Project Officer (Energy Advice) (now closed)

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We are looking for an enthusiastic project officer with great communication skills to support innovative, collaborative community-based projects, offering targeted energy advice to householders in Manchester. You will be happy translating technical concepts for a non-technical audience, verbally and in writing. You may not have specific experience in energy advice or home refurbishment, but you’re … Read more

Flooding and Resilience workshop – how it went

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On Wednesday 19th of April we gathered at Todmorden College for the third workshop in this series to talk about the relationship between retrofit and making our homes more able to withstand and recover from flooding events. Our colleague Helen took the group of attendees through the various building-level impacts of flooding, in particular the … Read more

BOOK NOW: Carbon Co-op AGM and celebration 2023

After a gap of three years, we’re back with an in person / hybrid AGM celebration event. We will re-cap of Carbon Co-op’s work in tackling climate change through collective action and highlight the progress made over the last few years and the plans and challenges ahead. Come along to get hear about our work, … Read more

Podcast Power in the City Episode 5: From 9 to 5?

This episode is about the grind, the toil, the sweat, the slog, the graft, the duty – and things like skills and craft, commitment and creativity. Yes, it’s about work! The green kind. It’s about working in the energy transition.

OpenDSR for All

Carbon Co-op explores device ‘open standards’ in BEIS feasibility study. Accessibility of smart energy appliances, such as electric vehicle chargers, electric heating and battery storage, are a key part of reducing reliance on fossil fuels in the grid. But these devices use a lot of electricity, so it is important to charge at times when … Read more

‘The Oil Machine’ film review

Director Emma Davie’s new film, The Oil Machine (2022), sets out the entanglement between the oil and gas industry and almost every aspect of life in the UK, with expert interviewees offering a range of contrasting viewpoints on what needs to change and how the future might play out.  The opening montage sees a range … Read more