Carbon Co-op co-organises a National Community Energy and Energy Efficiency event

Attendees listening to a presentation by Carlos of Carbon Co-op

On 19th April 2018 in Birmingham, Community Energy England and Carbon Co-op hosted a full day of talks on the role that energy efficiency projects could play in community energy activities. Community energy practitioners from across England, expert contractors and representatives from Local Authorities came together to discuss the potential for new business models that … Read more

Carbon Co-op at the Greater Manchester Mayor’s Green Summit

Carbon Co-op project manager Jonathan Atkinson speaking at the Mayor's Green Summit

Jonathan Atkinson, Project Manager at Carbon Co-op was asked to present at GM Mayor, Andy Burnham’s Green Summit in March 2018 and used the opportunity to highlight the need for a just transition. Carbon Co-op have been involved in the summit as part of the planning group and have also hosted and contributed to a … Read more

Shaping the Future of Your Energy Network – DSO event

Panel discussion at the DSO event

On 1st December 2017, Carbon Co-op co-hosted an event with Electricity North West titled, Shaping the Future of Your Energy Network. The event was aimed at engaging a wide range of energy system stakeholders in the transition Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) are making towards becoming Distribution System Operators (DSOs). The change towards becoming a DSO … Read more

An energy system vision for a community energy-led future?

A cropped illustration showing the future energy system highlighting the role for policy makers.

Estimated reading 19 minutes) The energy transition is happening, what needs to be discussed now is what it looks like on the ground and what role Community Energy plays in it. Is the Community Energy movement’s vision of the transition one in which individual prosumers are liberated to become their own energy trading entities, one … Read more