Student´s initiative led to installation of solar panels in his school.

Hemal Arora, a student from United World College South East Asia in Singapore was concerned about the immense electricity consumption at his school. Together, with seven other students, started a solar project on their school.

Jun 27, 2019

Solar for Schools at Ecosummit Berlin 2019

Co-founder, Robert Schrimpff, spoke at Ecosummit Berlin 2019. He explained the work that Solar for Schools does and how it empowers students, schools, and communities to fight climate change.

May 31, 2019

Salix funding available for solar

Overview of the criteria, conditions and benefits of funding your solar projects through Salix. In addition to providing funding through the Solar for Schools Community Benefit Society (CBS), we would like to share information about another funding option for your solar projects.

Nov 10, 2017

We are partnering with Pupil Asset

We are excited to announce our partnership with Pupil Asset, who provides schools with an advanced Management Information System (MIS) that allows flexible tracking and comprehensive & in-depth assessment tools, while enabling easy communication with parents.

Feb 20, 2017

How a Community Benefit Society will work for you

Schools that become members of the CBS will have a share in the success of those systems. We will continue to manage the systems and funding and receive management fees from the CBS, but now any profits will be shared with the schools.

Jul 14, 2016

New Partnership with Eco-schools England

As part of the new partnership, Eco-Schools endorses the work of Solar for Schools, and its ethos to cut the carbon emissions of schools nationwide in addition to improving the teaching and learning opportunities for students.

Mar 21, 2016

Main Electricity Prices are Increasing

Steep price hikes for electricity! School electricity bills are rising, as energy companies once again are pushing up prices. Reports in the national press since November have hinted at energy prices rising this winter, which have come true.

Nov 30, 2015

Solar For Schools team launches in Germany

Following the success in the UK, 30 schools are now benefiting from solar panels, the team has been working on a German approach aimed specifically at helping Kindergartens and small private schools save energy costs by using solar panels.

Jul 03, 2015

Solar for Schools delighted to promote 1010 and their SolarSchools programme

There are many ways to fund solar panels on a school! So we are delighted to partner with 1010 and promote their Solar Schools programme.

May 11, 2015