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Stockport event: “Reducing Household Energy: Together We Can!” Sat 22nd June #climate #energy

EVENT: Reducing Household Energy: Together We Can! 10am-2pm, Saturday 22nd June 2013 Staircase House, Stockport Town Centre, SK1 1ES Do you live in Stockport borough? Would you like to reduce your household energy bills, improve energy efficiency and help the environment too? Book … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “Green Deal Community Training” Weds 24th April, Northern Moor

via Carbon Coop Greening Campaign organise Green Deal event for communities Carbon Co-op is speaking about our Community Green Deal programme at an information and training event on Green Deal organised by the Greening Campaign. This free event is targetted … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: “Ecohome lab”, #Manchester launch Fri April 19th

from carbon.coop Ecohome lab – launch workshop, build day & first meet up Carbon Co-op have been working with OpenEnergyMonitors to develop tools to help our members take greater control of their homes. We’ve now set up Ecohome Labs, a project to … Continue reading

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Event Report: Carbon Coop AGM #manchester #climate “people powered not fossil fuelled”

At the wonderful Madlab on Monday, 25 members of co-operative people (and one journo) gathered for an Annual General Meeting with a few differences. It was the first AGM for Carbon Coop. Who they, what it? Well, Carbon Coop is … Continue reading

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The Year Ahead – Carbon Co-op

What were the big successes of 2012? Starting to recruit members, carrying out 40 whole house retrofit property surveys and getting the opportunity to deliver a £400,000 Community Green Deal programme. What were the big lessons learnt? That the more … Continue reading

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Crosspost: “People power: #Manchester energy uprising”

This article, written by Carbon Coop’s Jonathan Atkinson, is a cross post from the New Internationalist website Rising energy bills have never been more prominent in the headlines. Smart energy meters – which allow you to track your energy use … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Open Source Energy Monitor making at #madlab in #Manchester, Thurs 13 Dec

Carbon Co-op have been working with openenergymonitor.org, to produce innovative, modular, home environment monitors using open source hardware and software. Now we need people to help us build them. Unlike conventional energy monitors, the kit is flexible, modular and totally … Continue reading

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Event Report: “Good for Nothing”

MCFly reader Jonathan Atkinson explains how Carbon Co-op got pro bono help from techies last weekend at “Madlab”. (Reposted, with permission, from here.) Carbon Co-op were lucky enough to be one of the good causes selected for the first Good … Continue reading

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Event Report: Will retrofit guinea-pigs fly? They had better, or else wfio (!)… #Green Deal #Manchester

Attention Conservation Notice: A short account of a meeting at Manchester Town Hall for people interested in lowering energy bills, saving carbon and generally taking (baby) steps on the journey to Greater Manchester’s climate change goals. Followed by a blow-by-blow … Continue reading

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Event Report:“Meet the Co-operatives” at Unicorn Grocery, Chorlton #Manchester

70 people, 9 co-operatives, one inspiring evening. MCFly co-editor Marc Hudson reports. Many MCFly readers will know Unicorn Grocery, a Workers’ Co-op in Chorlton (and if you don’t, visit their website, then their store!). This is the fourth “Meet the…” … Continue reading

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