SPARE Russia was founded in 1996, while more than 800 schools become an active members of the program, and about 2600 schools are using various public awareness materials developed the Program. SPARE Team consists of 2100 teachers and 81000 school students. Students leading by SPARE teachers investigate energy conditions in their schools and homes, look for the opportunities to apply energy efficient solutions and renewables. They share their findings among friends, parents, neighbors, spread information on climate friendly solutions in their local communities.
Hundreds events such as: International Energy Saving Day, the Earth Day, the Earth Hour, events, related to climate, energy and environment have been marked throughout the country. SPARE Russia enlarges its program activity through regional coordinators’ network covering more country territories: Bryansk, Vladivostok, Irkutsk, Yekaterinburg, Karelia, Khanti-Mansiski Okrug, Nizjhny Novgorod, Sankt –Petersburg and Leningrad region, Moscow and Moscow region, Murmansk, Arkhangelsk, Karelia, Kaliningrad.