Schools invited to take part in Chester Community Energy’s 2023 Sustainability Competition

Schools are reminded that they have until Friday 31 March 2023 to enter the below Sustainability Competition by Chester Community Energy Ltd

To celebrate COP27 taking place recently, Chester Community Energy Ltd is launching its 2023 Sustainability Competition for State-Funded Schools and Six-Form Colleges in west Cheshire. The competition is open to Secondary Years: 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, and 13 and mixed year groups are able to apply as a team.

Are you up for the Challenge?

There are great prizes for the winning team and £500 for your school to spend on sustainability initiatives!

This is a great opportunity for students to work collaboratively and learn about sustainability, energy conservation and renewable energy, whilst helping your school become more energy efficient.

All the information you need (including an info sheet for teachers) can be found here:

What do you need to do?

1) Create a team (maximum 5 students). School staff can help out too.

2) Research how the carbon footprint/energy consumption of your school could be reduced. Look at last year’s winning entry which you can find here: Competition 2022

3) Submit a project idea (maximum 2 pages of A4) which you think will enable your school to save the most energy or save on carbon footprint.

About Chester Community Energy Ltd

Visit to find out how we are Working Together For A Sustainable Future.

Chester Community Energy Ltd is a registered Community Benefit Society which develops and facilitates renewable energy schemes in Chester and the surrounding area. Our aim is to produce renewable energy generation, reduce the carbon emissions in our area and encourage energy efficiency. We raise funds to carry out our work via grants and public share offers.
The prizes will be supplied from our Community Benefit Fund.

Best of Luck!

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