Solar Schools helps schools cut carbon, save money, boost budgets, build fundraising capacity and engage pupils, parents and the community with renewable energy.
8 November 2013 Against a backdrop of rising energy prices, schools the length and breadth of Britain are taking control of their energy and generating their own, thanks to 10:10’s successful Solar Schools campaign.
When is renewable energy expensive? When you add a load of other things that are expensive things to it.
Earlier this week, people around the world celebrated Ada Lovelace Day. Ada is a much celebrate Victorian mathematician lorded as the first computer programmer. She has become a figurehead for women working in STEM subjects. In light of this celebration, Electro-Technical Officer (ETO) Cadet Bethany Hoare tells us what it’s like to be an engineer.
Action for Renewables Chair Tony Juniper rebuts some of the most common anti-wind myths
Would you like to see your favourite products manufactured using wind power? Soon you will be able to!
With the much anticipated Energy Bill published today, what is it and what does it mean for green energy campaigners?
Pro Wind Alliance campaigner Grahame Jordan gives us his view of being a pro-Wind campaigner
Take a look around, notice anything different? Action for Renewables has had a bit of a makeover, with a brand new website featuring lots of information on different types of green energy, news and our latest campaigns. For a while we’ve wanted to make it easier for you to see what campaigns you can get involved in, and there will be plenty of opportunities this autumn as the governments Energy Bill sets the direction for the UK’s energy generation for the future.
We’ve had a brilliant response to our campaign to stop George Osborne from killing off our onshore wind industry, and thousands of you have already taken part, emailing the Chancellor, and Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Ed Davey. (If you haven’t, go do it now http://www.actionforrenewables.org/campaigns/speak-out/ed-davey-dont-let-george-osborne-cut-wind)
Have you ever wondered what it takes to set up a cooperative energy scheme? Today's blog comes from Steve Slator, Chair of the Valley Wind Co-operative Ltd.