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

Q&A: Cllr Sue Derbyshire, GM Low Carbon Hub

Part of the Association of Greater Manchester Authorities, the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub leads the region's low carbon agenda. Cllr Sue Derbyshire, leader of Stockport Council and new chair of GMLCH, gives Clare Wiley an overview of the hub's goals.

Beldam Crossley

Bolton manufacturer finds cost and carbon savings with ENWORKS

Case study: Beldam Crossley, a manufacturer of industrial sealing technologies, is saving over £4,400 and 23 tonnes of CO2e a year after five months of resource efficiency support from ENWORKS

Supported to save: the steel SME cutting carbon and costs

Case Study: Manchester manufacturer saves £49k with ENWORKS

Waste firm wins £13,500 contract with ENWORKS support

Case study: White Recycling, a Salford-based waste management company, has achieved new sales to the value of £13,500 thanks to low carbon sector support delivered by ENWORKS.



Fuelling our future

Helen Seagrave reports on the findings from her working paper 'Greater Manchester: how will we fuel our future?'

Image of detail of low carbon housing retrofit by Charlie Baker

Smart communities demo for Low Carbon Hub

A new partnership between Greater Manchester's local authorities and one of Japan's leading organisations for energy research is delivering smart heat to 600 local homes.

vapour trails and electric wires

Event report - transition towards a low carbon economy

How can Greater Manchester secure a further 2.5m tonnes of carbon reductions, above and beyond business as usual, to ensure it hits its 48% target on CO2?

Solar facade via Wikimedia Commons user Hanjin

Steering growth for the green economy

Mark Hillsdon talks to Pro-Manchester's Green Economy Group about their plans to support the city's move towards a low carbon economy.

Investing in green growth for Greater Manchester

A low carbon economy is one of the principle goals in the forthcoming, updated Greater Manchester Strategy. Here Mark Atherton introduces the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Hub, its priorties, programmes and governance arrangements.

Library walk

Greater Manchester's sustainability in numbers

If you can't measure it, you can't manage it, so here's Platform's first attempt at running the numbers on Greater Manchester's sustainability efforts, from waste, to cycling, to carbon.

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