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Education: Going solar

A C of E village school proves that even small can go solar, and reap the rewards, says Margaret Holness

PENDOCK Primary, a tiny Church of England village school in Worcestershire, with just 43 pupils, has become what is believed to be the one of the smallest energy- suppliers to the National Grid. Since solar panels were installed on its roof, in May 2013, it has earned more than £400 from its feed to the grid, and saved £500 on its energy bills.

The move to solar energy was mooted by Mechteld Blake, who chairs the parent teacher association. Ms Blake, an environmental research ...

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