Inspired by Friends of the Earth’s Run on Sun campaign, a group of volunteers came together last year to found Greater Manchester Community Renewables (GMCR), with the aim of starting a community energy revolution in the home of the industrial …
Remember 2014? One Direction were still a five piece, Sharknado 2 had just come out at the movies, Michael Gove was still education minister and the Department for Energy had big ideas for solar power. It was a heady time.
This is a fantastic opportunity, so we’re really keen to reach as many primary schools as possible. Please get involved and nominate a school to run on sun.
Let our new infographic walk you through the numbers. Friends of the Earth calculates that schools could each save up to £8,000 per year through solar panels. This means more money to spend on facilities like playgrounds and nature gardens.