Schools’ Competition Winners

Chester Community Energy Ltd are delighted to announce that “The Light Savers” from UPTON-BY-CHESTER HIGH SCHOOL have won our Sustainability Competition for State-Funded Secondary Schools in Cheshire West and Chester 2021/2022.

The Light Savers provided a fantastic entry for an LED lighting project for one of their classrooms and made a very engaging video to accompany their entry which you can watch below.

You can download the 2-page winning summary of their project here Chester Community Energy – entry


Upton-by-Chester High School will receive £1000 to spend on their energy saving/sustainability projects, £500 of which must be put towards the winning project.Each member of the winning team will receive a £20 gift voucher to spend in Chester and an invitation to participate in a Chester Community Energy Directors’ meeting.

Chester Community Energy Ltd. aims to reduce carbon emissions in our area by developing renewable energy schemes and encouraging energy efficiency. The prizes will be awarded from the Chester Community Energy Ltd Community Benefit Fund. This fund has been set up by our collective Membership and is funded directly from the returns from investments in our solar energy projects. You can find out more about our benefit fund here

Congratulations to the winning team!

The Light Savers

Ruby Elner, Sofia Lawton, Emily Middleditch, Grace Simmons, Zhi Hui Zhan and, their teacher, Mrs Karen Mitchell.