Eco-homes wanted for open homes weekend - Spring 2015


We are looking for eco-home owners keen to show off their energy efficiency improvements, to inspire and enable others to follow their example. If you are interested in opening your home email us:

Greater Manchester Community Energy strategy writing day

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Fuelling Manchester are inviting people and organisations to get involved in the creation of a Greater Manchester Community Energy Strategy.

We're inviting people to attend a strategy writing day:

Fuelling Manchester #12 - Thurs 19th December, Bury


We'll be celebrating another eventful year in community energy at the next Fuelling Manchester:

Community Energy Strategy for Greater Manchester


Fuelling Manchester are inviting people and organisations to get involved in the creation of a Greater Manchester Community Energy Strategy.

Community Green Deal

Community Green Deal

Many thanks to everyone who made it along last Wednesday (26th September) to Manchester Town Hall for the launch of Carbon Co-op's DECC-funded Community Green Deal programme.

The event included presentations on whole house retrofit works, assessment methods and the way forward for Green Deal and included a discussion session from attendees on the barriers to take up of energy efficiency measures.

Community Green Deal comes to Greater Manchester

Carbon Co-op and Manchester City Council launch £250,000 GM Go Early Green Deal pilot at Manchester Town Hall.

6:30-8pm, Wednesday, September 26, 2012
FREE EVENT: limited spaces, book here:

Representative from Manchester City Council (TBC)
Charlie Baker, URBED, co-author of Greater Manchester Retrofit Strategy
Jonathan Atkinson, Carbon Co-op

BOOK NOW: Carbon Co-op Community Renewables Seminar

On Thursday 6th September 2012, Carbon Co-op is hosting a community renewables supply chain seminar for local groups and suppliers as part of the Generating Success programme.

- 1.15pm to 5pm, 6th September at Hat Works, Stockport
- Lunch provided, seminar starts at 2pm.
- £5 attendance fee. Spaces are limited.
- Book online

FREE: The Big Red Bus Tour of Green Houses

Midday-4.30pm, Saturday 15th September 2012

Carbon Co-op is launching a new Manchester-based programme to help owner occupiers improve the fabric of their homes, reducing utility bills and carbon emissions. To celebrate we're staging a free tour of local eco-houses, all from a double-decker, red London bus.

Hulme & Moss Side 2050 events – building a future for our communities

Can our homes be made energy efficient, if so how would that work?

We need to cut the average amount of energy our homes use by 80% to deal with climate change and rising fuel bills.Carbon Coop have been having a look at the options and want to know what you think would work, what wouldn’t and why.

We are running two events with residents in Hulme and Moss Side:

Yard Theatre
Work for Change, 41 Old Birley Street, Hulme M15 5RF
6.30-8.30pm, Thursday 15th March 2012

The Green Deal and Social Enterprise breakfast taster session

From Autumn 2012, the Green Deal will provide a mechanism to enable millions of homes in the UK to receive retrofit, insulation work with the cost of measures spread over a twenty five year period.

FREE, 8am-9.30am, Tuesday 26th July 2011
CUBE Gallery, Portland Street