E4E Solar PV Project – Magna Academy Poole

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E4E has just signed off the Solar PV installation at Magna Academy in Poole.  This is part of the Aspirations Academies Trust Energy Management Programme. A total of 620 Solar Panels were installed at the Academy to add to an existing array that was installed when the new building as constructed a few years ago.   […]

E4E Solar PV Project – Corngreaves Academy

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E4E has just managed the installation of a 30KWp Solar PV system at Corngreaves Primary Academy (part of United Learning) in Sandwell. Corngreaves is the first Academy in the United Learning Solar Programme to be installed.  The installation was carried out by Sun Energy and completed in just under a week. Installation Statistics: 120 Hisunage […]

694KWp Solar PV Programme for AAT

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Energy for Education are in the final stages of rolling out a Solar PV Programme for Aspirations Academies Trust (AAT) as part of a wider Holistic Energy Management Programme.  So far the Programme has installed just over 619KWp of Solar PV (approximately 2,476 Solar Panels) generating a net saving of £ 2,500,000 over the next […]

Developing an energy strategy for an Academy Trust

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Developing an Energy strategy for an Academy Trust Academy Transformation Trust (ATT) is a growing Multi Academy Trust formed a few years ago with 16 Academies, both primary and secondary, in the Midlands and the South East.  As an increasing number of academies have joined ATT, the Trust has been focusing on maximising the efficiencies across […]

How to make the most of energy reporting

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Energy reporting is a service that most Electricity and Gas Suppliers will provide at a basic level, but how do you get the most out of it? Here is a quick guide to help you understand which reports you should be requesting and how they can help you to reduce your energy consumption. Daily Consumption […]

Comparing Energy Quotes

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Comparing Energy Quotes The energy market is complex and difficult to navigate at the best of times which can make comparing the information on energy quotes a daunting task.  In this post we have listed a few tips to help you along the way: 1. Find out exactly what your responsible for You may only […]

What are Deemed Rates and how to avoid them

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What are Deemed Rates?  Deemed rates (or Out of Contract Rates) are the unit rates that your energy provider will automatically roll your account onto if your contract end date is passed and the contract hasn’t been renewed or moved to a new supplier.  Some energy providers or brokers will simply roll you over onto […]

Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

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If your School is using heating oil, concerned about rising energy costs or need to replace existing old boilers then you should consider using the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and intelligent funding options to install Biomass boilers. Replacing boilers has been a real burden for Schools and Academies with limited capital funding.  A lot of […]

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 […]