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 […]

Solar PV and Biomass at Primary Academy

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E4E in conjunction with one of its partners, Evogreen, has installed a combined Solar PV and Biomass installation at Darwen St James Primary Academy in Darwen Vale just outside of Blackburn. The Academy was looking for ways to reduce their heating and lighting costs.  The heating was run on heating oil spending just over £ […]

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 […]

What makes up your Electricity Bill?

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The energy market is overly complex and difficult to navigate for Schools especially understanding what is included in your electricity bills. Your electricity bill consists of a number of different charges for different elements.  These individual charges may be transparent and broken down on your bill or  combined into one or two line items. It […]

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 […]