Community Green Deal

Many thanks to everyone who made it along last Wednesday (26th September) to Manchester Town Hall for the launch of Carbon Co-op’s DECC-funded Community Green Deal programme. The event included presentations on whole house retrofit works, assessment methods and the way forward for Green Deal and included a discussion session from attendees on the barriers … Read more

Carbon Co-op Community Champions

We are currently looking for Carbon Co-op Community Champions in the Stockport and Manchester City Council areas. This is your opportunity to improve your house to 2050 standards and help friends and neighbours do likewise. What you get: A free, in depth, household retrofit assessment for your home Two energy advice workshops hosted in your … Read more

Community Green Deal comes to Greater Manchester

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Carbon Co-op and Manchester City Council launch £250,000 GM Go Early Green Deal pilot at Manchester Town Hall. 6:30-8pm, Wednesday, September 26, 2012 FREE EVENT: limited spaces, book here: http://carboncoopgreendeal.eventbrite.com Speakers: Representative from Manchester City Council (TBC) Charlie Baker, URBED, co-author of Greater Manchester Retrofit Strategy Jonathan Atkinson, Carbon Co-op Carbon Co-op launch Carbon Co-op … Read more

‘Meet the Co-ops’ event at Unicorn Grocery

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Carbon Co-op are delighted to have been invited to present at Unicorn Grocery‘s ‘Meet the Co-ops’ event on Monday 24th September, 7.00 – 9.30pm at their shop in Chorlton. Wholefood co-operative Unicorn are marking the UN’s International Year of the Co-op with a chance to meet organisations providing food, drink & energy, the co-operative way. … Read more

Carbon Co-op shortlisted in Buy Better Together Challenge

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Carbon Co-op have been shortlisted in the Buy Better Together Challenge being run by BIS and Co-operatives UK. The competition is aimed at inspiring new models of community buying, stimulate local enterprise and promote shared learning. A £60,000 pot will go towards training, mentoring and seed funding for stand out projects, including £15,000 for the … Read more

BOOK NOW: Carbon Co-op Community Renewables Seminar

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On Thursday 6th September 2012, Carbon Co-op is hosting a community renewables supply chain seminar for local groups and suppliers as part of the Generating Success programme. Programme: 1.15pm to 5pm, 6th September at Hat Works, Stockport Lunch provided, seminar starts at 2pm. £5 attendance fee. Spaces are limited. Book online http://s.coop/tbue About: This is … Read more