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

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Restoring pride in social housing

Building more homes is higher on the agenda than ever before, but future-proofing must be top priority for management teams, explains William McDowell of Rockpanel Group.

Temporary defences being tested by Environment Agency staff

New kit tested as part of major flood response exercise

Environment Agency teams across England are training with new temporary flood barriers, pumps, vehicles, and drones as part of Exercise Certus, which reached its climax last week. Teams from the Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire office in Warrington are testing the local response, using real time data, practicing our winter readiness and using real-life scenarios to replicate how a flooding incident plays out.

Wilkinson Star

Equipment supplier looks to cut energy use

Salford-based engineering equipment supplier, Wilkinson Star, has taken measures to reduce its energy consumption with support from the Business Growth Hub

Science as Revolution: GMCA at ESOF 2016

From 23-27th July 2016, the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) comes to Manchester, with climate sessions and interactive exhibitions from Greater Manchester’s Combined Authority (GMCA).

Worried about Brexit? Community energy could be the answer.

Andrew Hunt from Greater Manchester Community Renewables explores the possibilities and benefits of community energy.

Government’s ‘central heating for cities’ scheme to bring energy bills down

£320 million will be invested over the next five years in schemes across the country to procure low carbon heat and supply it to keep homes and businesses warm.

Little Bill Mascot

Greater Manchester Green Deal Communities Programme Exceeds Targets

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has exceeded Government targets to become the first authority in the country to complete the Green Deal Communities programme.  

Globe Environmental - Adnan Zeb-Khan

Environmental consultancy branches out with Growth Hub

Globe Environmental Consulting has branched out into new areas of the waste market with support from Greater Manchester’s Business Growth Hub

City Mayor Paul Dennett

New Chair for Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub Board

GM Low Carbon Hub is pleased to announce Salford City Mayor, Paul Dennett, as its new Chair.

Axiom Retail Display Supplier

£100k biomass boost for retail display supplier

Axiom Displays, an Oldham-based retail fixtures and display specialist, has slashed energy and waste costs with a new biomass boiler and is working with the Business Growth Hub Business Growth Hub to find further savings.

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