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

Green Summit heralds bold green future for Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester has set out its ambitions to become one of the leading green city-regions in the UK and Europe, at its inaugural Green Summit held today (Wednesday 21 March).

Greater Manchester Green Summit Listening Event: Place

Another 'Listening Event' for the Mayor’s Green Summit took place on Friday 16th February, with a focus on place and how we can make Greater Manchester a physically greener city region, with more green and blue spaces from the city core to the rural edges.

Prestigious award win for GM Smart Communities (NEDO)

A joint project between GMCA and Japan’s New Energy Development Organisation (NEDO) has won the national CIBSE Award for best collaborative project.

Greater Manchester’s Natural Capital Annual Conference 2018

Over 70 delegates attended Greater Manchester’s Natural Capital Annual Conference to discuss the opportunities and benefits around connecting people with nature.

A Greater, Greener Manchester: Have Your Say

Greater Manchester's Green Summit will set a new environmental vision for the city region, and accelerate our ambition to become ‘carbon neutral’ before 2050.

 

Greater Manchester homes getting ‘smarter’ with Japanese Government

The Greater Manchester Smart Communities project team, including chiefs from GMCA and the Japanese Government, presented their final report and recommendations at The Public Sector Show on 21 November.

Let’s talk about community energy

There is a buzz at the moment about community and local energy but what is it and what does it mean to Greater Manchester?

Q&A: Professor Hisham Elkadi, GM Low Carbon Hub Board

As part of a new series, we’ll be interviewing members of the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub Board to find out more about their priorities for the hub, and their ambitions for a more sustainable Greater Manchester.

We recently sat down with board member Professor Hisham Elkadi, Dean of the School of the Built Environment at the University of Salford.

Solarplicity installation

Solar power deal will lower social tenants' energy bills

Solar panels are to be installed in 800,000 low-income homes across England and Wales over the next five years, as part of a new government scheme.

Tree inside lightbulb

Multi-million pound fund to make Greater Manchester a greener city-region

Mayor Andy Burnham has unveiled a £21m European Regional Development fund as part of plans to make Greater Manchester a world-leading green city-region.

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