Solar power: lighting up schools and lessons


Installing solar panels not only saves money, it can empower pupils to make a real difference to the school environment and beyond


Schools using solar energy are reaping the benefits both financially and in the classroom.


An image of the sun


Fitting solar panels will not only do the earth a favour, but will also save your school a wad of much-needed cash. The impact of harnessing the sun’s energy to help power the school, however, reaches far beyond financial benefits.


As schools up and down the country have discovered, becoming solar champions has kick started a wave of other eco-initiatives, informed subjects across the curriculum and empowered pupils to take responsibility for determining the kind of world they want to live in when they grow up.




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