We’re excited to be working closely with the education sector in 2024 and beyond, building on the support we’ve already provided to a number of trusts and colleges in the past.

So, a little about us.

We’re one of the largest energy companies in the world, focused on driving the energy transition through cleaner, greener power and building a more sustainable future. We have over 70,000 employees across 15 European countries, more than 54 million customers and operate c1.5 million km of energy networks.


‘In the face of one of our planet's most formidable challenges – climate change – Leicester City Council (LCC) has emerged as one of the leaders of sustainable innovation. Their environmental success has been propelled by a long-term partnership with Energy Efficient Solutions Group (EES Group). Together, the complexities of the climate crisis have been tackled head-on with a large-scale multi-technology innovation.’


Empowering the Education Sector's Transition

In the pursuit of Net Zero emissions, universities and colleges find themselves at a pivotal crossroads. Balancing the financial squeeze of rising energy costs and the need for sustainable practices presents a formidable challenge. However, emerging technologies, such as HVAC System Digital Twins, are revolutionising the path to Net Zero while bridging the dreaded "Performance Gap."

1. The Energy Conundrum in Education


Urbis Schréder offer LED lighting and control solutions, connecting education spaces and places to enable improved environments, whilst enhancing standards, improving learning experience and reimagining the way light is used through efficiency, innovation, sustainability, and expertise.


Optimising and Decarbonising University Heat Networks

Chris Davis, Head of Marketing at Hysopt, explains how digital technology and the new Government Heat Network Efficiency Scheme can help universities decarbonise heat and lower energy costs

The heat challenge for university campuses

Across the UK, Universities are committing to challenging carbon reduction targets, with decarbonisation of heat identified by many as a key challenge for the sector.


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