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Tackling the Energy Challenge Together Toolkit A toolkit for communities, local authorities, and schools on how to raise awareness or build capacity on sustainable energy issues.

Energy bike


An opportunity for staff to ‘feel’ how much energy various appliances use.

Further description

The energy bike is attached to a variety of electrical appliances – light bulbs, radio, small TV – each of which requires more and more energy to keep running. This is an excellent engagement tool. Various providers exist – we used Global Action Plan

Where can it be found

Global Action Plan


Devon County Council, Environment Group

How it has been used to date

The Energy Bike was used as part of Devon County Council’s campaign and was used in school campaigns in Ilfracombe and Braunton.

User Experience

The energy bike is an eye catching tool that can be used as an ‘anchor’ attraction at an event to get people to attend.

Price can make this a less attractive option.

Target audience

Ideal for all ages in domestic, business and school properties.


Contact Global Action Plan for up to date pricing.

Case Study Link

Staff Energy Behaviour Change Campaign – Devon County Council- Case Study