₤10,000 on offer to schools
in national Scottish Power Green Energy Trust competition
PUPILS in secondary schools across the
UK have until 31 December 2017, to share their School's big green dream and compete to
get ₤10,000 to help turn ideas into reality.
The Scottish Power Green Energy Trust is calling on school pupils in Year 7 to 8 in
England to submit their:- 'Big Green Dream.'
Ideas could range from recycling
initiatives to supporting the school eco group or installing a new wind turbine.
1 school will receive the top prize of ₤10,000 to make their dream a reality. 4
runners up will receive ₤5,000 for their school and 8 schools will receive
Pupils can make creative entries such as drawings, videos, collages, poems or
paintings. The entries will be judged by the Scottish Power Green Energy Trust,
an independent charity which helps community renewable energy projects get off
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 Scottish Power and a
Trustee of the Scottish Power Green Energy Trust, said:- "The countdown is
on for school pupils to share their Big Green Dream and show they have what it
takes to design a brighter future for their school. We're looking for ideas that
will blow us away and support the school in being environmentally friendly for
years to come."
For more information about the competition or to submit an entry before 31
December, please visit:-