Solar SOAS

Community energy, powered by students.

Operating as usual

23/11/2021

£5000 Green Community Fund!

£5,000 is available for the SOAS community to apply for with your environmental project ideas! This is open to students, staff, and alumni. The funds are from the solar panels that were installed on the roof of the Old Building as part of the student-led project Solar SOAS. Solar SOAS is a community energy project, and the funds that are generated go into an annual fund to help further environmental projects at SOAS.

This year is our 5th anniversary of getting the panels installed (our birthday is 26th September, 2016). To celebrate, a Green Community Fund of £5000 is up for grabs!

The deadline for submissions is 5th January 2022. If you have questions about the criteria or the form, please email [email protected]. We encourage you to apply!

You can find the full criteria and application form for your bid on the Solar SOAS website here: http://www.uni-solar.org/apply-for-the-community-fund

26/09/2021

HAPPY 5TH BIRTHDAY Solar SOAS!

Today marks exactly *five* years since 114 solar panels were installed on the roof of the SOAS Main Building. This was part of a successful student-led project to set up a community energy project at SOAS. The panels are owned and run by the SOAS community, and they've been generating electricity (and £££ from the government) ever since.

To celebrate, the Solar SOAS Green Community Fund has been increased to £5,000 this year - which is open and available to students, staff, and alumni with environmental project ideas to benefit SOAS. Check out more details and how to apply here - http://www.uni-solar.org/apply-for-the-community-fund - Deadline is November 15th.

We are also running a Solar Tour of the panels on Thursday 30th September at 1:00PM, meeting on the SOAS Main Building steps! Please come along if you'd like a rare chance to get up on the SOAS roof to check out the panels and the lovely view. No need to book! These tours happen less than once a year, so please do come along if you can. Please note the tour involves climbing a steep ladder, as this is the only way to access the roof (apologies about this). Hope to see you there!

Hyperion: the first solar energy community in Greece — UniSolar 23/08/2021

Give our new blog by Chris Vrettos a read to learn about the development of in Europe, and the exciting work of the first solar energy community in Greece ☀️

http://www.uni-solar.org/blog/2021/8/23/hyperion-the-first-solar-energy-community-in-greece

Hyperion: the first solar energy community in Greece — UniSolar The spark for community energy in Europe In 2018, through the “Clean Energy for all Europeans” Package of Directives, the European Commission formally endorsed the idea that the clean energy transition has to happen with citizen participation at its heart. Amongst other things, this package ef

Want your school to be the top-listed School/college in London?

Click here to claim your Sponsored Listing.

Our Story

This page keeps you updated on Solar SOAS' progress and events. Solar SOAS has come a long way since it started out as the brainchild of the Energy and Climate Justice Society. Keep an eye out of our annual Green Community Fund competition to get involved!!

Videos (show all)

Solar SOAS Crowdfunding!

Location

Address


London
Other Colleges & Universities in London (show all)
University of London University of London
Malet Street
London, WC1E7HU

This is the official account of the University of London. Study with us anywhere in the world.

Middlesex University Middlesex University
Middlesex University, The Burroughs
London, NW44BT

Find out what it's really like to study here by checking out our Discover Middlesex pages 👇

The London School of Economics and Political Science - LSE The London School of Economics and Political Science - LSE
Houghton Street
London, WC2A2AE

We're a world-leading university, unique in our dedication to the social sciences. https://lse.ac.uk

City, University of London City, University of London
Northampton Square
London, EC1V0HB

City, University of London is the University of business, practice and the professions. A leading global University committed to academic excellence, focused on business and the professions and located in the heart of London.

Birkbeck, University of London Birkbeck, University of London
Birkbeck, University Of London, Malet Street, Bloomsbury
London, WC1E7HX

Birkbeck is a world-class research and teaching institution, a vibrant centre of academic excellence and London's only specialist provider of evening higher education. Visit our website: www.bbk.ac.uk

University of Westminster University of Westminster
309 Regent Street
London, W1B2

The University of Westminster is a diverse and dynamic international education institution situated in the heart of London, one of the world’s great cities.

The University of Law The University of Law
London, EC1Y8HQ

More than our name suggests 👀 Offering courses in law, business, psychology, criminology and more

Queen Mary University of London Queen Mary University of London
Mile End Road
London, E14NS

We are one of the UK’s leading research universities, committed to improving social justice and achieving the previously unthinkable.

Regent's University London Regent's University London
London

Welcome to the official page for Regent’s University London.

London Business School London Business School
London

We aim to have a profound impact on the way the world does business, and the way business impacts the world.

St Mary's University, Twickenham St Mary's University, Twickenham
Waldegrave Road, Twickenham
London, TW14SX

Search our courses online: https://www.stmarys.ac.uk/courses/courses.aspx Book an open day: https://w

London Metropolitan University London Metropolitan University
166-220 Holloway Road
London, N78

The official London Metropolitan University page, keeping you up to date with university and London life. Account monitored 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri.