Free Solar for Schools

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Energy for Education, a not for profit co-operative specialising in Energy Management for Schools, Academies and Trusts have developed a Free Solar for Schools initiative to support our customers benefit from the savings that can be generated. Over Summer 2015 we are installing Solar PV schemes across a number of Academy Trusts and are leveraging this […]

Feed In Tariff (FITs)

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Schools should become energy micro generators and funding solar PV projects using the Feed In Tariff. Schools tend to have large roof spaces that are perfect for implementing Solar PV solutions as a great way to save money by generating their own energy to mitigate the rising costs of buying electricity from the grid.  Funding […]

Schools – CRC exempt In 2013 or 2014 – where is the guidance to support them

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There are thousands of schools still buying energy through local authorities, brokers and energy companies that may be charging Schools the CRC energy efficiency tax when they are exempt from paying. If you are a School signed up then check your electricity contract to see if you are paying CRC.  Guidance is unclear but if […]

Why the Co-operative model works for Schools


We have been talking to Education Technology about why the Co-operative model works for schools, (to read the full article click here) here is why we think this model is perfect for the education sector. We believe that our not-for-profit co-operative approach is one that will work well for Schools, the set up of our […]

We are attending the Education Facilities Forum

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We are attending the Education Facilities Forum as a supplier at the Whittlebury Hall Hotel & Spa in Northampton on the 18th and 19th of November. The Energy for Education Co-operative is launching its new set of Energy products specifically designed for Primary and Secondary Schools as well as our tailored packages for multi site and […]

E4E at the Academies Show 2013 in Birmingham

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We are exhibiting at the Academies Show on the 27th November 2013 at Birmingham NEC. The Co-operative is launching its new set of Energy products specifically designed for Primary and Secondary Schools and for multi site and Multi Academy Trusts.  All Schools and Academies irrelevant of size will benefit from collaborative procurement and intelligent brokering […]

E4E featured in the Co-operative Enterprise Hub

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E4E is one of 20 Co-operatives selected out of 5000 new Co-operatives started this year to be featured in the Co-Operative Enterprise Hub’s “New Pioneers – Inspiring Co-operatives” Magazine. The help and support we received from Co-operative Futures and the Enterprise hub was very important in terms of getting setup efficiently and effectively.  The  ongoing […]

Pulse Business Energy awarded OJEU contract to partner E4E

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Following a comprehensive OJEU procurement process, E4E are delighted to announce that they have appointed Pulse Business Energy as the Co-operative’s Strategic Energy Partner. Pulse will be providing its unique expertise and market knowledge to develop and provide bespoke energy brokering services for Schools, Academies, Trusts and other education customers. “Pulse Business Energy were chosen as […]