Wind turbines on old coal mines?

Have you heard? There's a plan afoot to build wind turbines on two old coal mines in Yorkshire and Derbyshire! You can find out more (and maybe even invest in the scheme) here.

In the meantime, let's see how coal and wind power compare - past, present and future...

Help us celebrate our fifth birthday: charity auction to fight climate change


Charity auction to fight climate change

Thursday 18th September

Lots Road Auction House

18:30 - 22:00


We gave our old house an energy makeover. Here's what we learned

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.

Ten reasons to apply for Solar Schools

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!

Repower Albert Square, anyone?

Big stories deserve a big audience, and it doesn't get much bigger than this...

Balcombe's pioneering mission to repower their village with home-grown solar energy just went out to five million viewers on the One Show!

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.

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