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

Danfield Ltd, Leigh

Energy efficiency success for Leigh manufacturer

Danfield Ltd, a textiles bobbin manufacturer, has made a number of energy efficiency improvements to its factory and manufacturing equipment, saving thousands of pounds in the process.

Velden Engineering Ltd, Bolton

Significant carbon footprint cut for Bolton engineering firm

Velden Engineering (UK) Ltd, a subcontract engineering firm, has achieved a significant cut in its carbon footprint since 2012 after making cost-effective investments in low carbon technologies.

MHA Lighting Ltd, Wigan

MHA Lighting, Wigan, strengthen its role in low carbon sector

MHA Lighting, an award-winning LED lighting manufacturer in Atherton, Wigan, is strengthening its role in Greater Manchester’s low carbon sector with support from the Business Growth Hub.

Sun set to shine on Manchester schools

Two schools in Greater Manchester have completed the first phase of an ambitious project that will enable them to begin generating their own electricity using solar power.

SSH Thermal Imaging Photo - ETI

Greater Manchester wins a place in £80m trial of smart heat and energy modelling

A trial of new energy modelling software could help Greater Manchester deliver a ‘master plan’ for sustainable local heating.

Carrington Court

Tameside energy specialist identifies £200k potential sales

Energy Gain UK, a low carbon energy specialist based in Tameside, is finding new growth after receiving funding and sales development support from the Business Growth Hub.

Q&A: Manchester Art Gallery

This year, Manchester Art Gallery has been longlisted for the Ashden Awards, which recognise organisations that promote sustainable energy. Here, Clare Wiley speaks to Amanda Wallace and Catriona Morgan, who are responsible for the gallery’s sustainability strategy.

Future climate in focus as 2014 sets new record temperature

As news breaks of another record-setting year for the global climate, what does the climate shift mean for our towns and cities? A ‘Future Climate Forum’ in February will be looking for some answers.

DJS Market Research Ltd, Stockport

Bolton and Stockport firms increase sales and green growth

DJS Research Ltd, a market research company in Stockport, and Bri-Tek Technologies, an LED lighting company based in Bolton are seeing an increase in sales and green growth through working with ENWORKS. 

Carbon Coop house

Deep retrofit comes to Greater Manchester...

Jonathan Atkinson profiles how Carbon Coop members are benefiting from large-scale home energy improvements through retrofitting measures.

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