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

Oxford Rd Heat Network commences

Crossing the Corridor

Work is almost complete to install resilient, long-lasting and sustainable infrastructure across the Oxford Road Corridor in Manchester City Centre. Manchester Metropolitan University commissioned Vital Energi provide a variety of infrastructure connections across Oxford Road between the east and west sides of the University’s Manchester Campus, including district heating piping.

Low cost energy efficiency

Low cost energy efficiency paying off in Greater Manchester

Since 2014, the Business Growth Hub has helped companies in Greater Manchester to save nearly £300,000 per annum through simple low or no cost energy efficiency measures.

GM Community Energy Stakeholder Group

Calling all Community Energy Projects in Greater Manchester…

Greater Manchester are proud to announce its participation in a 4 ½ year European funded  project that spans seven partner regions which will help to give a boost to the community energy sector. 

Householder with air source heat pump

New technology home heating trails proving a success in GM

Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is working with Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO) on one of the most significant heat pump trials in the UK for domestic homes. 

Dawson Precision Components

£40,000 savings in pipeline for Oldham manufacturer

Using technical surveys delivered by the Business Growth Hub, Dawson Precision Components has identified a range of simple, low cost ways to reduce its energy consumption.

 

Parrswood High School roof

Manchester Matters – Parrs Wood High School solar power project

Pupils at Parrs Wood High School are learning about the role renewable energy plays in helping to reduce climate change – with the help of one of the largest solar energy systems at any school in the UK. 

David & Alison Hull, Wigan residents

A warm home for winter

Hundreds of residents in Wigan are enjoying warmer homes and reduced fuel bills this winter thanks to a successful energy efficiency project.

£4m technology hub for Manchester SMEs launched

A £4 million technology hub for Manchester companies to create the next generation of carbon-neutral hydrogen fuel cells is being launched at Manchester Metropolitan University.

The Manchester Fuel Cell Innovation Centre (MFCIC) will house the latest equipment for SMEs to develop hydrogen fuel cells to create green and emission-free energy, powering everything from our homes to our cars.

Scout Moor Wind Farm, Rochdale

A sustainability snapshot of Greater Manchester

From Cottonopolis to an envisioned, thriving sustainable city: Greater Manchester has always dared to pioneer new innovation and technology.   

Salford Quays

Climate change and low emissions pathway mapped out for Greater Manchester

In the month that the momentous Paris Agreement came into force, Greater Manchester has mapped out the region’s pathway to achieve its low carbon targets for 2020, with the publication of the GM Climate Change and Low Emission Implementation Plan.     

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