Beyond Paris – how can energy efficiency co-operatives contribute to achieving 2050 targets?

To paraphrase the great Douglas Adams, author of Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Climate Change is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. It's so big that new evidence suggests many of us don't even talk about it any more (http://www.climateconviction.org). Which may be something of a barrier … Read more

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

Carbon Co-op AGM 2013

Many thanks to everyone who made it down to the Carbon Co-op 2013 AGM which took place on Monday 18th March at MadLab in central Manchester. The event was well attended with around half the membership present along with several non-members and interested parties. Chaired by Phil Korbel, the evening saw an overview of the … Read more