Napa Valley Unified School District will get a rebate check of more than $119,000 from Pacific Gas & Electric Thursday for completing an extensive lighting retrofit project.
PG&E, in collaboration with The Energy Alliance Association, is scheduled to present the check at Thursday’s Board of Education meeting.
The district-wide project, which took place during the 2010-11 school year, replaced old lighting fixtures with new, energy-efficient fixtures. The new lighting is expected to save Napa Valley Unified more than $11,000 per month in energy costs, said J. Wade Roach, assistant superintendent of Business Services.
The savings will help offset budget cuts from the state and may also be used toward other energy-saving projects, Roach said.