02 Oct '11, 2pm

Solar Schools Lights Up UK

UK climate activist group 10:10 has started a great new solar project, Solar Schools . The project, basically, tries to get individuals and local businesses to invest in solar panels for their local schools using a fun, interactive website. From Angela Bryant, executive director of 10:10: “The idea is simple: we help schools get their own solar panels by giving them tools to raise money from the local community. This cuts their carbon emissions, generates long-term income via the Feed-in Tariff and provides a brilliant educational resource for the pupils.” More specifically, this is how it works: Each school is given a fun, professional website that shows the school with solar panels on it. Anyone can chip in to fund portions of the solar panels for £5 per square. (Yes, this would mostly be parents, generous neighbors, former students, and local businesses, but hey, you co...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/10/02/solar-schools-lights-...

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