Vote now for the People’s Republic of Energy!

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The People’s Republic of Energy is Carbon Co-op’s entry into energyshare, a competition to win £100,000. You can vote for us here: http://www.energyshare.com/voting/Closing date is 5pm, Saturday 3rd December 2011 **About the project**The energy crisis is real and upon us. Faced with rising bills, growing energy insecurity and the requirement to tackle climate change it is time … Read more

Carbon Co-op’s Energyshare proposal: People’s Republic of Energy

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Carbon Co-op’s bid for the £100,000 EnergyShare competition is entitled ‘People’s Republic of Energy’, a campaign to democratise, popularise and roll out community-driven, low carbon development in Greater Manchester. If successful, the project would see a series of People’s Assemblies, community assessments and retrofit pilots. This work would feed into our wider project to develop a community-driven green … Read more

Carbon Co-op – Inaugrual Members Meeting

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On 11th June 2011, prospective members gathered for the Carbon Co-op’s inaugural meeting at Zion Arts Centre, Hulme, South Manchester. The day long session outlined the ground work carried out over the past three years as well as plans for the future such as an investment co-operative and retro-fit programme. Participants then discussed how they … Read more

Carbon Coop’s EnergyShare application

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Please support the Carbon Coop’s application to EnergyShare – it just takes a few minutes! We are very excited to announce the Carbon Coop’s submission to the innovative Energyshare programme and I am writing to ask for your support, by voting for our bid, to help us start putting co-operatively owned solar panels on our … Read more

Fuelling Manchester #5 – May 2011

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Carbon Co-op have been collaborating with Kindling Trust to run a series of networking sessions for community renewables in Greater Manchester entitled, Fuelling Manchester. The events are purely social and the next one takes place on Thursday 26th May 2011. This fifth gathering is for all those of us involved in community renewable projects, be … Read more

Carbon Co-op Moss Side Tour and Workshop

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Save energy – cut bills – help the environment In March 2010 The Carbon Co-op launched its Moss Side project with the Carbon Co-op Manual offering advice on saving energy in the home. Now we’re inviting you to take the next steps by joining us for a free workshop and tour of local green projects. … Read more