All but two regions are failing on school energy efficiency in the UK
UK schools are missing targets on reducing energy use per pupil.
New data released shows that Yorkshire & the Humber and the North East are the only regions where schools have collectively reduced how much they spend on energy per pupil, cutting expenditure by 4.4% and 0.9% respectively. Every other region of England increased its average energy expenditure per pupil, with schools in Inner London doing so by as much as 23.5%.
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