Community-led Energy Planning toolkit launched

Oldham Energy Futures

How can we build energy transition capacity in all neighbourhoods? Check out our new toolkit developed with (CLES) Centre for Local Economic Strategies and URBED: http://energyfuturestoolkit.carbon.coop Community-led Energy Planning (CLEP) is a place-based, community-centred approach to building knowledge, understanding and confidence in lower-income communities to enable them to shape and benefit from the energy transition.  … Read more

Software Engineer (Full Stack)

Summary FTE: £26,780.00–£35,020 PAYE/Payroll (dependent on experience and qualifications)Time: 0.8 – 1 FTE (Flexible)Location: Central Manchester, UK (Remote possible)Holiday: 33 days flexible (pro rata) + 5 fixedDuration: 1 year fixed term contract (with potential for extension based on funding and performance); 6 month probationary periodStarting: ASAP Apply now: Send your CV and a one page … Read more

We’re recruiting: Software Engineer (IoT/Energy)

Summary FTE: £26,780.00–£35,020 PAYE/Payroll (dependent on experience and qualifications)Time: 0.8 – 1 FTE (Flexible)Location: Central Manchester, UK (Remote possible)Holiday: 33 days flexible (pro rata) + 5 fixedDuration: 1 year fixed term contract (with potential for extension based on funding and performance); 6 month probationary periodStarting: ASAP Apply now: Send your CV and a one page … Read more

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