Green Summit 2019: what will Greater Manchester’s Energy Future look like?

A prospectus outlining future municipal energy projects

At last year’s Green Summit Carbon Coop launched Greater Manchester Energy Futures, a bold and ambitious policy proposal: the creation of a municipal enterprise with the ability to act as convener of new partnerships and initiator of energy and infrastructure projects. A key success following this policy proposal was the announcement by Greater Manchester Combined … Read more

Local Flexibility Markets – What are they and how can community energy organisations get involved?

Electric Vehicle charger

As our electricity system becomes more decentralised, renewable generation grows and demand for electric vehicles and electrified heat rises, the grid is increasingly under pressure. One solution to accommodate this strain is to be more flexible in how, when and where we generate and consume electricity. In the current market, value is predominantly placed on … Read more