Schools

Young people are supported in becoming Power Agents who take care of their own energy consumption and spread their knowledge to their families and their surroundings.
Country: 
Germany
Target Group: 
Schools
Households / consumers

The Power Agents project aims at spreading knowledge of energy saving and changing behaviour in households by clear positive messages. The project wants to motivate and support young people in becoming “Power Agents” who take care about their own energy consumption and who spread their knowledge by taking care of the energy consumption of their families and their personal surroundings. The Power Agents project is part of the EU project “Mein Haus spart” (“My house saves”).

Full report: 
Importance: 
3.5
Quality: 
4.5
iStock_000001589846XSmall.jpgSchools are in many ways important in promoting energy efficiency and energy conservation. Schools make up a large share of the public building stock. Opportunities for energy efficiency and energy conservation relate to lighting, heating and cooling, computers and appliances. More importantly, schools are where the youngest generation of current energy end-users are educated.
Quality: 
3.5
Importance: 
5
Energy Education at primary schools
Country: 
Greece
Target Group: 
Schools
City/Region: 
Attica and Crete
Date: 
2006 - 2008
The aim of the project was to reduce energy use in school buildings and homes by teaching children efficient use of energy, RES and efficiency in transport through hands-on and experimental activities. Expected results were increased knowledge and awareness, behaviour change as well as actual energy savings in participating school buildings and in the homes of the involved children and educators. The main outcome was the development of an educational package on active learning (AL) and energy monitoring (EM) for use in primary schools.
Quality: 
5
Importance: 
4
Educational and award programme for school groups to reduce CO2 eEmissions
Country: 
Hungary
Target Group: 
Schools
Date: 
2007 - 2008
The Climate Watch programme was designed, initiated and implemented by the National Society of Conservationists (NSC) in Hungary. The aim of the Climate Watch project was to increase the knowledge of primary and secondary school pupils on energy efficiency and energy saving. Thus, with the involvement of its local member associations as well as the media, NSC aimed at reaching and involving schools.
School climate change awareness campaign implemented by environmental and youth NGOs
Country: 
Finland
Target Group: 
Schools
City/Region: 
Ilmari
Date: 
2002
Ilmari, a climate change and energy information project, aims to enlighten primary, secondary and vocational school students and teachers about climate change and their role as human beings; young people shall be involved in conversations and receive support in their projects. During five years, there have been over 800 school visits all over Finland. 30 000 students have heard about their issues and there has been training for two hundred volunteer climate envoys.
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