Solar power systems will be installed at Crusoe College and the Kangaroo Flat Primary School, as part of a state government program.
The schools are two of 171 across the state to get the power upgrades.
"We're taking action to make these schools more sustainable and more energy efficient, so we can all do our bit for the environment," member for Bendigo West, Maree Edwards, said.
"Not only will the environment benefit from this program, installing solar panel systems will help reduce power bills for our schools."
"This is a project that will make a big difference for our schools. It will cut emissions while at the same time cutting costs and that is good news for everyone."
The program is expected to see 8,200 kW of solar installed, the state government said, with an estimated saving of $2 million per year and 11,500 tonnes of carbon emissions abated.
The government's goal is zero net emissions by 2020.
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