Hulme & Moss Side 2050 events – building a future for our communities

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Can our homes be made energy efficient, if so how would that work? We need to cut the average amount of energy our homes use by 80% to deal with climate change and rising fuel bills.Carbon Coop have been having a look at the options and want to know what you think would work, what wouldn’t … Read more

Energy Advice day at Brookburn School, Chorlton

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Carbon Co-op are teaming up with Ecospheric and Action for Sustainable Living to deliver an energy advice day at Brookburn School, Chorlton on Sunday 18th March 2012. All are welcome, please sign up here. Brookburn Primary School Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 8EH 11am-5pm, Sunday 18th March 2012 We’ll have: 15 minute  consultations with ‘Dr Carbon’ (North West retrofit expert Charlie Baker, owner of … Read more

Free whole house retrofit surveys available now

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Carbon Co-op are offering 20 household energy surveys free of charge, enabling residents to get detailed technical information about their home’s energy performance with the aim of reducing bills and emissions by up to 80%. A detailed architectural survey carried out by our award winning retrofit consultants will clearly outline specific packages of improvements that your house or … Read more

Fuelling Manchester #6

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The sixth Fuelling Manchester social takes place on Thursday 26th January at the Bulls Head pub nr Piccadilly Station. The gathering is for all those of us involved in community renewable projects, be that: water turbine co-operatives; bio-mass and woodland management enterprises; waste-to-energy projects, solar energy collectives or those involved in community-focused. We will be meeting at the Bulls … Read more

Carbon Co-op enables wholefood co-op to install 12kW solar panel array

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Carbon Co-op have successfully design and installed a 12kw solar panel array for Unicorn Grocery, a wholefood co-operative in Chorlton, South Manchester. The installation made it in time to qualify for the higher rate of Feed in Tariff (FIT) and will ensure that these panels benefit both the environment and the co-operative. Thanks to Martin at Mitre … Read more

People’s Republic of Energy press launch

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A new ‘country’ had its flag unveiled at a ceremony in Piccadilly Gardens on Wednesday 23rd November. The President of 'The People’s Republic of Energy' – a radical new energy campaign – spoke to his citizens from a recycled soap-box, before his officials unfurled the brand new nation’s flag to the people of Manchester. Their … Read more