Hosted by Carbon Co-op and Energy Democracy Greater Manchester, the Great Energy Escape panel discussion saw forty people assemble on a wet cold Monday evening in November to discuss the opportunities and challenges of the energy system transition in the context of energy democracy. As well as this blog post you may want to read … Read more
Insights from the DIY retrofit for homeowners’ course, 6th, 7th and 20th May 2017, by Kate Simpson.
Think and talk. Sometimes this is what we, smart beings, need to do in order to improve. I started working for Carbon Coop in December 2015 and since then I got very involved in EcoHomeLab. A space for energy enthusiasts that, during the time I have taken part on it, has gone through different stages. … Read more
Winter, and especially the months after Christmas feel like a good time to look back on the past year's progress and to look ahead. This year, Carbon Co-op Project Manager, Jonathan Atkinson, has taken part in a couple of events; the 'Community Energy Think Tank' organised by Housing Plus Academy at Trafford Hall and Future … Read more
On the 12th of January was last EcoHomeLab session and we had the pleasure to admire 😉 Trystan's new electric bike. A very cool one that he built himself from a DIY kit. We were 10 people this time, 3 of whom were new or almost new to EcoHomeLab: an Arduino user who wanted to … Read more
And we are now in 2017, happy new year? Let’s hope so… Last EcoHomeLab of 2016 happened on the 12th of December at Madlab as usual. We were quite a lot of people, 13 of us munching mince pies. I was worried that it was going to be a session without content as the original … Read more