Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub. Delivering Greater Manchester's transition to a low-carbon economy

Mayor addressing Innovation Zone

Five Year Plan - Playing your part

The Green Summit saw the launch of the 5 Year Environment Plan for Greater Manchester – an ambitious plan setting the action needed to make sure that we make fair contribution to tackling climate change and that we protect and enhance our city region’s natural environment.

Young People 2038

Greater Manchester Green Summit 2019 - Five years in seven hours

In 2018 at the end of the first Greater Manchester Green Summit, Andy Burnham promised the 700+ audience that there would be a second Green Summit, this would launch the region’s pathway to become carbon-neutral.  This summit would be bigger, more focused and more inclusive, welcoming more people through the doors to be part of the big plan.

Mayor of Greater Manchester Green Summit

Mayor of Greater Manchester to announce date for a zero-carbon GM

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has today announced the date for a landmark Green Summit next year.  

Local Area Energy Planning: Supporting clean growth and low carbon transition

In a project delivered for the Energy Technologies Institute, Energy Systems Catapult has designed a planning framework to help local government, energy networks and other key local stakeholders prepare for a low carbon future in a cost-efficient and strategic way.

City of Trees window @Patagonia

Manchester raises the bar with new carbon target

Manchester City Council has today announced its plan to bring forward its ambition to become a zero carbon city by twelve years, with a revised target of 2038.

Warm Homes - Anne Lord

GMCA central heating scheme lowering energy bills

Our long, hot summer seems like a distant memory and with temperatures dropping a GMCA-backed scheme is helping homes get ready for winter.

Mancheser cityscape

UK’s largest science and technology property partnership formed between Legal & General and Bruntwood

Bruntwood and Legal & General Capital (Legal & General) have established a landmark 50:50 partnership to create the UK’s largest property platform dedicated to driving science and technology growth in regional cities.

Village Greens Community Co-op

Good for business: How switching to clean electricity could benefit your organisation

Here’s a crazy fact… Despite most people supporting the use of clean energy to power homes and businesses, hardly any of us have actually switched to a renewable electricity tariff.

Springboard - Andy Burnham & Cllr Alex Ganotis

Greater Manchester’s Springboard to a Green City Region

Ambitious plans to make Greater Manchester one of the leading green city-regions in the UK and Europe were approved on 27 July 2018.

Kings Quality building

Wigan food firm cooks up energy savings

Kings Quality Foods is saving more than £10,000 per year after installing new LED light fittings and implementing a number of other zero cost measures at its factory in Wigan.

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