Category Archives: Energy

‘Powering Together – taking control of the energy revolution’ #Manchester 24 June

The Co-operative Energy is pleased to announce its Community Energy Conference 2017 – the fifth year anniversary of the event. This year’s is titled ‘Powering Together – taking control of the energy revolution’ and will once again be jointly hosted … Continue reading

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“Grassroots Energy Collaboration” Liverpool, 10 June.

Alongside local activists, Biofuelwatch are hosting a series of “Grassroots Energy Collaboration” workshops across the country throughout May and June, in Bristol, London and Liverpool. The Liverpool event will be held on Saturday 10th June at The Quaker Meeting House, … Continue reading

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Batteries! Info night in #Manchester 24 May

Free! Book here Description Come along to find out all about adding a battery system to your home solar system! The widespread adoption of energy storage systems are seen as one of the building blocks of the future energy system. … Continue reading

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PhD studentship in #Manchester #Energy

Please spread to anyone and anywhere that might be interested… PhD studentship now available: New cityscapes of micro-energy storage   Information and mobile technologies have been heralding a new wave of electrification in households, thanks to the increased use of … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Retrofit financing info night 28th February #Manchester

http://carbon.coop/news/2017-01-25/carbon-co-op-info-night-financing-retrofit Carbon Co-op Info Night: Financing Retrofit As those planning to retrofit will know, it’s difficult find to appropriate, affordable finance. With a lack of low cost financing and ‘payback’ being tricky to calculate, securing finance is often a key … Continue reading

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Council long-listed for green energy award!! Er, #Nottingham Council…also Carbon Coop!

Manchester’s Carbon Co-op has been long-listed for the presitgous Ashden Awards. According to the website – “The Awards celebrate global sustainable energy leaders and this year’s longlist ranges from a Malaysian architectural practice specialising in passive design to a UK … Continue reading

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Plug for Upcoming Carbon Coop event in Manchester – ‘hacking the energy system’

Reposted from here. What next for community energy? Community energy has been hard hit by cuts to renewable subsidies and It is a time of great change and uncertainty for those in the sector. In this blog post I look … Continue reading

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