Powering Up North – Community Energy conference

Carbon Co-op took part in the very successful, Powering Up North conference in February 2015. Jonathan Atkinson spoke from the platform in a key note address on the challenges and opportunities of community-led deployment of whole house retrofit. Afterwards, Jonathan and Matt Fawcett provided an introduction to community smart grids and the use of open … Read more

The Big Red Stockport Bus Tour

On Sunday the 20th, we run a bus tour of eco-homes for the residents of Stockport. This was part of the "Carbon Co-op in Stockport" project that is being support by Stockport Council. The rain held and we had a great day with 28 people attending the tour.  The big red bus took us to … Read more

Carbon Co-op in Stockport – Community Champions project launch

On Saturday 22nd of June, we launched a new community champions project in Stockport with an event held at Staircase House in Stockport. An introduction from Councillor Stuart Bodsworth was followed by a presentation on the technical aspects of retrofit from Marianne Heaslip of URBED and a lively discussion on plans for Carbon Co-op in Stockport. … Read more