Keep the Lights On is an outreach project created by PhD students at the University of Sheffield. The project involves an electronic board game that allows players to act as operators of a small-scale electricity grid. They must decide on the number of customers to supply and the amount of storage to use to maximise revenue and most importantly - Keep the Lights On!
CDT students have run workshops to teach Key Stage Two pupils about climate change and renewable energy. The children came up with actions that families and schools could take to reduce their impacts on the planet. They also designed islands, powered by renewable energy, supported by energy storage to keep the lights on.