A place to learn from home about the beauty and wonder of our planet: #EarthSchool

Missing your normal outings and the outdoors? Nature is a place where we go not only for recreation, it’s also a wonderful place to learn. To help out students who are missing this connection with nature and who want to learn about our great, beautiful world, there’s a virtual classroom to explore the environment and all of its wonders: #EarthSchool!

May 11, 2020

Students engage in meaningful detective work as Power Detectives!

One of the key differences between Solar for Schools and any other solar energy provider has to do with our utilisation of each solar panel system as a teaching resource. Not only do our schools’ solar panels provide clean, inexpensive, secure electricity to each school, the solar panel system is a genius teaching tool.

May 06, 2020

Tracking changing energy use patterns

As we all are adjusting to spending much more time at home, new trends are arising. For example, our energy consumption patterns are changing, and utilities are having to respond. What new patterns can we observe using our electricity charts?

Apr 02, 2020

COVID-19 Update

Over the last few days we have been working to deal with the challenges presented by coronavirus (COVID-19). The good news is that the sun will keep shining and panels will keep generating clean electricity regardless of the virus. As all our team can and regularly has worked from home, we can continue to support you as usual.

Mar 19, 2020

Our new partner in New Zealand: World Solar!

Solar Options for Schools Ltd. (SfS) and World Solar are pleased to announce its partnership to empower the children and students of New Zealand to actively fight climate change via energy and sustainability education packages funded by solar panels on each school.

Feb 11, 2020

What do you think about sustainability?

Be a part of SEEd’s UNESCO research project and share how you feel about sustainability in a short survey.

Jan 24, 2020

Record number of schools going solar

The total number of schools who went solar with us in the UK and Germany topped the charts with 17 schools, installing 805 kW of solar power. That’s over 2,950 solar panels. So far this year, in the UK we have helped the Solar for Schools Community Benefit Society (CBS) raise £850,000

Sep 26, 2018

We are utilizing the Energy Managment System Solar-Log™

We are excited to announced our collaboration with Solare Datensysteme GmbH (SDS), which will allow us to better our solar energy monitoring capabilities.

Feb 14, 2017

Solar for Schools wins Rushlight Sustainability Initiative Award

At Solar for Schools we are celebrating after scooping a prestigious Rushlight Award in recognition of our pioneering work, both enabling schools to benefit from the cost savings opportunities whilst also educating pupils.

Mar 07, 2016

Top 10 reasons why schools are installing solar panels

With the Paris talks now over and millions of demonstrators globally relieved at having succeeded in persuading world leaders to commit to keeping global warming below 2 degrees, you might think that global warming has been solved and we can relax.

Jan 21, 2016

New Online Solar Savings Calculator for Schools Launched

The new online calculator provides an estimate on the schools maximum potential based on our database of 24,000 schools in the UK and then calculates costs, savings and funding required to achieve them for 3 different system sizes.

Dec 08, 2015

What you can do:

The proposed changes to the UK’s solar subsidies from January 2016 will:

1) Dramatically reduce benefits to schools from installing solar.
2) Create a massive rush to complete projects before December 2015.

Sep 14, 2015

Nine schools registered during test period

Nine schools registered during test period date. During the run up to launch of the site, nine schools have already registered for details of the Solar for Schools programme, as a result of our Beta testers speaking about it to friends and family.

Mar 30, 2015

New Joint Venture

Engynious Clean Power (UK) Ltd has joined forces with Internet entrepreneur, Robert Schrimpff and experienced renewables project developer Martin Augustin, to create a new venture called Solar for Schools which aims to reach out to schools through social media networks.

Feb 01, 2015