In the meantime, let's see how coal and wind power compare - past, present and future...
More and more people are beginning to recognise that there is a need to reduce the amount of energy we use . My wife and I are trying to do our bit and wanted to share some of the lessons we learned along the way.
This video tells the story of our project so far.
Solar Schools provides teams of staff, pupils and parents with the training, support and tools they need to crowdfund the cost of solar panels – cutting carbon, strengthening communities, boosting budgets, learning skills, and exploring energy in a totally new way.
At its most basic, Solar Schools is a fundraising toolkit: schools get a webpage, resources and training throughout the year. But it's so much more than that.
We've collected our top 10 reasons you should get involved in Solar Schools. If you agree there are 20 places available on the project next year!
Big stories deserve a big audience, and it doesn't get much bigger than this...
The One Show is the BBC's flagship live magazine show featuring celebrity guests and topical stories, in the weekday prime-time spot on BBC One. So five million people just learned about community energy for the first time.