Over the summer we have updated the ‘economic’ electricity costs used by Energy Sparks from 12p/kWh to 15p/kWh to reflect the increase in electricity costs over the last year. These prices are used to provide general advice about a school’s running costs and are indicative of average electricity costs for schools including standing charges. This […]
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Welcome back to Energy Sparks for the new school year! Over the summer we have expanded the Energy Sparks family and are delighted to be welcoming so many new schools to the programme. A big welcome to all of our new schools. View this email in your browser Welcome back to Energy Sparks for […]
Welcome to Sheffield and Frome schools! Energy Sparks has recently extended to the areas served by Frome Town Council in Somerset and Sheffield City Council. We have now set up 5 schools in Frome, and 10 schools in Sheffield, with more schools to follow in the New Year. Frome schools are currently combined with the […]
We need to act now to keep global warming below 1.5°C! Earlier in October the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change published their latest report on the state of the planet. Their study describes the impacts and possible methods of keeping temperatures from warming by more than 1.5°C above pre-industrial times. The report points out the […]
We have launched our new Energy Sparks Blog to share some inspiring examples of energy saving best practice taking place at primary schools. We will also be regularly suggesting energy saving activities and interventions to try with pupils , and publishing our Energy Sparks project newsletter content so that you can refer back to past […]