- Brighton Energy Co-operative (BEC) provides free solar energy systems to schools plus free Energy Use Advice visits for school business managers. Contact [email protected] to find out how your school can get a free solar system.
- Brighton and Hove Energy Services Co-operative (BHESCo) are a not-for-profit social enterprise who design and finance clean energy projects on behalf of their customers. BHESCo have helped to install more than 1,000 solar panels on schools and colleges in Sussex, as well as working to decarbonise heating systems using heat pumps and energy efficiency measures. BHESCo raises the cost of its projects from community investors who want to use their money to tackle the climate crisis. In this way, schools do not have to pay anything upfront and start to see big savings on their energy bills from day one.
- Rampion Visitors Centre – Learn about Renewable Energy, Climate Change and the story of your local offshore wind farm. Free workshops on: Measuring wind speed + direction, Planning + designing a wind farm, using a model turbine to generate electricity as well as wind -related games.
- Energy Sparks provides a free school-specific energy management tool and education programme to support pupils and staff to reduce their school’s energy bills and carbon footprint. Energy Sparks has close links with BHCC and is able to export your school’s energy data into its system, providing analysis and bespoke action prompts to guide impactful energy-saving action. You can watch an Introduction to Energy Sparks here.
- Low Carbon Trust – providing eco education days at Stanmer Park
- Volks Electric Railway – the oldest electric railway in the world, offering trips to schools
You can watch below a B&H energy webinar recorded February 2022.