School Wind Energy Project Ideas for Supplemental Environmental Project (SEP) Settlements

Research output: NRELFact Sheet


Supplemental Environmental Projects (SEPs) are a policy vehicle designed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to give violators an alternative to standard fines for noncompliance. Instead of paying the full amount of its fines, the violator can volunteer to fund environmentally friendly projects. These settlements are a viable source of funding for renewable energy projects. SEPsettlement negotiations for many types of violations can be used to fund wind project development.; This fact sheet provides a list of ten school wind energy project ideas for SEP settlements. This list of project concepts is offered in the spirit of brainstorming. Some project ideas may not be permissible in some jurisdictions.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2003

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/FS-500-34866

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102003-1795


  • schools
  • supplemental environmental projects
  • wind energy
  • wind farm
  • wind turbines


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