Category Archives: Energy

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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“Hacking the Energy System” #Manchester 4th November

A one day conference of discussion and collaboration on future energy system opportunities, innovation and change. When: 10.30am-5pm, Friday 4th November 2016 Where: Great Hall, Sackville Street Building (former UMIST Campus), University of Manchester Booking a ticket is essential for … Continue reading

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Upcoming retrofit courses in #Manchester

Carbon Coop courses coming up: Retrofit Advocacy Course – 22nd Oct + 5th Nov 2016 This participatory course is aimed at enabling householders, volunteers and professionals to confidently discuss energy efficiency and inspire others to find out more about retrofit, … Continue reading

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Upcoming anti-fracking training: #Manchester 24 Sept

There have been some defining moments in the UK anti-fracking movement this year and big fights against fracking are on the horizon. What better time for an event to provide space for groups to meet, share skills and collaborate with … Continue reading

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“Energy Democracy MCR”

 You fill in this below by going here Energy Democracy MCR: Public Energy Company The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) are planning to establish a publicly owned, municipal energy company. Energy Democracy MCR is a new group seeking to influence … Continue reading

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