Category Archives: Energy

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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Upcoming Event: Community Energy Futures – #Manchester 28 September

Exploring the future of Community Energy in the UK Dr. Carly McLachlan, Tyndall Centre, University of Manchester and Andrew Hunt, Oldham Council Community energy was once the darling of UK Energy Policy, with its very own Department of Energy and … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Beginner’s Guide to Retrofit 13 Sept. #CarbonCoop #Manchester

BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RETROFIT – SEPT 2017 Wednesday, 13 September 2017 from 18:30 to 20:30 (BST) URBED (Urbanism Environment and Design) Ltd 10 Little Lever Street M1 1HR Manchester United Kingdom View Map Learn about energy efficiency and making home improvements … Continue reading

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‘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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