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A 5-point plan for Government to cut bills, save energy and reduce pollution

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We're winning on solar schools - but we need a last push to get over the line!

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Putting solar panels on schools is a no-brainer! It lets schools produce energy from the sun, slashing their electricity costs AND reducing their polluting emissions. It also makes schools a beacon of hope in their communities - showing that renewable energy can be small-scale and community owned - with benefits for both climate and people! 

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We're winning on solar schools - but we need a last push to get over the line!

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  Friends of the Earth has been campaigning to get solar panels on schools and remove …

A 5-point plan for Government to cut bills, save energy and reduce pollution

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Friends of the Earth urges emergency Government response to prepare for next winter Friends of the …

For the love of solar - Minister O'Brien must solve solar panel mess

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Schools need planning permission to install even one solar panel on their roof. This makes installing …

Power to the People Learning Hub events

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The next two sessions of our Learning Hub series will focus on our Power to the People work area. We’ll explore the increasingly …

For the Love of ...Solar Schools

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We love Solar Power! It's clean, free and zero carbon, but in Ireland we have hardly any of it. And the reason why has nothing to do with how …