Category Archives: Energy

Petition about Gas Storage (not #Manchester)

Here’s the petition Petition: Debate effect of pumping out brine at Fleetwood on marine life and livelihoods   Here’s the details – STOP HALITE ENERGY PUMPING OUT TOXIC BRINE AT ROSSALL, FLEETWOOD, & DESTROYING MARINE LIFE AND LIVELIHOODS IN AND … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: #Levenshulme, Community Energy, #Manchester 27 Jan

reposted from here Levenshulme takes on energy efficiency retrofit and community energy! This January Carbon Co-op will be meeting in Levenshulme where the support for community energy and retrofit is growing. We will be joined by Ed Cox (IPPR North) … Continue reading

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Repost: An energy system vision for a community energy-led future?

So, Jonathan Atkinson of Carbon Coop does some Deep Thinking about the future of energy. A good (19ish minute) read… An energy system vision for a community energy-led future? The energy transition is happening, what needs to be discussed now … Continue reading

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Event Report: “Smart Cities” or not so smart? #Manchester

“You can trade carbon on your way to the airport” – this was probably the standout jaw dropper last Friday night at an MMU/Science Festival event putatively on “Global Science, Local Impact: Smart Cities.” There was some stiff competition, such … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Great Energy Escape panel, Mon 6th November

It will be interesting to see if any ‘tweaks’ to the sage on the stage format are made, or if it becomes the usual Q&A (actually P&A – preening and attacking). The hosts, Carbon Coop,have a well-deserved reputation for doing … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Can fracking be fair? Thurs 26 Oct #Manchester

Tyndall Manchester would like to invite you to attend the next talk in our seminar series “Can fracking be fair?” by Dr. Matthew Cotton on Thursday 26th October (room C21, Pariser Building, Sackville Street) at 1.00pm.  Can fracking be fair? Dr. Matthew … Continue reading

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Repost: A tale of 3 retrofits #Manchester #CarbonCoop

from here A Tale of Three Retrofits This autumn social saw members get together for an informative and enjoyable evening at Leaf on Portland St. We heard from three very different households who have recently completed (or almost completed!) their … Continue reading

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