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A role for metered energy data in community-led lending

13 Jun 2024

This post summarises the potential role for metered energy data in community-led lending products, as being explored by Carbon Co-op and partners on a project funded under the Green Homes Finance Accelerator programme. What are Metered Energy Savings and why might they be useful to this kind of project? Metered Energy Savings (MES) look at … Read more

Co-designing energy advice services with underrepresented communities

5 Jun 2024

A new Carbon Co-op report shares findings from a research project undertaken in Oldham. The work seeks to better understand culturally specific issues relevant to Westwood’s predominately Bangladeshi community, and what an effective energy advice service could look like. This community, like many others in the UK, are often considered ‘hard to reach’. There is … Read more

NOW HIRING: Project Manager – Retrofit

17 May 2024

We’re looking for a new Project Manager to work within our Retrofit Team portfolio, developing and delivering innovative new projects that take a community and citizen-led approach to the clean energy transition and tackling climate change. Summary Apply nowSend your CV plus a single cover letter to Applications will be reviewed on a rolling … Read more

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