Helping Highland schools to save energy and fight climate change!

The Highland Council is working with sustainability charity, Energy Sparks to offer Highland schools access to Energy Sparks' online energy analysis tool and energy education programme.

Energy Sparks supports primary and secondary pupils, staff, and the wider school community to reduce their school’s carbon emissions and make a real contribution to addressing the 'climate emergency'.

Chair of Highland Council’s Education Committee, Cllr John Finlayson said: “With under 4 weeks until COP26, we want Highland schools to engage with the Energy Sparks toolkit and improve their energy efficiency. Therefore, we are supporting the launch of the ‘Get Energised to save electricity with Energy Sparks’ campaign!”

Chair of Highland Council's Climate Change Working Group, Cllr Trish Robertson, said: “The Council’s Climate Change team has collaborated with Green Impact to put together ten activities which will help schools get to grips with basis data analysis and behavioural change. This is a fantastic opportunity for children and young people in Highland to take their first steps in lowering their carbon footprint through taking part in a range of activities.”

A short video provides more information about Energy Sparks and the ‘Get Energised to save electricity with Energy Sparks’ campaign.

4 Oct 2021