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

Quantum Profile Systems Ltd

£147,000 resource efficiency savings for Oldham manufacturer

Building products manufacturer, Quantum Profile Systems Ltd (QPSL), has accumulated annual savings of £147,000 since 2012 with resource efficiency support from the Business Growth Hub.

Factory Floor at Quantum Profile Systems Ltd, Oldham

£100 million green savings for Greater Manchester business

Businesses in Greater Manchester have saved £100 million by improving their resource efficiency with specialist support from the Business Growth Hub, new figures reveal.

Worldwide LED Lighting

Worldwide LED Lighting Ltd achieves quality accreditation and new business with Business Growth Hub

Worldwide LED Lighting Ltd, a supplier and installer of LED lighting based in Tameside, has achieved full ISO accreditation and won new business with support from the Business Growth Hub.
 

Hallidays Solar Panels

Business support firm switches to green tech

Hallidays Group Ltd, an accountancy and business support company in Stockport, has partnered with a local green technology supplier to install LED lighting and solar PV on its site, saving £9,000 a year.

Stockport Town Hall by Flickr user Mikey

Stockport Sustainable Business Challenge winners announced

The winners of the Stockport Sustainable Business Challenge who will share a £50,000 funding pot have been announced by Stockport Economic Alliance.

Image courtesy of Flickr user Joshua Poh

Time to disinvest?

The lecture halls may have fallen silent, and students disappeared for their summer holidays, but there is still a lot of deep thinking being done in the corridors of power at the University of Manchester (UoM).

Q&A: Julian Packer, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Julian Packer, Low Carbon Investment Director for the GMCA Core Investment Team (CIT), talks to Tina Bugliosi about the role of the PDU and the impact of the ELENA funding.

Wallwork Heat Treatment Ltd

Bury manufacturer cuts energy consumption by a fifth

Wallwork Heat Treatment Ltd, a heat treatment specialist for the aerospace and automotive industries, has cut its energy consumption significantly by improving resource efficiency.

December in Paris

Todd Holden, director of Low Carbon Policy and Programmes at the Business Growth Hub, gives his take on the current state of play as the world gears up for December’s UN climate summit in Paris.

Coleherne Ltd

Local manufacturers team up to slash lighting costs

Coleherne Ltd, a white metal lined bearing manufacturer and laser cutting service in Tameside, Greater Manchester, has teamed up with local LED manufacturer, LightXcel, to cut the energy use of its lighting by 72 per cent.

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