Six schools selected to work with House of Lords on climate change

They will join forces with the Environment and Climate Change Select Committee, scrutinising government policies via virtual meetings

Norway seeks to support students to cover electricity costs

Students who are able to provide written evidence of their electricity costs will be able to apply for an additional loan this winter

RWE launches renewable energy educational resources with Tees Valley Education

The five-school multi-academy has linked with the energy firm’s Sofia Offshore Wind Farm to teach students about green energy

COP26: Environment education packs launched for UK schools

The Together for Our Planet Schools Pack aims to help students learn more about the climate change summit in Glasgow and includes ideas for green activities

US offers $52.5m to help manufacturers and wastewater treatment plants boost efficiency

The funding will be distributed through the Department of Energy’s Industrial Assessment Centres, which are university-based programmes that train students and offer no-cost efficiency improvement recommendations to small and medium manufacturing facilities

Drax invests £200k in laptops for students during Covid-19 crisis

It says the donation is part of the energy company’s initiative to inspire more children to study science, technology, engineering and maths subjects

Student digs might not be clean but they’re going green

  A new course aims to educate student renters about improving energy efficiency. The classes at Colorado State University, led by Dr. Anne Marie Merline, aim to teach students renting houses about efficiency. The professor says this is needed if the City of Fort Collins is going to reach the sustainable goals and targets set […]

Liverpool University halls to go green

A contract has been awarded to build a sustainable energy centre at Liverpool University. Vital Energi will install the £1.5 million low carbon Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant at the university’s new halls of residence. Greenbank Student Village is around three miles away from the main campus and will provide energy for its 1,300 students with six boilers, two CHP […]

UK students to develop fully electric aircraft

Students from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) are to build an all-electric aircraft. A team of undergraduates studying aerospace engineering will develop one of the first fully electric research gliders in the UK. They will install a lightweight electric motor and a lithium-based battery in a single-seater airframe. They expect to fly the […]

US awards $5m to nuclear energy students

The US has awarded more than $5 million (£3.4m) to students who are studying courses related to nuclear energy. Around 57 undergraduate scholarships and 33 graduate-level fellowships for students at American colleges and universities have received a share of the money. The Department of Energy said it has awarded around $33 million (£22.7m) to more […]