You have the option to participate in the EnergyWise Home program without participating in the SunSense schools program.
How your funds are used
Your funding supports energy education at public schools through:
How your support improves energy education
By participating in this program:
Support solar energy education and our students. Sign up today.
Please note: You must participate in our EnergyWise Home program to support the SunSense schools educational efforts.
To participate in the SunSense® Schools program call 1.888.282.9757 or begin your enrollment online by answering a few questions:
Are you currently enrolled in Duke Energy’s EnergyWise Home program (select your answer below) ?