YOUNGSTERS enjoyed the sunshine when they were invited to celebrate the first anniversary of power generation at a Sheffield centre dedicated to promoting green energy.
Pupils from Hoyland West Meadows Primary School were shown solar panels at South Yorkshire Energy Centre, based at Heeley City Farm, and got to share a birthday cake.
Since solar panels were installed, staff and volunteers at the centre, the size of a family house, have been totting up the amount of renewable energy generated.
They recorded 1,620 kWh of electricity - roughly a third of the annual electricity consumption for an average household in the UK.
It could save people living in a similar-sized household £880, if they took advantage of payments from the Feed-In tariff and through savings on annual fuel bills, staff at the centre said.