Community Energy Strategy for Greater Manchester

Fuelling Manchester are inviting people and organisations to get involved in the creation of a Greater Manchester Community Energy Strategy. Jonathan Atkinson, one of the founders of Carbon Co-op and the Fuelling Manchester network, recently visited Bristol (writing this blog post) concluding one of the success factors in establishing a thriving Community Energy sector in Bristol has been … Read more

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

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

FREE: The Big Red Bus Tour of Green Houses

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Midday-4.30pm, Saturday 15th September 2012 Carbon Co-op is launching a new Manchester-based programme to help owner occupiers improve the fabric of their homes, reducing utility bills and carbon emissions. To celebrate we’re staging a free tour of local eco-houses, all from a double-decker, red London bus. See energy saving projects up close Meet people who … Read more

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