Incentivising renewable, local energy

With energy bills skyrocketing and the energy supply market broken, communities across the UK aren’t satisfied with a centralised, carbon-intensive energy market.  Consumers want more of a localised, environmentally friendly energy system, with 76% of consumers saying they would rather buy and use sustainable energy generated in their community. And yet despite high demand, for … Read more

The Committee on Climate Change meets Manchester’s retrofit pioneers

Contractor working on retrofit floor

In this blog, Alex King reviews a session we held in March between the UK’s most senior climate policy makers at the Climate Change Committee, people suffering the impacts of the fuel bill crisis and those pushing the boundaries of energy efficiency in Greater Manchester. Facing the challenge We know that tackling climate change means … Read more

Smart meter data independent of your energy supplier

With skyrocketing energy bills, people are increasingly concerned about tracking their energy use. Carbon Co-op can now enable householders to gain access to their smart meter data, for both gas and electricity, independent of your energy supplier, quickly and simply through our Powershaper Monitor service. After a simple onboarding process, we can enable you to … Read more

Ben Aylott leaving for new pastures

We’re sad to announce the departure of Ben Aylott, who is leaving the Carbon Co-op staff team to take up a position in cloud computing. We wish him all the very best in his new role.  Ben joined Carbon Co-op back in 2016 when the organisation consisted of just four people, a board and a … Read more

‘Person-Centred Retrofit: A fuel poverty, vulnerability led approach’ report launch

Carbon Co-op has worked with Plymouth City Council and Nottingham City Council through the mPower activate programme to investigate innovative solutions to ensure those most vulnerable to fuel poverty can access retrofit.  As a part of this work, Dr Alice Jones was commissioned to develop a person-centred approach to fuel poverty reduction, to support Plymouth … Read more