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

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

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

Community Green Deal report

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Carbon Co-op partner URBED recently launched their Community Green Deal report at a major conference in West Bromwich on the 1st December 2010. The report, funded by Sustainable Housing Action Partnership (SHAP), Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and Travis Perkins, presents the findings of work to develop a model for community-scale delivery of whole house … Read more