Festival Insights NEWS: Energy Revolution partners with Solar for Schools


UK: Energy Revolution, the sustainability charity helping to tackle the environmental impact from fossil fuel travel to events, has partnered with the Solar for Schools project.

In 2018, Energy Revolution helped its members – encompassing festivals, suppliers and touring artists – to balance or ‘offset’ the carbon emissions from over three million average car miles – the equivalent of 962,274 kg CO2e.

One hundred percent of balancing donations from 2018 will to go to Solar for Schools, an initiative that puts solar panels on the roofs of schools in the UK, allowing them to produce low-cost clean electricity while also educating children about the importance of a low carbon future.

New Energy Revolution members in 2018 included Download and Reading festivals, which donated £1 from every car-parking pass sold to Energy Revolution. Musician Novo Amor joined the charity in 2018 to balance the CO2 from…



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