Southport School pupils could win
£10,000 by sharing their Big Green Dream
SECONDARY School pupils across the UK
are being asked to share their School's big green dream, with the boldest ideas
to be awarded £10,000 to help turn ideas into reality. The ScottishPower Green
Energy Trust, an independent charity which helps community renewable energy
projects get off the ground, is calling on School pupils in Year 7 to 8 in
England and Wales and S1 to S2 in Scotland to submit their:- 'Big Green Dream.'
They can submit creative entries such as drawings, videos, collages, poems or
The entries will be judged by the ScottishPower Green Energy Trust and 1 School will receive the top prize of £10,000 to make their dream a reality. Four
runners up will receive £5,000 for their School and 8 Schools will receive
Funded entirely by donations from Scottish Power's Green Energy Fund customers,
the Green Energy Trust has awarded over £1.6 million to more than 154 projects
since it was 1st established in 2000.
Alison McKean, Social and Environmental Policy Manager at ScottishPower and a
Trustee of the ScottishPower Green Energy Trust, said:- "We're asking
School pupils across the country: what's your School's big green dream? Young
people have incredible ideas for making their Schools more environmentally
friendly and to put renewable energy to good use on campus. We want to hear
their ideas and make their green dreams a reality.
Since 2000, the Green Energy Trust has supported 154 renewables projects across
the UK. We're proud to have played our part in supporting the expansion of
community renewable energy across the country."
For more information about the competition or to submit an entry, please visit:-