Case Studies

Solar-powered sports hall helps Oxfordshire school cut carbon

Solar-powered sports hall helps Oxfordshire school cut carbon

3 Jan 2013, 13:29

Pupils at Bartholomew School in Eynsham, Oxfordshire, are learning about the creation of energy and the role renewables can play in reducing carbon pollution thanks to a major solar installation on the school’s sports hall roof.

Solar boost for Metropolitan Police Service

Solar boost for Metropolitan Police Service

3 Jan 2013, 10:26

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has generated £22,000 from solar installations across police buildings at Croydon, Lambeth, Lewisham, Gravesend, Deptford, Bromley and Sutton.

Cornwall College boasts solar savings of £37,000 after six months

Cornwall College boasts solar savings of £37,000 after six months

30 Oct 2012, 17:56

Last March, with the help of the Renewable Energy Cooperative (R-ECO), Cornwall College was able to install and register three different solar systems before the feed-in tariff reductions took hold. Six months later the college has revealed the extent of its savings.

Solar-powered houseboat prototype hits the Thames

8 Oct 2012, 15:13

Sanitov Studios is a design think tank charged with developing sustainable urban designs. The think tank’s latest project was inspired by an ambition to not only develop one of the most sustainable homes in London, but also develop one of the most affordable.