People Powered Not Fossil Fuelled

Carbon Co-op is an energy services and advocacy co-operative that helps people and communities to make the radical reductions in home carbon emissions necessary to avoid runaway climate change.

News from Carbon Coop

Virtual Green Homes: Meet the householders

29 Sep 2022

Green Open Homes is returning to Manchester, this time in the form of a virtual event. ‘Case studies’ of retrofitted homes from in and around Greater Manchester are provided on this page for you to explore. We are then holding two online sessions: Beginner’s Guide to Retrofit (Monday 3rd October 2022), for those new to … Read more

Cllr Leanne Munroe receives a copy of the Community-Led Energy Action Plan in Sholver.

Community leaders set new direction for Oldham’s transition to zero carbon

26 Sep 2022

Two ground-breaking Community-Led Energy Plans (CLEPs), released today by community leaders in Westwood and Sholver, are setting out the priorities and actions local people believe are needed to initiate the transition to a zero carbon Oldham. The Community-Led Energy Plans can be found here: Westwood and here: Sholver. During 2021, the year of COP26, the … Read more

Developing a UK metered energy savings tool

31 Aug 2022

Carbon Co-op is delivering OpenEnEffS, a project seeking to adapt and extend the US-based CalTRACK Methods for use in a possible UK pay-for-performance retrofit programme. The project began in July and, with the summer drawing to a close, things are getting started on this exciting project.  The CalTRACK Methods recommend for the use of OpenEEMeter, … Read more

Upcoming events